Hewlett-Packard

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Hewlett-Packard Reviews in New York, NY

Updated December 12, 2014
Updated December 12, 2014
9,491 Reviews
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Pros
  • Decent work-life balance due to flexibility of work schedule but that's about it (in 1209 reviews)

  • Being able to work from home is also great so you are never behind in work (in 684 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance was horrible: meetings early in the morning or late at night (in 211 reviews)

  • You can hear people want to fix issues but the senior management just doesn't get it (in 319 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great place to work and learn

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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
  2.  

    Very active, full long days.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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
  3.  

    Company Unclear about its identity

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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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  5.  

    HP has provided a great work experience and tools for my professional growth.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Allows teleworking, provides high quality training inmany IT areas to compliment job role, promotes highly regarded corporate policies mean to unify the company adn raise morale.

    Cons

    Communication between workstream on the same account could be improved. Sometime some processes can seem beaureacratic instead fo focused on quality and customer satisfaction.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to lower level employees (the worker bees) and take action on recommendations they make.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    No real growth opportunity

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    colleagues, culture, location, work environment (2004)

    Cons

    continuous cycles of downsizing, salary cuts during economic crisis completely demoralizing

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    HP Client Management

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great culture, great people, great brand, great products

    Cons

    Sales channel conflict and lack of client focused strategy reduces ability to grow market share.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get focused on delivering business outcomes. Become less transactional and more strategically engaged.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Working at HP

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    This company has many resources and many opportunities. You are the only one holding you back from growing in this company.

    Cons

    Past CEO's have negatively impacted HP. Meg is making terrific headways but it does take time. I feel confident that she can pull it off.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Life at HP

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    People focused on doing the right thing

    Cons

    No salary increases. HP Total rewards program does not include them

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand what is important to the employees and get them raises. Employees are not a comodity

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Wanted to make it work, but they seem determined to step all over themselves

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Sales in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Software Sales in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Good at creating a high level vision. An industry legend that you want to see succeed

    Cons

    Lost ability to innovate and execute. Management out of touch with the field...and not interested in addressing the issue.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the field. They have a lot to offer.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great but waning fast

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Partner Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Partner Manager in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Reasonable salary and good benefits. Company has good name overall. Starting to reinvest in R&D

    Cons

    Too much management and not enough workers. Culture used to be great but over the past decade it has decayed. Carly started it and Hurd finished it. Reduction of innovation has been devastating

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut the executive management staff

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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