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The process took a day - interviewed at Genentech in November 2009.

Interview Details – Very aggressive but professional and considerate recruitment. A full day of one-on-one interviews, a scientific presentation, and a lovely dinner afterward. I really enjoyed the day. People generally nice, with a few large egos. Genentech is an impressive place, but may not be for everybody. A prevailing concern both internally and externally is that most high-level positions are filled by recruited academics versus from within the ranks.

Interview Question – Question on career-building strategies for direct reports. Reasonable question, certainly, but not always easy to answer without knowing the culture.   Answer Question

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I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Genentech in December 2011.

Interview Details – Recruiter called to inquire my interest in a particular job. Initial interview via video conference.

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