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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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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A simple thank you goes a long way

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 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
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