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Truly global company with good working environment

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Consultant  in  Delhi (India)
Current Employee - Consultant in Delhi (India)

I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

HP gives you complete Freedom to work your way, Its a Diverse company with good internal opportunities. HP is like an ocean.

Cons

Too much processes make it bit difficult to find your way. You need some time to understand how things work in HP, which might make you frustrated.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great firm to be with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Market Research Manager  in  Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Market Research Manager in Chennai (India)

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

    Pros

    Great work/personal life balance
    Interesting projects to work on and great internal stakeholders in the US

    Cons

    No budget for travel to meet clients/customers/team on a regular basis
    Senior management is mostly from Genpact and infusing that cost cutting culture into HP.
    Not much career growth can be expected unless someone senior quits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start properly managing seats and empower employees to work from home.
    In doing so, save costs, and also ensure that those funds can be made available for the team rather than spending money on silly games/opening new offices.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company going through trouble

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Oracle Database Administrator  in  Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Oracle Database Administrator in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Hardware and software giant. So for en enthusiastic learner opportunities are unlimited here.
    Employee friendly environment.
    No restriction of chat, facebook or anything. ;-)

    Cons

    Leadership crisis. The board has fired three CEOs in a row already starting from Carly fiorina, Mark Hurd and Leo Apothekar.
    Board's strategies are not working. The last acquisition of UK based autonomy corporation was over valued and HP has to write off US$ 6Billion. Ultimately everything starting from HP share price to employee appraisal take a beating due to disasters like this.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I know this is almost impossible: Find some one like Steve Jobs and appoint as CEO

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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