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Great expereince working with great people!

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Contractor - Human Resources in South San Francisco, CA
Former Contractor - Human Resources in South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Genentech as a contractor (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

I've worked at Genentech intermittently as a contractor after being there for many years as an employee. Yes, things have changed over the years, but overall it's still a great place to work with many perks.

Cons

It has the challenges of most large organizations now - additional bureaucracy, harder to navigate, but overall, it continues to be a great experience.

Advice to Management

Continue to empower employees and attend to culture!

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Strong company going downhill

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Reimbursement Specialist in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Reimbursement Specialist in South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, a lot of stability and a plethora of perks and benefits to being employed there. Definitely some cool people. A huge name in their field and a traditionally strong company.

    Cons

    Upon getting bought out by Roche in 2009/2010, the companies values shifted considerable. There was a huge amount of change and scaling back of company benefits. The workplace got much more rigid, formal and unfriendly.

    Advice to Management

    Micro-manage your employees less and listen to your employees.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Genentech is patient and science focused, but lacks career development

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

    I have been working at Genentech full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent compensation and benefits. The overall vision of the company is patient and science focused.

    Cons

    Limited career opportunities for field based people. Very politically charged at the management level.

    Advice to Management

    Provide greater career development for field based individuals.


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