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

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Vacaville, CA

I have been working at Genentech as a contractor for more than a year

Prosgreat pay, hoping to get picked to roll over regular full time employee, good communication with staff and workplace safety is given priority

ConsNO benefits, employed at will, excessive use of contractors

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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great company with the right values

Senior Manager (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

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


Pros: passion for patients and science Cons: harder to navigate in global complex environment Advice to Senior Management: keep staying connected to your employees! Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Depends on which department you work in

Research Associate (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Pays well, long list of benefits, some very smart co-workers Cons: political correctness, extremely long hours all the time, burnt-out workers, little or… Advice to Senior Management: To quote my director: " If you don't have a solution, do not complain!" Do not dismiss worker complaint so easily. Do not… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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