Q: What is it like working at Hewlett-Packard Company?
Software Developer in Houston:
Pros: The challenges and the respect of my peers.
Cons: The lack of advancement opportunities.
Senior Project Manager, IT in London:
"Being a number at HP."
Pros: The interaction with fellow workers.
Cons: Continual cost cutting.
Senior Database Administrator (DBA) in Los Angeles:
"Keep your Resume Updated."
Cons: They constantly are laying off key people and replacing them with Cheaper/Less Competent offshore people. This makes our job more difficult working with unqualified people.
Software Engineer in Roseville:
"Flexible, Low-Pressure, Decent Pay."
Pros: * Flexible hours.
* Casual atmosphere.
* Friendly and knowledgeable workforce.
* Embedded development.
Cons: * Below average pay.
* Chaotic management.
* Slow paced.
Software Developer in Lexington:
"Red tape everywhere."
Pros: I get to work with a bunch of extremely intelligent people.
Cons: The company is so overly bureaucratic that getting anything done is next to impossible. Being innovative is strictly prohibited. I'm treated like a code monkey.
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Lawrenceville:
Pros: Telecommute flexibility benefits.
Cons: Layoffs and pay.
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Austin:
"Is what I do worth it?"
Pros: Working with people on a consistent basis. Taking care of others and organizing information to be readily used by upper management. Understanding how my contributions work for the overall goals of the company.
Cons: Pay makes it difficult to earn anything more per year once you're hired. Didn't receive a salary bump after getting a promotion. Constant limbo with the company split occurring.
Product Marketing Manager in Houston:
"A Roller Coaster Overall."
Pros: Highly flexible schedule.
Stable employment if you've been there under 10 years.
Cons: The company is rather cheap.
Senior management is very poor at making and sticking to good decisions.
Software Developer in Plano:
"Friendly Environment, Office Conditions, The Management."
Pros: They are willing to take risks on new graduates. They provide a career development path and the training to achieve it. Many projects occur simultaneously and offer the ability to move from project to project as your skills improve.
Cons: Lower than expected pay. Longer than ideal commute.