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Agilent Technologies Reviews

Updated March 24, 2017
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Pros
  • Work life balance, great management (in 187 reviews)

  • Work environment that really aligns with my own preferences (in 84 reviews)

Cons
  • They talk a lot about work life balance but don't really seem to understand that you can't work 60 (in 20 reviews)

  • Low Visibility to Upper Management when employed at production facilities (in 22 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "R & D Coordinator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lowell, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lowell, MA

    I worked at Agilent Technologies (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    I have no cons to mention


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Electronics Technician"

    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

    Pros

    Awesome place to work, people had nice personalities, everyone was there to improve themselves and enjoyed doing it.

    Cons

    Division moved to Malaysia, everything closed down.

    Advice to Management

    Please bring good jobs back to America.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

    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
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Progressive Life Sciences Firm Growing

    Cons

    Some old systems slow pace of change.

    Advice to Management

    Get cloud based fast...


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  5. Helpful (3)

    "Great Place to Work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The best Executive Team in the Silicon Valley.

    Cons

    The company does not manage poor performance of mid to upper levels of management.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Field Service Engineer"

    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

    Pros

    Great support team, nice instrumentation, diverse customer base, competitive benefits.

    Cons

    Haven't found any so far.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up! I feel the company is continuing to head in a great direction.


  7. "Good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good working environment. Great place to work.

    Cons

    Small IT team need to work across platforms

    Advice to Management

    Setup MBO for employees.


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Amazing place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Agilent Technologies (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, work culture is nice and decent salary. They treat interns like full time employees and give freedom to work.

    Cons

    Slightly conservative as compared to many IT based companies. Still not bad. Overall great place to work and great experience.

    Advice to Management

    Have more activities to make it fun. You are doing it well as compared to other biotech companies. Keep it up.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "manufacturing"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Experience in a lot of areas. Open door policy. Flexible schedule. Some good products. Decent benefits. Give to charity. Yearly bonuses.

    Cons

    Slow movement. Marketing constant turn over. Communication could be better between departments. Could have better direction. Small raises. HR is invisible most of the time and hard to contact.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Contracted through Randstad"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Easy job, consistent hours, some what easy to take time off

    Cons

    No employee appreciation. Management is not on your side

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your employees. Stop beating them over the head with the things they do wrong and not mentioning the good that they do


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Lab Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Agilent Technologies full-time

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    commute is a little long



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