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Good place to start, but don't stay

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Current Employee - IT Analyst in Austin, TX
Current Employee - IT Analyst in Austin, TX

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

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

My first job out of school, so I have to thank them for that. My peers are great, but recently at least half my group left, because we're all being held back, severely over-worked and underpaid. Lower management (my direct supervisor and their boss) are great and attentive to me and my peers, but upper management who sits in the office with us all share a very discouraging elitist attitude.

Cons

(Upper) management elitism. We use YEARS old technology to do our jobs, which makes us highly unproductive. They give us the cheapest, slowest equipment the company sells to work off of. With so many CEO turnovers, no one has a CLUE what direction this once great company is going. Pay is below market for my area at least. Promotion are VERY few and far between. My team is highly discouraged because as good as all of us are after several YEARS of dedication, the company demoralizes us by keeping us at New Hire status (and pay).

Advice to Management

Take time to show appreciation to your team. And not buying t-shirts or walking around pretending to care about us. We are the world's largest technology firm, yet we use the most outdated, antiquated equipment and technologies. Listen to us when we have suggestions for newer/faster technologies.

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  1. How to get in HP?

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    Former Contractor - Manufacturing Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Contractor - Manufacturing Engineer in Houston, TX

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Its a wonderful company to work for.

    Cons

    Not applicable, dont have any.

  2. Lots of leadership change as going through difficult time

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    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Plano, TX

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    work from home. Lots of opportunities within company

    Cons

    Too buracratic. Difficult to get anything done. Too many layers of management. Very virtual

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