Hewlett-Packard

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Summed up in one word: Bureaucracy

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Program Manager in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Program Manager in Houston, TX

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

Pros

Flexibility to work at home (some groups, not all).
SMART people.
Many hobby/sports/outside work groups formed.
Employee discounts.

Cons

Management does not empower its employees.
Slow to get the job done; too much red tape.
Few team players due to dog-eat-dog mentality.
Too many meetings, with no decisions made.
Employees are rated against each other.
Salaries/bonuses are small or non-existent.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Empower your SMART employees and allow for humaness.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Good place to coast and collect paycheck

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    great flexibility
    work life balance
    very open, non-hierarchical culture
    old school people with good values

    Cons

    company is on a major downward trend. slow to negative growth in most business units leading to layoffs and early retirements; spending freezes.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to work for

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Little Rock, AR

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

    Pros

    huge company that is always growing. Looking to innovate

    Cons

    Lay offs- taking a toll on workforce

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let more from within to promote

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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