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Somewhat haphazard experience, but treats employees well.

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, CA
Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in San Diego, CA

I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (More than a year)

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

Pros

Reasonable load, good benefits, treats employees well, and has many of the benefits of a large company.

Cons

Can have some busy work, harder to advance managerially and technically past a certain point, and has a lot of the problems of a large company. Plus, it is difficult to get meaningful raises.

Advice to Management

Find a vision and stick to it as if you were Dave Hewlett and Bill Packard. The board and rotating CEO's reek of the current incestuousness of big company boards giving money to their own friends. They don't seem to actually care. Megan Whitman seems different for now but we'll see.

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  1. Stable

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

    Pros

    Stable, a lot of training opportunities

    Cons

    Salary is not that satisifying

  2. Terrible company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineering Systems in Mountain Home, AR
    Former Employee - Engineering Systems in Mountain Home, AR

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

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

    Pros

    None I can think of

    Cons

    Low, low initial pay. No bonus. Worked for 8 years with no bonus or increase in salary.

    Advice to Management

    Who would want to work for a company that has employees that worked for 8 years with no bonus and no increase in base pay?

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