I’m not happy here because the lack of support from managers is huge. How much support do you get from your manager? I think most employees expect support, but don't get it. This leads to disengagement in the workplace. Why is that so? Why is their support lacking?
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Welcome to HPE and the post COVID era. If you want to be micromanaged, maybe this isn’t the best company for you. If you enjoy doing your job without someone constantly looking over your shoulder, then enjoy the ride.
Most managers at HPE are just going through the motions. Our team talks to our manager about once a month. Dude is managing 3 other teams across 4 different timezones. He's almost always driving somewhere and never home when we do reach him on cell for something urgent. It's kinda crazy, but managers seem to have a pretty sweet gig here. I for one appreciate the lack of support and involvement. Just let me do my job and get out of the way.
When I was at HPE, my manager rarely assigned anyone any tasks on our team. He was a really nice guy and very intelligent, just not a good leader. There were many days I sat at my desk doing nothing. I was forced to find my own work. This eventually led me to my layoff.
I remember every single year end review, he would just go over my tiny raise and ask if I had any questions... and that was it.
Yeah dude, you could be working for Dell. On the other hand, it sounds like HPE is becoming worse than Dell. Many people are leaving HPE and finding better jobs at Nvidia, AMD, Intel, Lenovo, etc. Nobody is going to Dell.
The situation is the same if not worse at Dell.