Hewlett-Packard

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Hewlett-Packard Reviews in New York, NY

Updated September 30, 2014
Updated September 30, 2014
9,083 Reviews
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Pros
  • Decent work-life balance due to flexibility of work schedule but that's about it (in 1167 reviews)

  • Being able to work from home is also great so you are never behind in work (in 663 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance was horrible: meetings early in the morning or late at night (in 202 reviews)

  • Mid to senior management each day you get more surprised with how incompetent they are (in 317 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great company

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great products, passion for customers.

    Cons

    Very tactical. You are only as good as your last quarter.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Bad management

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great respect for people who have worked for HP

    Cons

    Management is going in so many different directions. You are just a number and there is no loyalty towards employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stick with one strategy and stop buying companies. Develop from withing and not by purchasing IP.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Hardware Break fix Technician

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    Former Employee - Hardware Break Fix Tech in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Hardware Break Fix Tech in New York, NY

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    the Managers are very aware of you work performance and don't hold you back once you show that you want to advance

    Cons

    must have a hard working state of mind

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    some of the people under your LTE program deserve more then others that should be look into not only by the onsite Lead or Manager but by the Project Lead or Manager

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    HP has a very personable work environment.

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Program Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, challenging projects, average salaries and benefits

    Cons

    Becoming very centralized from work location perspective in a virtualized world

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to do more to eliminate business group silo mentality and actions

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Its a Job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Developer/Engineer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - IT Developer/Engineer in New York, NY

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Career development was good. Lot of great people

    Cons

    Small to no raises, overgrown with little to no internal innovation.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    Not the company it was

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Program Manager in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Good products, good service and people who care.

    Cons

    Company miss-managed over the last 10-15 years. Too many CEOs and changing directions has caused the company to lose focus. Currently employees are hanging on waiting out the next work force reduction; keeping their head low. Standardization efforts has cause the company to "manage by metrics" forgetting the reason for the metrics. Process compliance is stifling creativity. Also, continual purchasing of companies versus creating within cause continuous challenges of making it all work together.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Enable your employees the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. reduce reliance on the web portals and allow your managers to manage their employees. Build trust, allow your employees to learn and create.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Very good company to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technology Consultant IV in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Technology Consultant IV in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Vast knowledge repository which helps

    Cons

    Employee training and investment needed

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great place to work and learn

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Product Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Some really top notch people here. Can learn a great deal if you seek out the right opty.

    Cons

    hp is a big ship. its not always quick to turn

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stay committed to the turn-around and the rich history and culture built by bill and dave!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Very active, full long days.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Queue Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Project Queue Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You are given tools to work with.

    Cons

    No much chance for advancement and lots of jobs have become outsourced, No work balance even working from home.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring back jobs to US.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Company Unclear about its identity

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    Former Employee - Senior Principal in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Principal in New York, NY

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work with talented people; have opportunity to work with many different organizations as a consultant

    Cons

    Company highly political; unsure of future identity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat employees with more respect

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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