Microsoft to Yahoo! Talent Acquisition

If Yahoo won't sell out to you, then just hire their people--or so Microsoft seems to be thinking. Below, a note received by a promising job candidate: Microsoft offers an excellent benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vacation, employee stock purchase plan, and 401k, plus some great extras including: our 24-hour nurse line, […]

If Yahoo won't sell out to you, then just hire their people--or so Microsoft seems to be thinking. Below, a note received by a promising job candidate:

Microsoft offers an excellent benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vacation, employee stock purchase plan, and 401k, plus some great extras including: our 24-hour nurse line, stay fit program, product discounts, and paid infant care leave. All part of our commitment to our most important asset: our employees.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce

Hi [Talented Yahoo Employee],

I am a member of Microsoft's marketing staffing team. We