Microsoft employees are some talented people. It’s no surprise that they are easily hired by other companies and Microsoft competitors. But, the results of where they do decide to go may be surprising. Apple, Cisco and Dell are on there, and Google takes the lead. Facebook comes in at #11, but still a large number of employees end up heading to the social networks employed ranks.
We did a search on LinkedIn for Microsoft, using "past company" as a filter. From there we tracked down where all the former Microsoft employees are landing.