Hewlett-Packard
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www.hp.com Palo Alto, CA 5000+ Employees

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Great while it lasted

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Hewlett-Packard

ProsGreat name recognition - the company was a great starting point. There were a lot of people that had spent their entire working life there.

ConsSometimes it was too big - too many layers of management at times made it tedious to get some projects completed.

Advice to Senior ManagementSo far things are too big to change quickly without possibly 'breaking' a lot of longstanding ingrained policies and procedures.

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Gone from a commited employee to an employee commited to an escape plan

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Pros: The local management still hold out against the corporation. They can't do anything about the benefits but they still treat us with respect.… Cons: How much time have you got..... As recent as 5 years ago, HP was an iventive high performance company that paid good money for good people.… Advice to Senior Management: I have to write something here to get my other comments… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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If you want to be kicked like a dog, come work here!

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Pros: Most individual contributors are wonderful caring people who, if given a chance by management, could reinstill the founding partner's belief that the company was a… Cons: The new management operating model, a top down hierarchy, where no one questions decisions being handed down by the leadership team, and where the bullwhip… Advice to Senior Management: Remember that happy employees are productive employees. Remember that no every person wants to be, or is, management material. The backbone… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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