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Neutral - there's good and Bad

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Current Employee - Manager  in  Leixlip (Ireland)
Current Employee - Manager in Leixlip (Ireland)

I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

Pros

Flexibility, respect i am given by my boss, the autonomy to manage and set goals for my people, work life balance is tough at the minute but i own it and am supported. Great colleagues and willingness from people to do the right thing

Cons

Very top down approach, people are more worried about how things look than the substance of what they do.
Some of the "old" spirit of the HP way is gone - but we live in a new world today.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

need to get back to some of the core values of the organisation - don't spin things if they are bad its better to give it straight - people can take it!

No opinion of CEO

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Lead Engineer
    Former Employee - Mechanical Lead Engineer

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard

    Pros

    big company, known name, recognition

    Cons

    Not supporting work force as they state

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    support your employees better ASAP

    Disapproves of CEO
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    A typical large company that fails to differentiate from others like it.

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    Former Employee - Solutions Architect
    Former Employee - Solutions Architect

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard

    Pros

    Large company with wide opportunities in multiple technologies; multitude of customers within Fortune 500; stability during challenging economic times; great benefits.

    Cons

    Poor communications within the division and especially across geographies and other business units; motivated employees leave often.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recruit and retain top talent, greatly improve communications up and down as well as horizontally.

    No opinion of CEO
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