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6 people found this helpful  

Treated poorly as a contractor

Engineer (Current Employee) South San Francisco, CA

ProsInformative Intratent and good IT resources.

ConsPoor communication. As a contractor, you are not able to experience the benefits that Genentech employees get down to sharing communal bicycles. Contractors are treated like subordinates. Good policies only apply to a small amount of individuals on campus that are Genentech employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider equal treatment of contractors and employees.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    10 people found this helpful  

    Good learning experience but limited career growth opportunities

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech


    Pros: great science, rich portfolio of new products talented pool of people take care… Cons: too many layers of management - too many associate directors who aren't competent on making the right decisions. started to layoff people - laid… Advice to Senior Management: Post merger integrations would have been much more effective if they were performed by 3rd parties such as management consulting firms. there were various… More
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    9 people found this helpful  

    Management's a Joke since Roche took over

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech


    Pros: People are still great, and you're doing important work for patients. … Cons: Roche management are idiots. The integration virtually destroyed countless departments at this company. Roche was (and is) more interested in protecting their own… Advice to Senior Management: Remember that, before you took over, Genentech was a world-class company with a more robust pipeline than anyone else in the industry (including Roche). … No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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