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Current Employee - Design Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Design Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

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

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

Pros

Work from home, flexible working hours and comfortable working environment

Cons

Company profile is declining. Company is not running good and projects got cut off.

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  1. Watching the decline of a tech giant

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA

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

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

    Pros

    Employees are great people to work with. They are smart, generous, and want to do a great job. They are the company's greatest asset.

    Cons

    Company has lost its edge and lost its way. Under Carly Fiorina, there was too much emphasis on image and not enough on the substance behind it. Under Mark Hurd, the goal was to cut as much as possible. Meg Whitman may have come on the scene when it is too late to be able to save the behemoth.

    Advice to Management

    Good luck. Ignore quarter-to-quarter market changes. Develop the company for the long term by investing in the people. Maybe you'll get back the awesome culture the past few CEOs have shredded.

  2. We were better off as EDS

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    Former Employee - Services Information Developer II in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Services Information Developer II in Dayton, OH

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

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

    Pros

    Recognizeable brand, compensation/benefits are competitive for remaining employees.

    Cons

    EDS was not perfect, but as HP Enterprise Services there does not seem to be a chance for growth under a parent company with such a poor record managing acquisitions.

    Advice to Management

    Spin off Enterprise Services and concentrate on printer cartridges. HP stock price at this time of review is half the price EDS stock was at time of acqusition. How on earth did you manage that?

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