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Satisfying and frustrating

Current Employee - Program Manager in Houston, TX
Current Employee - Program Manager in Houston, TX

I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Have had some good managers that really care about their teams and try hard to support them. The saying is true: "you are only one manager away from a great/lousy job". Fortunately the good ones out number the bad.

Cons

Complexity, ambiguity, rapid change. These are typical in large companies. But there is a lot of it here. That coupled with the constant tension between IT and the business makes success and accomplishment very difficult.

Advice to Management

Relax the policy forcing all employees to only work in an office. Some of us are actually more productive (and happier) working from home. How can you state "mobility" is a strategy we support for customers but not for the employees? Why drive to an office everyday only to sit on conference calls and do email? This policy will result in good people leaving the company out of anger and frustration.

Other Employee Reviews for Hewlett-Packard

  1. I have the opportunity to work on really cool projects.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Travelling, time flexibility, work-life balance.The company has a wide range of projects, from hardware to software, providing great opportunities.

    Cons

    Low salary. No many promotions. Benefits. Some Business Units are very different from others and do not use best-practices.


  2. Good company for career growth, long term employment yields good retirement benefit

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - R&D Section Manager in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - R&D Section Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Many career opportunities inside the company, no need to change jobs to find the right positions.

    Cons

    Large culture variation among businesses due to different organization leadership and management styles.

    Advice to Management

    Strengthen corporate culture communication


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