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

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Former Employee - Senior Manager in South San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Senior Manager in South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Genentech full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Genentech 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.

Cons

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

Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    Service desk

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    Former Employee - Service Desk Analyst in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Service Desk Analyst in Redwood City, CA

    I worked at Genentech as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nothing, start looking for a better job while working there.

    Cons

    work like a slave and do not trust upper management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stop the office politic and power trip

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    postdoc in Genentech

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Genentech full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    great reputation, unlimited resources, and working with talented people

    Cons

    It is very stressful working as a postdoc in Genentech. The stress is not necessary from the boss, but probably comes from the initiatives to do great work.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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