Genentech
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www.gene.com South San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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Good perks and work-life balance

Engineer I (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

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

ProsGreat benefits and work hours

Consbig company, slow decision making

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The "old Genentech" was the best company in the world. The "new Genentech" is a shadow of its former self.

Senior Clinical Specialist (Former Employee)

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


Pros: Great products that helped people with serious diseases Great people who cared about their… Cons: New management has slowly destroyed what made Genentech special New management has replaced… Advice to Senior Management: Go back to what made Genentech great. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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If you get a good manager it is great. If you get a bad manager, God help you.

Senior Research Associate (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than a year


Pros: There are still some good researchers around but there is a slow… Cons: A lot of managers have risen to their current position due to attrition and not because of their qualifications/qualities/abilities. They are understandably afraid of more… Advice to Senior Management: Please appreciate research and researchers in particular. They are the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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