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Don't expect the HP Way

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Client Principal  in  London, England (UK)
Former Employee - Client Principal in London, England (UK)

I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Great people
Great projects
Lots of office & client locations
Excellent R&D talent
Innnovative solutions (outside of EDS)

Cons

Poor regional management
Driven by monthly reporting cycles
Overwhelming personal admin burden
HR is not Personnel = Hiring & Redundancies
"The ropes dont reach the ground"

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Refresh the in-country management tiers
Ban management by spreadsheets
Make local leaders visible to their people

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Balanced working environment with a reasonably good focus on employees

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager Marketing Communication  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Manager Marketing Communication in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    1. Open and flexible work culture
    2. Employee focused
    3. Significant scope for lateral/vertical growth
    4. High performance is recognized and rewarded

    Cons

    1. Poor judgement in hiring/appointing people managers
    2. People who are not team players are not sufficiently reprimanded/trained
    3. Promotion/salary hike processes are not as transparent/clear cut as they should be

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great life work balance

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive, Business Development  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Executive, Business Development in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They support remote working and encourage employees to be results driven and rewarded.

    Cons

    The time it takes to get rewarded and processes involved are often frustrating

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Simplify the processes to get the most out of people

    Approves of CEO
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