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Good work culture, but not much R and D

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  • Work/Life Balance
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

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

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good work culture, flexible timings ,
Very good people

Cons

Research and Development work is less.

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  1. Leadership struggles at all levels

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Once upon a time, HP was viewed as a management powerhouse. That reputation carries, even if it hasn't been earned in the last 15 years.

    Cons

    Management only wants to hear "Yes", even if it can't be done. If you aren't willing to make promises you can't keep, your career is limited.

    Advice to Management

    Get more involved with your people. Really understand their jobs, rather than blindly delegating to them. As it is, they just look for a scapegoat 90% of the time, which isn't producing results.

  2. ok company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)

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

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

    Pros

    brand value
    history
    ppl are generally nice

    Cons

    old timers can give newbies a very hard time - this was how things have been done here etc.
    with its strong family culture, almost every employee has a network within the company which makes "change" difficult
    middle level managers who have worked for the companies for the ages doesn't even know how to set up a PC - yet they work for an IT company - how ironic!

    Advice to Management

    don't sink the boat

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