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Changes are painful

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Current Employee - Storageworks Division
Current Employee - Storageworks Division

I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

Pros

Good pay and decent benfits. Great people to work with and very professional environment. Flexibility to work from home.

Cons

Goals are set at unrealistic levels and the only feedback that I recieve from management is when I have failed to submit one of the ever changing manual reports that I have to turn in weekly. No way to truly track my performance since the system shows deals at incorrect dollar amounts and sometimes fails to post alltogether. Doing my job day to day is continually made harder by the systems that have been put in place to supposedly make everything streamlined. Making the sale is just the first step in an unbelievably complicated process for processing orders.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Set realistic goals and get a handle on performance tracking. Provide an easier process for interfacing with customers and resellers. Value individual contributors.

No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for Hewlett-Packard

  1.  

    Great opportunities for a broad range of technology work

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Allerød (Denmark)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Allerød (Denmark)

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard

    Pros

    Exciting Projects, Broad range of technology and service solution areas. Great colleagues who are helpful in any way possible. Good food

    Cons

    Consultants are not rewarded for the huge amount of work they put in everyday.
    Not much support from the business unless it involves sales

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    In order to increase performance of the consulting business sales personnel need to measured on consulting sales otherwise they have no reason to focus on it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to camp until economy recovers

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard

    Pros

    Great people in the trenches. Wonderful sales support. Company has great reputation

    Cons

    Middle management more concerned about forecasts than customer satisfaction issues, To many individuals calling on the customer. Many sales managers only want to be involved in the close so they can claim credit.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop trying to be all things to all people

    Approves of CEO
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