Hewlett-Packard

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Current Employee - Marketing Manager  in  Austin, TX
Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Austin, TX

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

Pros

Lots of growth happening. Layoffs are in the papers, but the company is in a transition period for the better. Meg is a great leader.

Cons

Extremely hard to get normal things done like procurement, staffing, and using off the shelf software. The company is so big that the checks and balances, even though are meant to protect, cause more harm than good. I've seen very bright people give up and leave because of it.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Continue to make the right changes for the future.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Good place for on-the-job training

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    Current Employee - Firmware Engineer  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Firmware Engineer in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    The people cannot be beat. I have zero co-workers that I'd dislike working with. The environment is great, but management won't reward you or your peer's hard work.

    Cons

    You'll get fired as soon as the company needs to pull profits from somewhere. Engineering staff won't get funding they need to complete projects.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop 'trimming the fat' out of the engineering department! Let's see some honest R&D for our growth instead of acquisitions!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Good place to work but management needs focus

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer III  in  Rockville, MD
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III in Rockville, MD

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

    Pros

    - Lot of challenging projects
    - Good place to work
    - Nice benefits

    Cons

    - Too much red tape, To get anything done we need to jump thru the hoops.
    - Lot of sheep mentality in upper management.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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