Genentech

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Great place to work

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

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

Pros

Excellent benefits
High-performance culture
Company cares about its employees and patients
Promotes diversity and inclusion more than any employer I have ever worked for

Cons

A lot of unneccessary bureaucracy especially when dealing with corporate functions
Less altruistic since Roche took over
Difficult to move up from within.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Change HR practices that make it difficult for people to move up as quickly from within. So many people leave and then come back, getting hired at a salary and level they would have had to wait years to achieve from within.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    I didn't think it was possible - Clinical Specialist

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Clinical Specialist
    Current Employee - Clinical Specialist

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

    Pros

    When I heard how great it was to work here, I believed it superficially. Now, I am experiencing it for myself. PROS: people focused, absolutely, visionaries in adapting future technologies today (ahead of competition); innovative approach to people development; great compensation; great management team

    Cons

    - some sluggish software -

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please please continue to hire and promote these terrific people to management. Isnt' it all about the people you hire and promote?

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Routine work , useless data , extremely busy

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Research Associate in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Research Associate in South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    only earn money, support your own life

    Cons

    only like a robot working there, no chance to get any happiness there

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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