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Agilent Technologies Reviews

Updated October 19, 2017
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  • Flexible but in the end there is no work life balance (in 22 reviews)

  • Low Visibility to Upper Management when employed at production facilities (in 26 reviews)

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  1. "Finance"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Finance in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Agilent Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance and culture.

    Cons

    No promotional opportunities or career advancements.

    Advice to Management

    Create opportunities for growth/development.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great place for remote and fantastic leadership"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time

    Pros

    The culture is fantastic and the leadership is great. It's an interesting time to be here and the best days are ahead!

    Cons

    Some of the IT tools and processes are older (typical for a large company) - they're making investments in this space

    Advice to Management

    Keep attracting millennials, they'll be the future of our workforce!

  3. "Great company, friendly people, good work-life balance"

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    Current Employee - Applications Scientist in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Applications Scientist in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great infrastructure, the technologies are cutting edge and exciting, good work-life balance,

    Cons

    Teams are not collaborative as they should be; not proactive enough when it comes to addressing competition; the culture is not super encouraging employee's growth; as other large companies, processes and decision-making take long and not transparent enough

    Advice to Management

    Promote an environment that encourages personal and profession growth; Hold everybody accountable and cultivating a culture of trust among coworkers


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Agilent Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Profitable and stable company with a competitive benefits

    Cons

    Not a lot opportunities for a career growth

    Advice to Management

    Reward employees who do excellent works


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Applications Scientist in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Applications Scientist in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good working environment in general. treat employees well. good payment among all instrument vendors and probably give the best benefit among all instrument companies.

    Cons

    old company, old culture. the company needs some fresh blood. bring young people to some key positions

    Advice to Management

    listen to employees more often and really make some changes. the market is changing, company culture needs to adjust accordingly


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Typical, bourgeoisie Fortune 500 Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, easy work, somewhat interesting.

    Cons

    No one hired over 40. Management are all fortysomething MBAs. Everyone is in it for themselves...not disruptive at all.

    Advice to Management

    For every person hired, there are 5 or 10 that are not hired, they may want or need the job more than the twentysomethings that are hired. Ditch the 2010 MBA textbook, grow a set, and hire people that can grow the business.


  7. "Senior Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great culture -- people first focus; Focused on results and outcomes, but also on the how you get there. Fantastic growth due to executive leadership vision and organization ability to execute.

    Cons

    Some systems and tools are outdated and need to be updated to allow more efficiency and effectiveness of the processes.

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Agilent is a great place to work - everyone is hard working, cooperative and hires people with high ethics. Can have a great work life balance with flexibility to work from home

    Cons

    Social perks are limited, not much internal promotion

    Advice to Management

    Encourage middle management to promote internally instead of always seeking external experience to fill gaps


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Agilent Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Great people who are always friendly and willing to help you navigate the organization.

    Cons

    The groups are kept very separate, even when there is a clear need to overlap.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Agilent review from mid level agilent manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineering Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineering Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    profesional, positive work environment, work life balance for most employees

    Cons

    mid-tier salaries, few women or minorities in senior management

    Advice to Management

    need to remove barriors that inhibit the advancemet of women and minorities.


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