Hewlett-Packard

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Hewlett-Packard Reviews in New York, NY

Updated September 30, 2014
Updated September 30, 2014
9,041 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Decent work-life balance due to flexibility of work schedule but that's about it (in 1156 reviews)

  • Flexible hours & You can work from home/remote as long as the job gets done (in 656 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance was horrible: meetings early in the morning or late at night (in 200 reviews)

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

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  1.  

    Company Unclear about its identity

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    • 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
  2.  

    No real growth opportunity

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    • 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
  3.  

    HP Client Management

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    • 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
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  5.  

    Working at HP

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    • Senior Management
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    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
  6.  

    Life at HP

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    • 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
  7.  

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

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    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
  8.  

    Great but waning fast

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    • 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
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    time to go...

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Good people and working for HP get you meetings

    Cons

    Too big and behind in SW development

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Disappointing

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    Former Employee - Enterprise Account Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Enterprise Account Manager in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Strong portfolio. Brand name recognition

    Cons

    Poor treatment of sales reps.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide a more positive environment for sales reps.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    HP Sales

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

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

    Pros

    Good products, good benefits, ability to move between jobs to gain new experiences

    Cons

    Loss of culture, too many outside hires, no promotion from within, very disjointed mgmt

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to go back to the HP Way for real, not just say it. Need to promote from within. Need to encourage and reward out of the box thinking.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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