This year, we say goodbye to performance ratings (Accelerating, Driving, and Stalled). Hello Continuous Feedback. It appears it became too much of a burden to continue with employee performance ratings. It also makes no sense as pay raises usually... read more
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I'd be curious if anyone currently working at HPE can comment on how this is going now that we're ~6 months into the outsourcing. Needless to say from the Unisys side of things, both companies seem a bit hostile towards each other. Lots of nickel and... read more
After the shutdown for end of year I believe employees will return next week and get laid off.
"Employees are more likely to resort to unethical behavior when they’re rewarded based on how their performance compares to their coworkers, according to research published in the journal Human Resource Management. "... read more
… for annual performance reviews. Curious what you all are seeing for raises or bonuses this year?
HPE has announced that InfoSight – its cloud-based AI management tool – is being extended to HPE ProLiant Servers, Synergy compute modules, and Apollo systems Thought that this extension was a good move, but I would like some more thoughts on this... read more
While we avoid taxation by putting your jobs in Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, and India? Can HPE count on your support?
...all the activity. That was entertainment at the finest when HPQ/HPE were still together.
Just can't cut the umbilical cord between companies or HPE is like that lost puppy... "I can't quit you" HPE to HPI.
I was wfr'd a few years ago from the Fremont office. I've since moved away and work at a much nicer place. Did the Fremont office ever move to San Jose or Milpitas? Are they looking to consolidate all California offices?
Any credible rumors about early retirement offers at hpe? That is a Tool that HP has used in the past every 6 years or so. Did some research on it, the last one was in 2012. Wondering if they will pull that Tool out combined with Layoffs to meet the... read more
I was under the impression there would be no more layoffs for the year, as even Phil said in the last all employee meeting their budget was done for 2018, so no more cuts to be made. I'm hearing now that they are about to start back up again with the... read more
HPE is an not an acronym, it's a brand name. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, commonly referred to as HPE is a large American enterprise IT company with the headquarters based in the Bay Area (Palo Alto). HPE was founded on 11/1/15 as part of... read more
On one side, she destroyed the life of thousands and thousands of employees and their families (at least temporarily), but on the other, what she executed will keep the names and legacy of Hewlett and Packard alive at least for a while. For the first... read more
Am I the only one thinking this is not a smart move? HPE is the only big company in the server market that’s free falling, with the market share rapidly dropping, and large attrition of qualified workers. With that sort of under performing we... read more
Do you recall “Still Crazy After All These Years”, as sung by Paul Simon? Lyrics at https://www.paulsimon.com/track/still-crazy-after-all-these-years/ FYI… Well now Emperor Nero Antonio and His HR flunkies have (figuratively) sang us a song that... read more
We (in the US) received the e-mail inviting us to go into Workday and update our disability status - and while we are there we can also consider updating our race, ethnicity, gender and military status. Sounds like the HR machine is gearing up for... read more
I know we haven't seen any major layoffs for a few months now, but I think it's far too early to become optimistic. We're nowhere close to originally announced savings, and I'm afraid that it's just a matter of time before anther major layoffs... read more
I've been given a rather generous offer to return which has left me pondering whether to accept it. Under Meg Whitman's leadership, HP/HPE was a company that was repeatedly reorganizing, spinning off, and laying off. I could not see a future with... read more
An HPE job can stimulate LOTS of diverse thoughts about LOTS of things, to include ethology (the study of human and animal behavioral mechanisms as biological adaptations) and anthropology and history (the next and higher levels of evolution in... read more
I know the usual is two weeks, but I'd rather not tell my manager until I really have to. I want to make his life just a little bit more harder after the hell he put me through in the past several months. Are there any repercussions I could face if I... read more
Houston's attempt to move MFG to Austin Flextronixs has been (is being) a disaster, a debacle , complete with slipped schedules and massive costs over-runs. So now, those last lingering MFG workers in Houston (mostly contractors?), whose heads WERE... read more
"Selecting the salesperson (Phil Davis) instead of the engineer (Ana Pinczuk), indicates that HPE thinks that their problem is merely one of sales and marketing." Kind of like when Carly replaced Lew Platt as CEO. Didn't work then, won't work now... read more
I was laid off before the merge to Micro Focus and I had many co-workers who undermined me and tried to micro manage me with harrasment daily. I was never recognized for my work not once and I gave my all and did what the manager wanted. I believe it... read more
If you (as an individual productivity unit) really-really-really would like to take a ½-year (or more) break from work, and can afford to make it on unemployment payments alone, come to HPE; your wish will almost definitely eventually be granted!... read more
Management has THREE passes scheduled, for refining their layoffs planning cycles! The more cycles of planning, the more layoffs! (If they were planning to lay off a mere 10 people, can you imagine more than 1 round of planning?). I have it from good... read more
Is there a Micro Focus section on this site? Can't seem to find it. Thanks.
In the military, in POW (Prisoner Of War) training, the simulated prison guards had us simulated prisoners dig a hole, fill it, and then repeat the same, over and over again. The lesson? There is no faster way to demoralize someone, than to... read more
On the bullying, just some suggestions... Find out in your state, is it legal for you to tape-record (or otherwise auto-record) conversations in which you are a part of. In some states (Illinois for example) you have to ask the other person's... read more
Lately it feels like HPE has given up on layoff in exchange of forcing people to leave on their own. Bullying at workplace is out of control, and there are zero repercussions for main offenders. I've seen two people quit in the past month due to... read more
If you liked the move “Office Space”, and would like to work in a job environment like that, I suggest HPE’s job openings. The recent specialty of the house is what I would call “impractical humor”, because it makes it impractical to actually get... read more
Just, thinkin again ... It's Monday and I have to do somethin. No WFR's this morning due to holiday on Wednesday. USA only. But, Monday the 9th or the 16th, could be another round. It fits the two week rule. Just splanin... It could be another Epic... read more
Any word on your % ?
If you are an old-timer on this site, you'll remember well Gomez's obsession on having his team lurking on and discrediting any negative comments posted here against Meg's execution and overall strategy. Have you noticed how nowadays there are barely... read more
I just found out that they are outsourcing their entire Recruiting Team to Korn Ferry mid next year. All of recruiting I believe, globally. We have a meeting with Alan May, CPOm tomorrow.
Younger Sibling HPQ is laying of 5000 in coming months. Will the disease spread to the older Sibling HPE as well? Time will tell.
Don't forget to respond to the VOW - looks like they "want to hear from us" (But, do they want to know how we really feel!?!)
You all are safe. The layoffs are over. There is now exactly the right number of people to keep the lights on.
Thank you for everything that you did for my family. Looking out the "windows" I see the Glendenning Barn and I wondered over the Building 57 and rank in to a "Duke" Best Wishes.