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

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Great, open culture

Study Data Manager (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 3 years

ProsChallenging work, open communication, wonderful benefits, wonderful colleagues

ConsCareer stagnation. If you get pigeon holed as an average contributor early, you don't get projects that allow you to stretch.

Advice to Senior ManagementYou have a lot of talent that only wants a bit of challenge, or maybe a mentor.

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

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Great place to work

Clinical Trainer (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Excellent opportunities for career growth and development. Cons: Company keeps growing, losing start-up culture and mentality. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Great Company - High Expectations

QA Specialist III (Current Employee)
Portland, OR

I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Generally allows for flexible schedules. Great collaboration focused objective, genuine… Cons: high expectations, resources are not well integrated. Large groups and… Advice to Senior Management: Be clear on objectives. Focus on a few items at a time that you want to have the organization accomplish in a short period… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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