Hewlett-Packard

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Former Employee - Systems Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Bangalore (India)

I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than a year

Pros

Very helpful co workers, good place for freshers.

Cons

Sometimes there is too much dependency on one-two persons.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Nothing.

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Poor Company with awful culture

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Client Executive  in  London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Client Executive in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Used to have some good workers, never good leaders.

    Cons

    Lack of recognition, no confidence in the leadership, who you know not what you can do results in promotion, leaders dont practice what they preach (expenses), absolutely untrustworthy personnel departments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recruit some management that actually cares about quality, people, and leadership (inspirational types). Get rid of the liars and the untrustworthy personnel departments.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Poor work culture, atmosphere

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Paycheck. Benefits typical of a large corporation. I asked to be put at the top of the WFR list and managed to get out with a bag of cash.

    Cons

    Toxic. Forced ratings kill integrity and competence of work groups. Clueless good-old-boy management, pointless processes, embarrassingly poor and duplicative tools. No office supplies. The physical environment provided had all the charm and modernity of a gulag. Heard from several former co-workers that management has reneged on promises to them. They figure the employees have nowhere else to go in this economy, and if they do, they don't fit HP's preferred management style. Only consider if you have no other options.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    At least Meg hasn't shot off any major appendages (yet). But stand by to pull the cords on your golden parachutes; this bird is on fire, and it isn't a phoenix.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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