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Helpful (1)

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)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    HP - constant reorganizations

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

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

  2. There are no exceptions to the process. Accountability is at too high a level.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Service Manager in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It has the resources and the depth.

    Cons

    Middle management are chasing their tails trying to adjust the results to meet their targets and keep their jobs.

    Advice to Management

    Break the company up.

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