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Guide to HP Alumni Association forums and services.

Helping each other with life after HP. Operated by former HP, HPInc, and HPE employees -- and those in the process of leaving. Not officially endorsed or supported.

Select the HP Alumni Association services that fit your situation and interests from this menu.

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HPAA's U.S. Online groups. Free HPAA membership is required.
We use the Google Groups system -- but a Gmail account is not needed. 
Each Google group has a separate email subscription list, as indicated in square brackets in the email subject line -- i.e. [HPAA Benefits]
All content is moderated by HPAA volunteers.

Select your HPAlumni groups    Change to a single daily email, change address, or unsubscribe

HP Alumni News. [HPAA News]
Succinct once-a-month emails with links to information for U.S. HP/HPInc/HPE alumni on topics such as HP-related stock, professional networking, discounts, and local events. (No corporate or product news.)

Benefits Group. [HPAA Benefits]
Discuss U.S. HP/HPInc/HPE COBRA and retiree health benefits, including Annual Enrollment and transition to Medicare.
Reference information from these discussions is summarized here: Benefits Menu

Finance Group. [HPAA Finance]
Discuss U.S. pension, employee stock, Social Security, and other personal finance issues from an ex-HP/HPInc/HPE perspective.
Reference information from these discussions is summarized here: Finance Menu

Job-Post Group. [HPAA Jobs]
U.S. openings posted by recruiters, employers, and fellow members who are looking for people with HP/HPInc/HPE experience and expertise. Submit a job post

TechTalk Group. [HPAA TechTalk]
Discuss personal technology issues from an ex-HP/HPInc/HPE perspective.

Memorials Group. [HPAA Memorials]
Obituary and memorial service announcements for current and former U.S. HP/HPInc/HPE employees. Submit an announcement

Depending on the email address you use, Google Groups has different features:

- With any email account, you are able to read, reply, and start new discussions in a Google Group by sending email messages.

- With a Gmail account, you are also able to log into a group with your browser to directly read, reply, start new threads (and search posts made since Dec 15, 2020.)


HPAA's Worldwide LinkedIn groups.

HPAA membership not required.

How to easily set up a LinkedIn account

You must visit LinkedIn periodically to read or post on a LinkedIn group.
LinkedIn is very powerful -- but works differently than you might think. LinkedIn Tips and Traps

- HP Connections group on LinkedIn. For current and former employees of HP, HPInc, HPE, an HP acquisition or spinoff. Reconnect with people who know you and your work -- even if you aren't currently looking. 81,000 members. Moderated. Join HP Connections on Linkedin

- EDS Alumni group on LinkedIn. For former employees of EDS. Reconnect with people who know you and your work -- even if you aren't currently looking. 44,000 members.  Moderated. Join EDS Alumni on LinkedIn

LinkedIn Tips and Traps. Reconnect with people who know you and your work -- even if you aren't currently looking. LinkedIn is very powerful -- but works differently than you might think.  LinkedIn Tips and Traps

Worldwide social and professional groups. Use our directory of 190 informal HP-related social and professional groups worldwide -- sites, regions, and countries; divisions and business units; HP predecessors and spinoffs; functional areas; special interests.


HPAA's Employee Stock Guide. No one but you really cares about your employment-related stock. You may have stock in up to seven HP-related companies (HPQ, HPE, A, KEYS, DXC, MFGP, PRSP.) Your stock may not all be in the same place. You may need to retrieve lost stock or dividends, find stray accounts, or estimate your cost basis. An HP Alumni team has developed a step-by-step process to find and protect your stock. Employee Stock (HPAA membership not required.)


Escalate benefits issues. While the HPAA is an independent volunteer organization and is not officially endorsed or supported by any company, we have informal escalation paths into HPInc Corporate, HPE Corporate, and Aon Retiree Health Exchange. Escalate (HPAA membership not required.)


About the HPAA. Contact the HPAA, change your email address, meet the volunteer team.

Change HPAA email address, change to one daily email, or unsubscribe

Questions or comments to: info@hpalumni.org

(Updated Mar 15, 2021.)


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