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Exelixis

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Exelixis

Pros

A fast paced Bio-Pharma company that has excellent R&D capabilities and a proven track record for developing novel compounds to treat cancer and metabolic diseases. Challenging work environment and challenging work.

Cons

Because the company does not have any products out on the market it must rely on raising capital by licensing out it's technology, selling stock or borrowing. In these economic times, these are three difficult things to do which can create job uncertainty and instability. The company recently laid off 40% of it's work force.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The management needs to work on outlicensing it's technology and raising employee moral after the recent RIF which devastated the company.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    OK Place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Exelixis

    Pros

    Small but challanging work place.
    Learn a lot in short time
    Supportive colleagues

    Cons

    As usual, all Biotech companies are risky.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look after the interest of employee as much as yours. Majority if the people wok there are good people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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    bad management

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Research Associate in South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Exelixis

    Pros

    work for paycheck and good pay

    Cons

    bad management and no respect from manager's level

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    should talk to their employees on regular basis for improvement

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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