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Former Software Engineer

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Former Employee - QA Engineer
Former Employee - QA Engineer

I worked at Hewlett-Packard

Pros

Relaxed atmosphere and flexible working schedule

Cons

Right now it is struggling and you never know when the next layoff is since they've been doing so many. Morale is really low but depending on which group you are in.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Next time you do 10% pay cut you should apply that to your bonuses also... 10% pay company-wide is fine but when your base salary is 250k and you make millions in bonuses that is not calculated in the pay cuts is unfair

Disapproves of CEO

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    ESCAPED!!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA (US)

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard

    Pros

    If you work you butt off, you get rewarded.

    Cons

    But --expect to have no life. Expect people to tell you-- you have no life. Expect people to say "you need to get a life." Do I work to meet the outragesou timelines--only if you don't want to get yelled at by management who is so intimidated that they can speak up. Cut costs---all the way. Bring your pens, paper, napkins, coffee. HP was a company that valued creativity---now it values cost cutting. Folks--Hurd isn't going anywhere soon.....so get used to it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Seriously....do they even listen to their employee opinion survey. Here is your advice--how can the Executive team work together not compete against each other?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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    Groping in the dark!

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    Current Employee - Intermediate in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Intermediate in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Hewlett-Packard

    Pros

    Work life balance (in DSAS at least), flexi timings, reasonably good work culture

    Cons

    Frequent shifts in organization structures leads to uncertaint; hierarchal structure which makes transparency; decision making and action difficult, Deteriorating attutudes towards employees, flimsy HR practices (division level), poor mangement (division level)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reduce hierarchies, if you must cut employee benefits, do it with velvet gloves, get above regionalism/parochial mind set (division level)

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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