Hewlett-Packard

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Great work life balance, overall a good company to work for.

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Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Fort Collins, CO (US)
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Fort Collins, CO (US)

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

Pros

Great work life balance. No pressure to work more than 40 hours a week. Extra effort usually is rewarded.

Cons

Size of the company is huge. There is constant management and structural changes. It is sometimes impossible to get the equipment needed. Takes forever for a plan to be put into place.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Cut out all of the bureaucracy and let the enigneers get things done. Stop thinking quarter to quarter and thing bigger picture

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Senior Researcher at HP Labs

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Bristol, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bristol, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Flexibility in the work. Good benefits

    Cons

    As in all big corporations: politics, bureaucracy, etc.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    I worked at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The first and second level management really cared about their employees and took care of them as much as they could.

    Cons

    The hirer level management looked at the employees as numbers only and didn't let the plans and programs have an opportunity to work. There is too many changes too quickly without the opportunity for people to work the plans.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find the right plans and stick with them.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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