Genentech
3.7 of 5 676 reviews
www.gene.com South San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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Excellent place to work; leadership really invested in its employees.

Senior Product Manager (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than a year

ProsBenefits are outstanding - from gRide to health insurance options.

ConsSometimes lack of transparency in hiring practices.

Advice to Senior ManagementIncreased transparency in hiring and promotional opportunities.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Changes afoot in R&D...

Global Studies Associate (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Genentech as a contractor


Pros: Great name and benefits...if you're lucky enough to become a FTE. Contractor… Cons: Contractors were being hired in clinical management while the department re-orgs. A lot… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Overall, a good place to work

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: There are some great people to work with at Genentech.… Cons: Like any big company, not all managers are equal, some are not the best at keeping their reports strengths, goals and accomplishments in… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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