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Updated April 28, 2017
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  • Company manages for efficiency so workload can upset work life balance at times (in 336 reviews)

  • Senior Management seems to not know if they are coming or going sometimes (in 384 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Grand Rapids, MI
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Grand Rapids, MI
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hp allows you to work from home. Clients and resellers are fun to work with

    Cons

    Last of direction sometimes. Hard to get things done in large corporation

    Advice to Management

    Keep simplifying company


  2. "Product Manager at HP"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great environment, flexible schedule, management support

    Cons

    Not agile as a company. Decision making is too slow


  3. "Hewlett Packard"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - L&D SUPPORT COORDINATOR III in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - L&D SUPPORT COORDINATOR III in Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employee will be treated with respect, flexibility. Good work environment. Open door policy.

    Cons

    Good place to work with but if you are concerned about your salary hike then you should think about joining HP.


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  5. "Administrative Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boise, ID
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boise, ID
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I was employed at HP over 11 years ago and for over 22 years. It was an amazing place to work at then, so much to learn and very hard work. Rewards for jobs well done were nice to receive.

    Cons

    There were employees that were favorites of management and it showed.

    Advice to Management

    Try not to let favoritism show to other employees.


  6. "Career at HP"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You will be a member of a global IT company with a #1 or #2 position in markets the company serves. Your contributions will be valued and your opinions ssolicited by senior management regularly. You will be challenged and have the ability to grow.

    Cons

    The company is growing through mergers and acquisitions so you must be prepared for constant organizational changes.

    Advice to Management

    Value your remote employees. Often they are remote as a result of prior executive decision.


  7. "Experienced at HP"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Technical Analyst Tier II in India, TX
    Former Employee - Technical Analyst Tier II in India, TX

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Work Environment & people friendly company.

    Cons

    Slow Growth and management are that organized.


  8. "Contractor"

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    Former Employee - Business Consultant in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Business Consultant in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    dedicated team, seasoned individuals with a broad breadth background of skills

    Cons

    lots of stress on job security esp during the layoffs

    Advice to Management

    fewer meanings, less red tape


  9. "HP"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large company to move around within for any opportunities.

    Cons

    Constant dark cloud of layoffs looming

    Advice to Management

    Acknowledge the hard work


  10. Helpful (3)

    "The not so great spin off"

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    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You definitely get to touch a lot of different technology here. The experience is great for your resume.

    Cons

    With all the spin offs and merges (HP to HPE then CSC+HPE = DXC)No raises, budget cuts which turn into work force reductions (ie lay-offs) often. Lay-offs have happened at least 5 times in the 3 years I was there and finally got me. A lot of red tape and administrative extra's which were unneeded.

    Advice to Management

    Show value in your employees, give raises to keep good talent.


  11. "Solutioning/Delivery Leader"

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    Former Employee - Solution/Delivery Leader in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Solution/Delivery Leader in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large and matured company but highly conservative

    Cons

    Highly frustrating since very difficult to make any process improvements

    Advice to Management

    Have advised multiple times but almost impossible to implement any changes.
    Advice would be to use historic data as a base to understand problems and then proper processes/tools to improve them


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