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Current Employee - Project Manager  in  South San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Project Manager in South San Francisco, CA

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

Pros

Interesting and meaningful biotech work

Cons

Understaffed. They need more people to do all the work.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Hire more people.

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    rich resource, nice people, excellent view of the bay, a great place to work

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

    I have been working at Genentech as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    It is one of the best pharmaceutical company in the U.S currently. Company is doing really well so the working environment, benefit are all quite good. Company, at least the department I worked at really focus on work-life balance, so it is pretty laid back working there. I barely saw people working overtime.

    Cons

    Because it is a very big company, lots of rules and training about safety and other stuff, it takes quite some of time. And you kind of get refined in your own little area, work is quite routine. Lack of chance to learn things out of your group and department

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Great place to grow and gain experience

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    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Associate  in  South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Associate in South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Recognition for a job well-done

    Cons

    At times, too much focus on non-business related celebrations... need to focus more on the business and work at hand.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the recognition and awards incentive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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