Hewlett-Packard

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Too much bureaucracy.

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Current Employee - Svc Info Developer II in Portland, OR (US)
Current Employee - Svc Info Developer II in Portland, OR (US)

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

Pros

Advantages of a large company such as good benefits and enough resources to support the work. Good policy allowing for moving to another position within the company.

Cons

Too much bureaucracy. Not enough communication. Too much emphasis on profitability and growth. Too much time spent tracking time. Salary freezes and downsizing when things aren't going well.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    HP - constant reorganizations

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Portland, OR (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Portland, OR (US)

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

    Pros

    Lots of good opportunities, ability to change roles and grow if you are self-directed and motivated. Opportunities to telecommute. Committed and talented employees.

    Cons

    Continual reorganization, lots of red tape, very little autonomy for managers. Inability for people to get raises and promotions. Current difficult financial situation has caused low morale.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    trust breeds trust. Invest in people to raise morale. Not everyone who telecommutes is productive.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Overall Experience was good, I got a lot of opportunities to Grow

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    You have a lot of opportunities to grow if you deliver the numbers

    Cons

    Arrogant Management in Europe and Dumb in America :( deadly combination to initiate de-growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get back the HP way or you will perish

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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