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Hewlett-Packard San Jose Reviews

Updated March 27, 2017
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  1. "Great long live technology company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior R&D Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Senior R&D Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, great technology (I was working on HP/HPE Cloud). Lots of resources to learn and grow. Great culture that sustains the company since 1939 in the fiercely competitive high tech world.

    Cons

    Execution - focus and improve processes to get things done more efficiently and effectively.


  2. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment. Very friendly to employees

    Cons

    Nothing specific which os attri buted o ly to HP


  3. "Good R & D Facility"

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    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


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  5. "Administrative"

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    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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    "Some great people, dodgy management"

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    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. "Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Administrator in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Administrator in Palo Alto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Close to home, knew the job

    Cons

    Bullying within the office and in managed by management team

    Advice to Management

    Not to hide away from situations and tackle individual complaints of said bully in which being raised


  8. "A flexible work environment"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Healthy and balanced work life

    Cons

    No specific cons found till now


  9. "Roadblocks"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not much positive to say about this place. It was the biggest sham of my life and in hindsight glad they canned me.

    Cons

    Ridiculous cultureless experience. They are dying a slow painful death and it's all there own fault

    Advice to Management

    Get some passion and take risks


  10. "Bad performing company"

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    Former Employee - Technical Consultant II in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Technical Consultant II in Palo Alto, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly employer,Good infrastructure,Various technologies to work on.Large portfolio,good brand value

    Cons

    No hikes and top management doesn't care of the actual people who work for them.In my 10 years of HP career, I haven't had hikes for 5 years


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Sr. Financial Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People help each other; mentoring

    Cons

    The company innovation is slow which couldn't compete with other hot tech company

    Advice to Management

    more team outing activists



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