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I miss the people me the pay

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Former Employee - Director
Former Employee - Director

I worked at Genentech full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

The company has a great mission and there is a high focus on employee training and development. It is a great place to work. The salaries and bonuses are excellent.

Cons

After the Roche merger a lot of inefficiencies were introduced. The cultures did not mesh well and as a result the drive and passion of the old Genentech is diminished.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen more. You have good ideas that get lost as they trickle down the organization.

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Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Company interested in the development of their employees

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Research Associate in South San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    It's a high energy, competitive work environment which supports innovation and professional growth.

    Cons

    It's a rather large company with a lot a red tape at times.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    A great place to work

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

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

    Pros

    they let the scientists do the science

    Cons

    A heavy weight is put on publishing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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