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Excellent company

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Contractor - Data Analyst in South San Francisco, CA
Current Contractor - Data Analyst in South San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Genentech as a contractor (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Flexible job
Peaceful work culture
Employee friendly
Long term projects
Shuttle service

Cons

Some of the projects require employees to work from project rooms instead of cubicles.

Advice to Management

Try not to change the good culture after acquisition by Roche.

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  1. A great place to work, but with a big company comes big responsibilities!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Research Assistant in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Contractor - Research Assistant in South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Genentech as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    experts all around you
    provide room to grow
    plenty of resources available
    good (not great) pay
    benefits are amazing

    Cons

    attracts snobbish personalities
    stress level can get high
    academic goals not promoted (unless co-op or intern)
    Mistreatment of temps

    Advice to Management

    Senior management is wonderful! But please keep an eye and discipline those scientists that mistreat there RA's and lack communication skills.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Great colleagues, reasonable work requirements

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Computational Biologist in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Computational Biologist in South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Genentech full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working with lots of clever people makes things more fun and interesting
    Successfully producing new drugs that help people makes work fulfilling
    The work life balance is very reasonable so long as you are efficient at getting your work done
    Management really cares about employees and wants us to be happy

    Cons

    Flat structure makes it hard to be promoted in more than name
    Not a great location for living close to work, everyone just about has some sort of commute


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