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How to Land a Job at Hewlett-Packard

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With 317,500 employees in over 170 countries, Hewlett-Packard is always seeking best-fit candidates for its job openings. The company is currently in the midst of a five-year turnaround plan to transform itself back into a market leader, with a mission to deliver an agile “new style of IT” that’s driven by the interrelated trends of the cloud, security, mobility and Big Data. To meet these goals, it’s looking for individuals whose experience and interests run the gamut from cyber-security to… continue…

HP and Microsoft: The Romance is Over

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HP is pushing Windows 7 laptops and desktops as “back by popular demand.” If that doesn’t irritate Microsoft, nothing will. continue…

HP Taking a Run at Phablets

Hewlett-Packard sees Android as its best chance for getting back into the mobile-device market after its webOS debacle. continue…

HP Testing Android Smartphones: Report

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HP is reportedly working on Android smartphones for 2014. Its previous mobile-device effort, centered on webOS, ended in disaster. continue…

HP to Expand Layoffs, Restructuring New Business Model?

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Hewlett-Packard revealed in its annual report Monday it plans to cut an additional 5,000 workers as part of its restructuring plan – bringing the total carnage to 34,000 pink slips. These cuts are part of its 2012 company-wide restructuring, which was initially expected to affect 27,000 workers and later revised to 29,000. The company cited “continued market and business pressures” as the reason for increasing the layoffs to 34,000. The additional layoffs also follow a pledge in October by CEO… continue…

HP to Add 200 Jobs in Arkansas

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It was just six months ago that HP was handing out pink slips to 500 workers in Conway, Ark. But now, the tech titan has announced it will add 200 positions there to focus on its healthcare clients. The new positions are slated for software developers, business analysts and managers. “We’re very positive about our growing health care business and we wouldn’t expand here if we didn’t think we had an opportunity to have these jobs and support that growing… continue…

HP’s Latest Converged-Systems Offerings Target Big Data

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Despite its somewhat-tortured relationship with data analytics, HP can’t afford to let its rivals get ahead. continue…

HP Deploying Autonomy Software to Data Backup

Hewlett-Packard still thinks Autonomy software can help it maintain a presence in the data-analytics market. continue…

Salesforce, HP Teaming Up to Sell “Superpods”

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The Superpod, a dedicated cloud instance running on HP hardware, is Salesforce’s way of competing against hybridized clouds. continue…

Whitman: No More Big Layoffs for HP

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The swath of layoffs at Hewlett-Packard is close to complete and there won’t be more of that magnitude, CEO Meg Whitman told an analysts meeting this week. In May 2012, the company said it would cut 27,000 positions globally, 9,000 of them in the U.S. By September, that number had grown to 29,000. In an in an SEC filing last month, HP said it has already shed 22,700 workers, though it allowed that the final total could vary by 15… continue…