Agilent TechnologiesWhat makes your company one of the Best Places to Work in the North Bay?Video

Watch a video slideshow of responses from top-scoring companies in all the size categories.

Our employees are the main reason Agilent is a great place to work. Besides being the most talented, knowledgeable and resourceful in our industry, every day Agilent employees embody the company’s core values: innovation and contribution, trust, respect and teamwork, uncompromising integrity, speed, focus and accountability. They also help Agilent meet its commitment to be an economic, intellectual and social asset where we live and work by participating in many company-sponsored volunteer programs that improve the quality of life in the North Bay.

Another factor in Agilent’s selection as one of the best places to work is the effort our leadership team puts into employee development. Providing challenging jobs and encouraging employees to learn and build rewarding careers is a top priority for Agilent managers. This investment in professional growth creates a supportive, team-oriented and results-driven work environment, benefiting both our employees and the company.---Ron Nersesian, president of the Electronic Measurement Group, Santa RosaWhat does this acknowledgment mean to you?

I think about our employees all the time, so this acknowledgement is tremendously important to me. Agilent employees are directly responsible for our company’s strong business results over the past year and a half, and I am honored and fortunate to be associated with such outstanding professionals.---Ron NersesianKaiser Pemanente, Marin and Sonoma countiesWhat makes your two medical facilities among the Best Places to Work in the North Bay?

In a word, it’s our people! Day in and day out, our physicians, managers and employees remain committed and dedicated to our mission of “Healthy Community.” They remain focused on delivering quality care and excellent service.---Judy Coffey, RN, senior vice president and Marin-Sonoma area managerWhat does this acknowledgment mean to you?

Being named a best place to work acknowledges the outstanding care and service our employees and physicians regularly provide our members, patients -- and each other. We are proud to have this positive attitude and dedication translate into being a best place to work, which underscores our commitment to being the best place to receive health care.---Judy Coffey