Talented hardware designers and software engineers. Everyone was passionate and focused on making great products. Also a fun place to be.
HP. HP brought with it the worst CEO ever (Leo A), I guess HP coming in gave everyone (including myself) a year to look for another job.
Advice to Management
HP should focus on making great products, it used to be such an innovative company; now their slogan is "it's all about the bottom line", it's not encouraging to work at a place like that.
I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Palm (Sunnyvale, CA) in June 2011.
I applied online. The recruiter from Palm emailed me to setup a phone interview with hiring manager. I got invited to an on-site interview one week later. The interview panel consists of 6 people, mostly QA and Dev. Total time is about 5 hours.
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