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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 165 Agilent Technologies Review Ratings)
Company Culture
4.0
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.1
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"I've worked for Agilent since 2005 and seen a lot of changes as the organization has adjusted its market focus from life science research to pre-clinical and clinical marketplaces. Overall it's a good company to work for. At times it can honestly be frustrating in dealing with the entropy that needs to be overcome to do anything innovative. Be ready for a challenge if you're looking to be a change agent. Migration of R&D/Engineering/Mfg jobs off shore is a concern to be aware of."
Posted 6 years ago in Santa Clara, CA
Agilent Technologies Employee
in Carpinteria, CA

"Good people. Good job field to get into. A very large company but not very nimble."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Agilent Technologies Employee
in Wilmington, DE

"Agilent has a great mission."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5

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R&D Software Engineer
in Cedar Creek, TX
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Revenue Execution Manager
in Santa Clara, CA

"I've worked for Agilent Technologies for four years. Agilent is an excellent employer in many respects and goes out of their way to create a positive experience for their employees."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Average Agilent Technologies Ratings in the Past 4 Years

Year Salary
2010 $4
2011 $4
2012 $4
2013 $3
Bioinformatics Intern
in Santa Clara, CA

"I've started working at Agilent in June '14. I love the organization for its culture to incorporate young graduates into its business by giving them projects with loads of hands-on experience. My manager has been particularly keen to invest in my career and helped me learn lot of things."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Windows Systems Administrator
in Santa Rosa, CA

"Agilent Technologies is a great place to work with."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Technician
in Santa Rosa, CA

"I worked for Agilent Technologies since November 2013, It's exciting place to work, I would like to say it is one of the amazing companies."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Technical Assistant
in Santa Rosa, CA

"The learning environment was very positive."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Agilent Technologies Employee
in New York City, NY

"I joined this company in August '13 and have seen worst time since then. I joined after working with Genpact for around 5 years where I had great career. Agilent attracts the new job seekers by showing that they were listed in India's best place to work but the facts are different. I joined their Accounts Payable - Banking and Payments team where the process is too bad. Management has done nothing to streamline the process and employees are forced to work from 8 in morning till midnight and even on every day."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Genomics Solutions Specialist
in Santa Clara, CA

"I've worked for Agilent since 2005 and seen a lot of changes as the organization has adjusted its market focus from life science research to pre-clinical and clinical marketplaces. Overall it's a good company to work for. At times it can honestly be frustrating in dealing with the entropy that needs to be overcome to do anything innovative. Be ready for a challenge if you're looking to be a change agent. Migration of R&D/Engineering/Mfg jobs off shore is a concern to be aware of."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Data Entry Clerk
in Cary, NC

"This was a very strong and wonderful company to work for. I was only a temporary to help with them updating their files. I have no complaints at all on this company!"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Agilent Technologies Employee
in Eureka, CA

"I loved almost every aspect of working for Agilent. It retained the original 'culture' of HP and truly valued its employees."

Person You Work For 3.7 / 5 People You Work With 3.7 / 5 Work Setting 3.7 / 5
Support You Get 3.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.7 / 5
Company Culture 3.7 / 5 Way You Work 3.7 / 5
Accountant
in Boston, MA

What do you like about working at Agilent Technologies?

"Working at home and having autonomy with a car and expenses."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure you are looking for a male dominated 1970's career."

What don't you like about working at Agilent Technologies?

"My boss is difficult, by the book, military. They only reward time on the job, not ideas or success."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Reward the people with new ideas and sales instead of experience."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
R&D Scientist
in Santa Clara, CA

"Great company to work for!"

What do you like about working at Agilent Technologies?

"Good support (resources and information), integrity of co-workers, atmosphere, good benefits."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be honest, present your ideas for the direction your chosen field will take and how you would strive to push them in the intelligent direction which will support your customers."

What don't you like about working at Agilent Technologies?

"Long commute, vacation time is mixed with sick time (FTO) and too little when you have a young family."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I am actually quite happy with management, in particular my direct management, and feel that we are provided with a lot of opportunity for feedback."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Equipment Maintenance Technician
in Santa Rosa, CA

What do you like about working at Agilent Technologies?

"Working with people and exchanging new ideas. Planning out the maintenance schedule."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be yourself. You should represent yourself correctly and be honest with your resume."

What don't you like about working at Agilent Technologies?

"People that will not cooperate. People that complain but who don't participate."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"open discussions on everything. Work related, machine related, people problems. Have monthly meetings with people."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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