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3 people found this helpful  

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous 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 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

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A simple thank you goes a long way

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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Left only for an amazing opportunity

    Former Employee - Associate Director L&D  in  South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Associate Director L&D in South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great company with fantastic benefits. Really smart people with a lot of desire to do well. The organization is complex but they do a good job of rallying everyone around a singular goal.

    Cons

    International travel post Roche became too much. Lots of big company politics.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Genentech treats their employees well

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Clinical Specialist  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Clinical Specialist in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Intelligent People along with Great Perks

    Cons

    Tough to move up within the company

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
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