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Genentech is a great place to work

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
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)

Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Depends

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Genentech full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Depends on your boss Benefits good - medical with affordable ppo, salary and bonus good Nice campus - lots of catering - parties Good busses - good train transportation

    Cons

    Not family friendly - depends on boss - not equal across company Hiring more temps - less perm workers Vacation limited - with sabbatical is still only 3 weeks per year. Culture does not allow for time off without pay

    Advice to Management

    A simple thank you goes a long way


  2. Great Company!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Genentech full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Many opportunities and great locations. People are great.

    Cons

    Start-up mentality is difficult to overcome.


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