Genentech
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www.gene.com South San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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Intense, but rewarding

Senior Research Associate (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Genentech full-time

ProsLots of support, great minds, lots of good people, extra amenities for employees, bus service, commuting incentives,

ConsBeing owned by roche, job security not always certain.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good place to work

Technician (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Genentech full-time for more than a year


Pros: Entrepreneurial, focus on patients and well-being of the employees. Work-life balance is rest assured unless you work… Cons: Unless you are in research and development, there is not much autonomy given. If you are persuasive enough, you can… Advice to Senior Management: To perform more rigorous talent review and rewards those who… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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A less corporatey corporate environment.

Marketing Coordinator (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Genentech used to be a place with dogs, free expression, the CEO's well-known disdain for powerpoint presentations, and beers at 3pm. It was the world's… Cons: Not many, really. Top pay. Smart people. Things can be pretty sucky if you're a contractor, but aside… Advice to Senior Management: Push back harder on Roche's cost-cutting. Make Genentech fun again. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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