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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.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Genentech

    Pros

    Excellent work ethics and intelligent people.

    Cons

    Long work hours and more difficult to get recognized due to large talent pool.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more transparent on business processes.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Genentech full-time (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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A simple thank you goes a long way

    Recommends
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    No opinion of CEO
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