Hewlett-Packard
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www.hp.com Palo Alto, CA 5000+ Employees

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Good Company

Marketing Manager (Former Employee)
Cupertino, CA

I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than a year

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

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

Advice to Senior ManagementGet out and talk to the employees and listen to what they have to say.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Highly Overrated!

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Plenty of resources available. Lots of smart & talented… Cons: The company is very top-heavy with management. There are too many reorgs. The constant threat of more workforce reductions kills morale - especially… Advice to Senior Management: See cons above and actually make tangible and important changes… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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HP = hopeless position = unsustainable future

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Some very smart people work there but they have no business sense. They are managing to org charts not to… Cons: High senior manager turnover means that the CEO does not know what to do. The short term P+L focus to keep the stock price… Advice to Senior Management: Executive alignment is a fallacy. Conflicts and contention are rampant due to contention at all ranks.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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