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Hewlett-Packard Reviews

Updated May 23, 2017
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  1. "Good R & D Facility"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

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

    Pros

    Work culture,
    Work Ethics
    Work Life balance

    Cons

    Generally printing domain is in decline. So benifits are reducing Y on Y


  2. "Not the same HP…"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Quality Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Product Quality Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large, well-established company with solid benefits.

    Cons

    Pay scheduled for an individuals responsibles was sub-par. Little respect by second level manager and above for the engineers and workers.

    Advice to Management

    Respect the talent that you have. Treat them well and reward them.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Administrative"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative in Palo Alto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of nice people and have met some new friends.

    Cons

    This is not the same HP it used to be. Too many lay-offs; too many company splits. Employees are treated like liabilities and not assets.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to the employees we can make a company great.


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  5. "Compaq becomes HP"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Great resources. Good tools. Interesting people.

    Cons

    Big. Closed offices and had people work from home but then decided they should go to offices.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Some great people, dodgy management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The size of the company and resources

    Cons

    The size of the company and how they allocate those resources

    Advice to Management

    You're a bemouth, abhorrent beast. Pick your favorites and put all of your efforts behind them. Don't try to do everything and don't try to be a startup, it's not in your DNA.


  7. "was great"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    hired the best, lots of freedom on hours

    Cons

    continual downsizing, reduced benefits, selling off real estate

    Advice to Management

    find the next great thing and plow ahead


  8. "Operations Program Manager/Supply Chain/Procurement/Social Innovation"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Operations Program Manager in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Operations Program Manager in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture, Teamwork, Crossfunctional and Crosscultural Experiences

    Cons

    Contracting of the US workforce


  9. "ELECTRICAL ENGINEER"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    a very good company to work for, i had a good experience working for this company, i would recommend this this company to other people.

    Cons

    the only negative thing is this company is shifting some of its operation oversees, so some of this opportunities are being moved to other countries

    Advice to Management

    do abetter job to improve the communication channels among its empoyees


  10. "ASR"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - ASR in Chico, CA
    Former Employee - ASR in Chico, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of resources for information, great team atmosphere,

    Cons

    Never reimbursed for travel. hours would sometimes fluctuate


  11. Helpful (6)

    "Field Sales Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    GREAT people, great history, strong resilient brand name in the market, lots of opportunity to do many different things.

    Cons

    Increasingly bureaucratic, too many layers of management, hard to get things done quickly, not as innovative as they once were.


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