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Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in South San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in South San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Genentech full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

High growth, lots of opportunities

Cons

Soft skills are very important here. Not being well-versed in soft skills can get you into trouble with politics. A lot of managers aren't very well-qualified as people managers. Business processes can be lacking or incomplete.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Do a better job in hiring qualified people managers. Hold managers more accountable for their employee's performance.

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Positive Outlook
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    Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Training Manager in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Training Manager in South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Genentech full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Mostly good people and good perks, particularly in SF. Now that Genentech is part of the Roche group, there is more opportunities worldwide which is a good thing.

    Cons

    Not necessarily good at getting rid of poor performers. They somehow seem to linger on despite inadequate performance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More opportunities to move into leadership based on performance record, not who you know.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great Place to Work

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

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and nice working environment. There are a lot of learning opportunities as well. The people that you work with are very bright and driven to succeed.

    Cons

    It is a global organization and can be complicated to navigate.

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