Hewlett-Packard

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Not Bill and Dave's HP Way

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Big company, lots to do, lots of hard working talented prople, cool products

Cons

Big company; too much turmoil, lots of politics, invisible, unsupportive HR

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get back to the core values that Bill and Dave built the company with.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    learning curve was steep in the beginning but progress slowed after a year or so

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible working hours.
    fun colleagues.
    flat hierarchy/ informal and casual interactions

    Cons

    frugal - does not help with employee morale
    no structured development program - says that it cares about developing people but really just shuffle them to fill headcount gaps
    short term oriented

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Ship is sinking

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    Current Employee - Sales
    Current Employee - Sales

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

    Pros

    - commition payed on monthly base
    - good salary

    Cons

    - so called HP Way exist only on slides for newbies
    - hyper bureucractic
    - tons of people on non-revenue generating positions in EMEA region
    - endless conf calls
    - total mess within organisation with every change on C-level
    - zero integration between aquired companies and HP (in.ex. Autonomy, Vertica)
    - endless "ass cover" initiatives from management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    At least let HP die with some dignity ..

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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