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Like a small cog in a giant machine

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Former Employee - Senior Director Engineering in Dublin, OH
Former Employee - Senior Director Engineering in Dublin, OH

I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (More than 3 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Job security given today corporate environment
Can float along without too much accountability for a long time

Cons

Someone has to die before you can expect to get promoted

Advice to Management

Split the company into manageable SBUs

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  1. Helpful (1)

    This was a great company, but it has gone downhill.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I enjoyed working with top-notch engineers.

    Cons

    HP seems to have a hard time figuring out what business it is in. Many projects where cancelled after a few months.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out what business you are in and stick to it. Engineers will gain a better competitive edge if they work in the same area for a longer period of time.
    Return to an emphasis on quality. HP products I've used of late (laptops and printers) have decreased so much in quality that I won't buy them any more. This has hurt the value of the HP brand, and it will be difficult to re-earn the reputation HP used to have.
    Emphasize win/win situations for HP and its customers. Toward the end of my time at HP, HP only seemed to want to suck as much money out of customers as possible.


  2. Helpful (1)

    sales engineer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    big company a lot of opportunities

    Cons

    slow internal processes. Things move slow internally


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