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Runs much smoother than EDS did

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Current Employee - ITO Svc Delivery Representative IV in Tulsa, OK
Current Employee - ITO Svc Delivery Representative IV in Tulsa, OK

I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Most things are self-help which allows me to get things done more quickly and efficiently. They have forums and wikis for help which allows for a more collaborative work environment. Benefits are pretty good and they have a system in place for performance review that actually affects how you are compensated.

Cons

Most things are self-help which means if you have trouble using the tools you are probably out-of-luck. It's easy to feel "lost in the crowd" at times.

Advice to Management

I know it is hard but there needs to be better ways to interface with upper management. Maybe management checking a forum or something?

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  1. Good experience and run

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great life/work balance. Good people and understanding management. Many opportunities to expand career. A great place to start career also.

    Cons

    You will be a small caog in a a big machine. There are too many divisions and sometimes differrent departments don't know what others are doing, despite upper management's best efforts.

    Advice to Management

    Its a hard goal for a company of this size, but better transparancy and deeper communication will help keep the employees well-aligned with company goals, and motivated.

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    Good company. IT is tough.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    HP is a very collaborative culture.
    Great, very experienced, talented staff.
    Executive leadership is focused and articulate

    Cons

    IT leadership is from Dell / Wallmart / GE and have a walmart mentality
    Executive leadership has signed up for unrealisitic overly agressive financial targets
    Staffing has been significantly reduced workload and stress levels high is some IT departments.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure VP's are aligned and working together.

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