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Agilent Technologies Reviews

Updated June 26, 2017
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  • They talk a lot about work life balance but don't really seem to understand that you can't work 60 (in 21 reviews)

  • Low Visibility to Upper Management when employed at production facilities (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "A very good to work company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

    Pros

    Car Park and comfortable cafeteria

    Cons

    Limitation of working flexible and work from home

    Advice to Management

    Trust to employees


  2. "Computational Biologist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Computational Biologist in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Computational Biologist in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Grate talented people
    - Clear mission, powerful vision and passion for the customer
    - Co-workers and managers really care about your well-being

    Cons

    - Sometime are resources and project scope not in sync
    - Politics do occasionally take presidency over data driven decisions
    - Poor career opportunities

    Advice to Management

    - A lateral promotion is also a promotion that might bring more career opportunities

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Think Twice"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Stable, large company. Stock is performing well.

    Cons

    Too big to move fast.


  4. "Tax Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Agilent Technologies full-time

    Pros

    A lot of interesting projects to work on. The Company generally makes good business decisions and it is a profitable company.

    Cons

    Generally, quite a bit of turnover.


  5. "Good Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manesar BUSINESS ANALYST in Manesar (India)
    Current Employee - Manesar BUSINESS ANALYST in Manesar (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work Life Balance, Good Infrastructure

    Cons

    Flat Hierarchy, No learning after a point


  6. "choose a good employer to work for"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Agilent Technologies full-time

    Pros

    flexible, good staff to work with, good environment

    Cons

    result oriented and driven; compensation

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "CSE Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Engineer in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Customer Service Engineer in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good 401k plan, time off and room to grow

    Cons

    the workflow could be more streamline/ to may peripheral tasks

  8. "New Hire"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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 (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Have fitness room on site and paid volunteer hours

    Cons

    Too many managers and layers


  9. "I joined for 2 years and its almost 10 years and would go on...!!1"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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 8 years)

    Pros

    Very respectful and supportive colleagues, aspiring executive, good work like balance

    Cons

    Global roles requires stretched work hours and no formal provision to compensate those extra hours/days/months

    Advice to Management

    none, the organization is the on the right track and a lot more good is yet to come!


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Poor management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Manesar (India)
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Manesar (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    work environment is good..

    flexibility of timing of work

    Cons

    HR is inefficient

    growth is not there for anyone

    Advice to Management

    ambiguity in upper managment's decision


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