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Last 10 yrs not that great in many poor senior management decisions

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Current Employee - Learning Program Manager in Denver, CO
Current Employee - Learning Program Manager in Denver, CO

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

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

great technology, leads the industry in many product segments

Cons

management not taking the time to support their employees

Advice to Management

bring back the HP Way

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  1. Struggling Company with much potential and talented employees

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Very talented and dedicated employee base. Lots of opportunities. Lots of flexibility.

    Cons

    Compensation on the lower side. Company has struggled with its strategic direction and financials - many job cuts pending.


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    Bill & Dave are spinning in their graves.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The people - there are still talented people left. The technology - there is still a lot of great technology to be found. Home office / flexible schedules.

    Cons

    - The employees aren't passionate about the company and HP isn't passionate about them. HP isn't sure what or who it is anymore. The soul is gone and people are demoralized. The "HP Way" is a dusty, distant concept remembered by only a dwindling minority. - Many talented people are leaving or have already left. Between the recent early retirement offering and the a general run for the exits, turnover is a big problem. With all those people goes the experience and innovative ideas needed to turn this company around. - Internal systems are a confusing mess. - If you love red tape and bureaucracy, you'll love HP. - Way too many products, SKU's and overlapping technologies. - Support and maintenance teams are off-shore and could care less about the customers. - HP isn't a single company. It's a group of companies poorly patched together without a clear vision or single purpose. - The next few years are going to be tumultuous to say the least. Be prepared for frequent reorgs and strategy changes.

    Advice to Management

    Stop trying to be everything to everyone. Get back to basics. Divest into logical companies: PC's/Printers, Software, Storage, Servers, etc. before this beast crumbles under it's own weight.


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