Hewlett-Packard

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After working there for 25 years all of a sudden I get a bad review

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Former Employee - Operational Account Manager Advisor II in Palo Alto, CA
Former Employee - Operational Account Manager Advisor II in Palo Alto, CA

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

Pros

Used to be a good company with good benefits but as soon as Carly became CEO it went downhill.

Cons

It became very competitive. They only wanted to keep the best employees which created an environment of hostility and back stabbing. And every year they would take something away from my benefits package. For example, it used to be that you would get 2 weeks severance pay for every year you worked there. Then they made it 1 week for each year. People are exiting out of there in droves because it is a terrible place to work.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

All I can say is good luck in retaining top notch employees in an environment that is cut throat and where you are taking away benefits. There are much better companies out there to work for so why would the high perfoming stay there?

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    relaxed environment, a lot of politics

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    Former Employee - Systems Software Engineer V in Nashua, NH
    Former Employee - Systems Software Engineer V in Nashua, NH

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    big corporate atmosphere. flexiable working schedule and hours. learning opportunities

    Cons

    there was a lot of politics

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good company but loosing it momentum in EIS

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    Former Employee - Senior Principal in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Principal in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Strong people from Knighstbridge, Strong in ETL, BI, DW,
    EDS acquisition adds to more people to the group
    Expand on the Vertica
    Focus on Helathcare

    Cons

    Not able to integrated the various DW/BI and Software companies that it acquired over a period of time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get the act togather

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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