Hewlett-Packard

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Good in the beginning...

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Project Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
Current Employee - Project Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

Pros

It's a very dynamic environment and you'll always be dealing with new projects, new technologies, new people. Can't get bored!

Cons

No clear career path; recognition is usually a pat on the back and bonus is almost inexistent and when you earn it, it sucks; never sat down with my leader to discuss where I can get on my career inside HP; never participated on a formal training on a class to learn new things because I've never had time to do so and my client would not wait for me to be trained and my leader would always press me to "learn as you go" instead of attending classes; etc.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Get interested in your employee's aspirations
- Help him plot the course to accomplish the employee's objectives/goals on the company
- Recognize the accomplishments accordingly (not just a pat on the back, but bonus AND promotions with salary increase!)

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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    Do not work for HP

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

    Pros

    Nice, intelligent co-workers
    Flexible working arrangements
    Vacation days accumulatded each year

    Cons

    Continuous layoffs
    Transfers to inappropriate positions with no regard for affected employee's career path or happines
    Salary cuts which are then returned as a "bonus"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop being robots who merely hand down directives from upper management
    Do not force inappropriate career chanages on employees
    Treat employees as people, not numbers or salaries,respectfully, or expect a mass exodous when the economy recovers

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Hewlett-Packard

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

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

    Pros

    Large company, looks good on a resume. If you are a marginal employee, it will not be noticed too much.

    Cons

    Benefits are not among the best, even though they have a great bargaining chip with 300K employees, promotions are non-existant, as are raises. Performance based bonuses are a joke.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember the people that work to make this company what it is. If you take care of them, they will work hard to take care of the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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