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

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Genentech is the best biotechnology company to work for in the Bay Area.

Senior Manager (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

ProsGenentech has the best scientists and researchers. Interacting with these colleagues is the best part about going to work here.

Company generously rewards employees with solid, competitive pay and bonuses.

ConsCertain departments are consistently overworked and need more people, more support.

Advice to Senior ManagementHR and senior management should do a better job of evaluating staffing and ensure that they have adequate people and talent for evolving project needs.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Still one of the places to be even if some of the magic is lost

    Assistant Systems Specialist (Current Employee)
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    I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: A place that values individuality and cares about the patient and… Cons: Everything used to be better. Roche is slowly killing what made… Advice to Senior Management: Fight the Roche penny pinching and bring the fun culture… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    10+ years, and I will never leave

    Director (Current Employee)
    South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Best company I've ever worked for. Despite the Roche acquisition in 2009, this is still a top science company and great place for working parents.… Cons: It's large. You can get lost in the crowd. The… Advice to Senior Management: Keep up the great work. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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