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Great company, great employees, good products.

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Former Employee - Medical Representative  in  Boca Raton, FL
Former Employee - Medical Representative in Boca Raton, FL

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

Pros

Great benefits, technology and pipeline are promising.

Cons

Big pharma always has issues

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Don't micromanage your reps.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good company, bad politics.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Laidback at times
    Straightfoward job
    Good pay
    Smart people
    Clean environment

    Cons

    Bad leadership who do not inspire.
    Manager based performances based on biased opinions from other people
    Management plays favoritism.
    Many inefficient processes that are time consuming and tedious; decisions made by upper management, not people who actually do the work.
    Hard work is not recognized.
    Lack of teamwork.
    Competition between workers.
    Limited growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more professional and protect your employees.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company - bad politics

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Smart people.
    Great benefits.
    Patients are priority.

    Cons

    Bad leadership who do not inspire, bad managers.
    Manager based performances based on biased opinions from other people.
    Management plays favoritism. Brown nosing is appreciated. Heavy politics. Do not practice what is preached.
    Unfair treatment, promotions.
    Penalize those who speak up.
    Hard work is not recognized.
    Lack of teamwork
    Competition between team members; can't trust many.
    In some cases, tolerate and keep difficult/incompetent employees.
    No work/life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Train managers/directors to be more professional.

    No opinion of CEO
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