Gen-Probe – Why Work For Us?

Gen-Probe is now Hologic.

Create a Lasting Difference at Hologic

Guided by our ethos, The Science of Sure, we are a diverse team working together to develop products and technologies that minimize doubt and maximize confidence. Early detection. Improved diagnosis. Less-invasive treatment. These aspirations drive us to be disciplined and distinctly unified in our everyday efforts.

We are passionate about the work we do and impact we have on patients and healthcare professionals. We research relentlessly, design thoughtfully and listen carefully. We are unwavering and indomitable in our efforts.

We know that we have an opportunity to drastically improve lives. At all times, and in all circumstances, we aspire to be an ever-more dynamic fusion of who we already are.

Working at Hologic puts you among the most talented professionals in the healthcare industry. Our employees come from a variety of professional backgrounds and are committed to perform at the very highest level. Our employees demonstrate in everything they do the ambition and expertise necessary to stay one step ahead.

Ambitious. Bold. Driven. If these attributes ring true for you, we want to speak with you.

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    I worked at Gen-Probe full-time


    Solid industry, achievable goals, great sales force


    So much change in ownership, top management absolutely full of themselves

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    Create some stability and be more down to earth.

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    Initial interview and screening was very vague and limited I wasn't sure if I was in or out, I wish there was a clearer indication--In their defense they were still looking for the right candidate, but this proves taxing on the actual candidate to be in suspense for such long periods


    Not much room to negotiate

Gen-Probe Awards & Accolades

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America's 200 Best Small Companies , Forbes, 2009
America's 200 Best Small Companies , Forbes, 2008
Workplace Excellence Award (Mid-size) , San Diego Society of Human Resources Mgmt, 2011
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Additional Info

Headquarters San Diego, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Type Company - Public (HOLX)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Abbott Labs, BD, Roche

Gen-Probe knows the answer is flowing through your veins. The company is a leading provider of in vitro molecular diagnostic tests and instruments to detect a host of infectious disease-causing viruses and bacteria, including those behind HIV, chlamydia, tuberculosis, strep throat, and influenza. Gen-Probe's diagnostic tests are designed to provide results within hours, while traditional cultured tests can take days. In addition, the firm has screening products to help identify compatible transplant matches, and it also makes instruments and testing assays to screen ... More

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