Hewlett-Packard
3.0 of 5 8,229 reviews
www.hp.com Palo Alto, CA 5000+ Employees

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Morale is hurting, and people are definitely not happy in the US.

Financial Analyst (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

ProsRelatively good medical plans, but price increases were worsened by mandatory US salary reductions in 2009.

ConsBelow market salaries
Poor 401 match
Little regard for maintaining comfortable work spaces/facilities
No room for advancement
Forced ranking
Subjective bonus payouts

Advice to Senior ManagementHave you ever wondered about the intangible (human) costs of your transformation?

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Gets worse every year as we try to be just like any other company. i.e. meet industry standards, be middle of our peers

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    Roseville, CA

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard


    Pros: Salary is good, but now it is performance-based, which is ok, but... see cons Enjoy working with other colleagues. flexible time - there are… Cons: An excellent performance may or may not be rewarded if your business is doing well. Employees are held accountable for meeting goals and aspire… Advice to Senior Management: Improve employee satisfaction to retain key talent. Poor benefits/rewards will leave you with unhappy poor performers. Balance shareholder demands with employee satisfaction. Employees have… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Project Manager (Former Employee)
    Fort Collins, CO

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard


    Pros: Flexible work schedules, probably a good place for a first… Cons: Culture of continual layoffs make it a difficult place to… Advice to Senior Management: Start to value your people -- stop treating employees as… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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