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Great people and opportunities but serious issues at the top

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Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Vancouver, WA (US)
Current Employee - Project Manager in Vancouver, WA (US)

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

Pros

Large company with lots of opportunities for exploring different businesses and functions. Great people. Collaborative. Flexibility to manage my schedule - to work where and when works best for me.

Cons

Too many years of sacrificing the future for the current quarter. Rewards have become too concentrated at the top of the company. Really bad decision making at the executive and board level for way too many years. Workload is ridiculous at times. Little to no time or dollars for training.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop trying to grow through acquisitions (especially gigantic, stupid acquisitions!). Focus internally on innovation and invention. Create a more balanced bonus system (profit sharing rather than the ridiculous 'pay for performance') to give all levels of the company incentives, rather than just executives.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Lots of Learning but no growth or incentive

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Associate Manager  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Manager in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots Of Learning Opportunity . Good work life balance. Good Recreation Centre - TT, Squash

    Cons

    No Hike or Promotion. Laid back Management

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good place to learn your career before moving on.

    Cons

    Never get a review for a job. Always get a return of picking someone else.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be honest

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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