Hewlett-Packard

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Ok, has become too big

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Former Employee - Solutions Architect in Charlotte, NC (US)
Former Employee - Solutions Architect in Charlotte, NC (US)

I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Great talent, great people to work with. Depending on the team and the technology, it can be a fun place to work.

Cons

Too much middle management, to big of a company, unable to react to the market, underpaid. Unable to decide what it wants to focus on. Annual reviews needs improvement and little to no guidance on how to position oneself for success. Little to no work life balance.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen to your employees, practice what you preach. Provide a real career path to your employees without it being in Management. There is too much of a buddy system, if you not part of it the path of success is limited. Evaluated purely based on numbers and not work ethic.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    A sad story of decline and all the Issues that go with that....

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    . Some very good people (25%)
    . Work / Life balance better than average
    . Lots of experience within its walls

    Cons

    . Lots of useless people (75%)
    . Treated like idiots/drones by most management
    . No market-effective company strategy
    . Starting pay is your pay for life
    . Senior management only cares about themselves and/or are psychotic
    . Innovation effectively discouraged in poduct and in methodologies
    . Little to no care for the customer

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    . 360 degree analysis of senior management to identify and close significant "leadership" gaps
    . Fix you services business (TS & ES)
    . Shed Printing and Imaging Group (PIG)
    . Develop and IMPLEMENT a viable cloud strategy and
    . Sell the "new" HP to Oracle

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Account Manager

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    Former Employee - Account Executive in Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Houston, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    Large size and global footprint. Products and services offered are of high quality. Very talented team of people.

    Cons

    The management team is not ver talented and do not treat employees well. The company is in a lot of trouble with the mistakes made over the past few years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your people well - they are your only asset.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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