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Best company I have every worked at!

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Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff  in  San Diego, CA (US)
Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in San Diego, CA (US)

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

Pros

Best atmosphere, very casual, Worked with really smart people who were very committed to doing a good job and doing the right thing. You weren't judged on you appearance, i.e. forced to wear a suit. My direct supervisor would come in shorts and flip-flops - as an extreme example. Great benefits, stability and ok pay. Work/life balance was good if you had an understanding manager.

Cons

If you are nonexempt, you tend to hit a glass ceiling, no pun intended, with little chance to jump over to the exempt side of things, unless you get an advanced degree or MBA, etc

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    Excellent Company to work for

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time

    Pros

    Employees are treated with respect; HP has good management philosophy. Most of the managers who have been with the company for a long time follows the HP Way of management.

    Cons

    There has been lots of organizational and leadership changes over past couple of years. It seems like every few months an organizational change is announced.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to bring the stability back to the management team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Work Life Balance

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    Current Employee - Analytics Consultant  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Analytics Consultant in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible timings, and people respecting your space makes this a very comfortable work environment. office politics are there but not overwhelming

    Cons

    Salary below par, for the same kind of work done in other companies. Probably because Analytics for HP is a cost center rather than a profit center

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Career development in terms of promotions seem to be neglected

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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