Genentech

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Genentech is a great place to work

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Genentech full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

If you are a regular full time employee, Genentech has great benenfits, generous time off and sick leave policies and many perks to engage employees ( weekly hoho's, department recognition events, Genentech gives back to the community events). The company is focused on improving the quality of lives of patients with serious diseases. It is very fulfilling work knowing you are positively impacting the lives of others.

Cons

Compensation is competitive and you can make more/money at other biotech/pharmaceutical companies, but the slightly lower salary at Genentech is offset by the benefit package.
The environment has been trending toward a more corporate feel ever since the Roche take over.

Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Senior scientific manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    great work culture and flexible hours

    Cons

    long hours of work and low salary

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Positive

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

    I worked at Genentech full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Pay was good. Benefits are great. Corporate culture can be very positive. Lots of development opportunities and opportunities to develop career wise.

    Cons

    Management skills sometimes lacking, employees have many competing priorities and seem overworked. My direct experience was with a director level person that was terrible at motivating people.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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