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Hewlett-Packard Reviews in New York, NY

Updated December 4, 2014
Updated December 4, 2014
12 Reviews
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Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman
Meg Whitman
12 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Decent work-life balance due to flexibility of work schedule but that's about it (in 1209 reviews)

  • Being able to work from home is also great so you are never behind in work (in 684 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance was horrible: meetings early in the morning or late at night (in 211 reviews)

  • You can hear people want to fix issues but the senior management just doesn't get it (in 319 reviews)

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  1.  

    Sales

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good tech and sales training

    Cons

    Large bureaucratic future downsizing announced

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great products, passion for customers.

    Cons

    Very tactical. You are only as good as your last quarter.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Hardware Break fix Technician

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - Hardware Break Fix Tech in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Hardware Break Fix Tech in New York, NY

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    the Managers are very aware of you work performance and don't hold you back once you show that you want to advance

    Cons

    must have a hard working state of mind

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    some of the people under your LTE program deserve more then others that should be look into not only by the onsite Lead or Manager but by the Project Lead or Manager

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Its a Job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Developer/Engineer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - IT Developer/Engineer in New York, NY

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Career development was good. Lot of great people

    Cons

    Small to no raises, overgrown with little to no internal innovation.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    HP has provided a great work experience and tools for my professional growth.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Allows teleworking, provides high quality training inmany IT areas to compliment job role, promotes highly regarded corporate policies mean to unify the company adn raise morale.

    Cons

    Communication between workstream on the same account could be improved. Sometime some processes can seem beaureacratic instead fo focused on quality and customer satisfaction.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to lower level employees (the worker bees) and take action on recommendations they make.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Working at HP

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    This company has many resources and many opportunities. You are the only one holding you back from growing in this company.

    Cons

    Past CEO's have negatively impacted HP. Meg is making terrific headways but it does take time. I feel confident that she can pull it off.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great people offerings and legacy. The company offers a wide range of technology solutions. The company also has a distinct market cache as the original "Garage" start-up.

    Cons

    The company is unstable at the moment but Meg Whitman is committed to improving the performance and perception of the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    eliminate duplication

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Two companies in one

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technology Consultant IV in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Technology Consultant IV in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lot of new and upcoming divisions such as Vertica, Autonomy, etc to work for.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy plagues many divisions and activities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reduce bureaucracy.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Very satisfied

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

    Pros

    Big company, set processes, excellent people

    Cons

    takes too much time to make changes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more importance to develop talent

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Happy at HP

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

    Pros

    Well Managed company - would like to work there until retirement

    Cons

    There is a lack of belonging to a team when you work at a customer site

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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