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Helpful (4)

Too much bureaucracy and turf wars

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Former Employee - Program Manager in Palo Alto, CA
Former Employee - Program Manager in Palo Alto, CA

I worked at Hewlett-Packard

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

egalitarian environment
really smart people
flexible work options

Cons

seemingly constant threat of lay-offs
doing more work with less people at same pay
salary stagnation
limited opportunity for moving to different parts of company

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  1. Helpful (16)

    Management has no clue who pays the bills

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    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    flexible work locations
    get vacation when you ask for it.

    Cons

    You are a number, and considered an expense.
    20, 25, or 30 years of IT experience...no matter....will just call you and let you go....talent out the window.
    The EDSers who got bought were the best talent and they all make alot less now after pay reductions.

    Advice to Management

    Managers make no money for the company. It is the workers that do the work that allows HP to bill clients. Thousands of Brillant people are perplexed as to why HP has let so much fantastic talent go. 1000's of Brillant IT techies are incredibly smarter than 10 bean counters sitting at a table saying how to save money. It may take the company decades to recover after clients realize a lack of support and knowledge are available. When the best people see work force reductions, they leave the company before it happens to them, thus further reducing the intellect left at HP.
    Stop outsourcing.

  2. Helpful (3)

    Flex time great, no raises

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, very accommodating. Great people. Ability to move to new jobs within company. Mgmt will take a chance on you and let you grow into a new role.

    Cons

    Salary - always some excuse for not getting a raise. Few years ago entire company took 5% pay cut. This year everyone got a raise – they got their 5% back.

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