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Old glory. Used to be an amazingly great company. Now, it's just a good company

Manager, IT (Current Employee) South San Francisco, CA

ProsWork-life balance
Personal Excellence Program
Company buses to several regions in bayarea

ConsToo many politics. No focus on patients or customers. Everybody is for their own. Too depressed staff due to several rounds of reorganization.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet a grip. Saving money isn't everything. Provide value to business by innovation. In the business we are in, saving a few dollars isn't going to make a difference compared to the immense potential new investments can make.

No, I would not 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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    Great intern program

    MBA Intern (Former Employee) South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: Lots of high quality interns Well-run intern program Cons: low conversion rate to full-time employment Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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