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I have worked at worse and I have worked at better.

Systems Specialist (Current Employee) South San Francisco, CA

ProsBenefits is the number one pro. If you can hang in there the sabbatical is wonderful. The commuter programs and options are also very good.

ConsBonus money does not get distributed fairly. There is a re-org every four to six months. You spend a lot of time waiting for the other shoe to drop. Poor at recognition of those who do the work. Much of the management is inconsistent.

Advice to Senior ManagementStart recognizing your people publicly and financially.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Too good for its own downfall

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Genentech as a contractor

    Pros: Best place to be for work, benefits surpasses the pay… Cons: They save money by hiring consultants and these consultants are never given respect on campus (they are not even eligible for t-shirts or minor activities… More

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    Great experience, networking and opportunities

    Legal Consultant (Former Employee) South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros: Cutting edge science and professional development opportunities Cons: Lack of communication and support for contractors Advice to Senior Management: Contractors should be onboarded thoroughly and treated as part of… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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