Hewlett-Packard

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Poor stability and upper management resulting in bad company wide results trickle into bad raises and bonuses

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Current Employee - Engineer
Current Employee - Engineer

Pros

Good work/life balance, friendly people, competitive starting salaries, relaxed (sometimes too much) work environment, frequently able to work from home.

Cons

On-site benefits severely lacking, work place very stale, clearly cutting corners everywhere. Poor stability and upper management resulting in bad company wide results trickle into tiny raises and bonuses. Rewarded with pats on the back instead of money.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get stability and promote within. Move up people with technical know-how and vision instead of people cashing in from the outside.

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  1.  

    Good Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager  in  Cupertino, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Cupertino, CA

    Pros

    Team work great
    Opportunity to learn
    Really good products
    Ability to move around in the company and grow

    Cons

    Long hours
    Purchasing companies for outrageous $$ (Autonomy) and then laying people off

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get out and talk to the employees and listen to what they have to say.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Low pay!!!!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Information Service Developer  in  El Paso, TX
    Current Employee - Information Service Developer in El Paso, TX

    Pros

    HP is quite flexible about allowing one to work from home when needed. Work/life balance is good. 3 weeks vacation offered after a year of employment. Chirstmas shutdow is great if your project permits.

    Cons

    Pay is way below market. Advancement opportunities were highlighted upon hiring and not the case. May people hired without assigned projects.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay is extremely low for people with technical degrees. Pay increases desperately needed!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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