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A laid back culture and great people makes for a nice work environment.

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Current Employee - Marketing  in  Santa Clara, CA
Current Employee - Marketing in Santa Clara, CA

I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time for more than a year

Pros

The culture is very relaxed and easy-going. Agilent offers great options to balance your work and home life and the people here have been nothing but great to work with.

Cons

Being a large company, it is hard sometimes to juggle resources that are spread out all over the world. The politics surrounding a large corporation like this can make life difficult at times but that would be true of almost any large organization in the biotech industry.

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    great place to work

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    Current Employee - IT Consultant  in  Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - IT Consultant in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    culture, people, values,respect for individual, 360 degree feedback, teamwork. CEO eats at the cafeteria and you can meet him

    Cons

    global company - generally work morning and evenings.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep moving the ship forward!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Contracting at Agilent, you are treated like a 2nd class citizen

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    Former Employee - Software Test Engineer  in  Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Software Test Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Agilent Technologies as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pay was OK... not great. Big Company.. easy to get lost. Duties of a contractor are light since they lock you out of meetings. Very friendly person who apologized about how they officially treated me. I did get free lunches.. unofficially.

    Cons

    Pay was OK... not great. As a contractor, your duties are lighter than full time persons. They lock you out of meetings, company events, card key different, not really part of the team in Engineering. $$They rarely convert Contractors to Full time...$$$ Contract agencies take 1/2 of salary.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Convert more contractors to full time and not treat them so poorly.

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    Neutral Outlook
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