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Senior Electrical Engineer

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Former Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, CA

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

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Culture, flexible working hours, great poeple to work with, great technologies and innovations

Cons

Slow in innovations, not effective decisions for future growth

Advice to Management

Speed up marketing and business planings and investigations, initiate major decisions and execute new innovations outside PC & printing product developments.

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  1. Good place to work

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, schedule and are very big supporters of teleworking. There is a lot of corporate diversity and they are very supportive of work-life balance.

    Cons

    Moving from one career path to another is challenging if you are good at what you do (but most companies are like this except for small-mid which you have to wear many hats) Salary increases are very difficult to get, and you can pretty much "seep" sideways in a career for many years without being challenged much. Education is fairly limited to internal coursework and prerecorded modules.

    Advice to Management

    Need to take a more proactive role in promoting employee career paths and help them find the right fit if they are not happy where they are at - HP is a big company and should be able to offer suitable paths to all employees. Salary increases are pretty much non-existent, so like many larger organizations people find themselves stagnating.

  2. Great people and challenging work.

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    Former Employee - Supply Chain Operations Director in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Operations Director in Palo Alto, CA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Incredibly smart, talented and positive people who are doing their best to make HP successful. Great opportunities to work globally. Very good salary and benefits, especially at the management level.

    Cons

    Lots of turnover and reorganizations at the upper management level, resulting in lots of churn on priorities, projects and what people should focus on. Hard to stay positive with all of the negative press - but that should lessen as HP's performance starts to improve.

    Advice to Management

    Be humble, listen to the employees that know what's going on at the operational level, and bring back sincere employee engagement best practices.

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