Hewlett-Packard

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Good environment, but too big of a company.

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Current Employee - Hardware Engineer  in  Boise, ID
Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in Boise, ID

I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Flex hours, good people to work with.

Cons

Too big for a change.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Leave Mark Hurd's legacy behind. Listen to the employees. Do not be afraid to take risk. Do not be coward.

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    Great people, hard work, low wages, information overlord

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    Former Employee - Field Service Laptop/Desktop Tech  in  Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Field Service Laptop/Desktop Tech in Stamford, CT

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Promotions from within. This means your manager has done your job. This is rare these days, and golden for effective management. Work from home office. Company provides new laptop, cell phone, printer, office supplies. New company vehicle replaced every 2 years, with personal use allowed. Generally great coworkers and immediate managers.

    Cons

    Entry level pay while expected to handle job like it's your own service business. Having to order and pick up parts on a daily basis while trying to fulfil heavy daily service call requirement. Vehicle promoted as free in interview, but is actually considered a salary bonus, and taxed accordingly. $150 a month deducted for "free" car. On call every couple of weeks to cover major enterprise level customers like GE, and their mission critical server rooms. Even though you fix laptops 99% of the time. Server repair training all on line and overwhelming with the amount of models you need to study. Huge requirement to online training with no time for it. Because of expectation that you operate like an entrepreneur, the job takes over your life. Quota to come up with sales leads. Too many emails

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't put lower end laptop techs in the position to cover your high level enterprise customers. Don't make technicians sell; they hate it. Let them focus on what they're good at, fixing machines.

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    HP remains a great place to work

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    Current Employee - Partner Business Manager  in  Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Partner Business Manager in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    HP has fought through hard times in the recent years however the company has remained a key player in the technology field. With hard times come hard decision however HP has remained loyal to its workers that have built this company.

    Cons

    Sometimes HP can lose sight of the individual, however when you have 300,000 plus employees worldwide that can happen.

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