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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 for more than 5 years

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.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

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    good individual people who mean well

    Cons

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    Replace most of the top level management (below the Software CEO). Treat your top talent well so that they can become company advocates and ambassadors. if things do not change HP will continue to attract bad management and spiral to oblivion

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    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than 10 years

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    Cons

    Change and more change for the sake of change.

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