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Genentech is a great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) South San Francisco, CA

ProsIf 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.

ConsCompensation 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.

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    Senior scientific manager

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Genentech full-time


    Pros: great work culture and flexible hours Cons: long hours of work and low salary Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    3 people found this helpful  

    Depends

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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


    Pros: Depends on your boss Benefits good - medical with affordable ppo, salary and bonus… Cons: Not family friendly - depends on boss - not equal across company Hiring more temps - less perm workers Vacation limited… Advice to Senior Management: A simple thank you goes a long way Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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