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7 people found this helpful  

Benefits are good but leadership leaves much to be desired

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) South San Francisco, CA

ProsExcellent medical benefits
Culture is overall good

ConsManagement Arrogance
Lot's of talk, not a lot of action
Little opportunity for advancement
Lack of fairness in promotions
Clique's that include management affect individual advancement and promotions

Advice to Senior ManagementTo much of management are buddies with staff. HR violations abound but if you are one of the 'buddies' you do not get called on it. Must start treating all staff equally. Must be able to make decisions and act on them.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    6 people found this helpful  

    Great company but watch out for the departmental microculture

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech


    Pros: R&D power house. Very talented scientists and experienced colleagues. Friendly… Cons: Lack of career development opportunities. Lack of management skills in upper management (R&D). Culture… Advice to Senior Management: Need more management training to scientific managers. Craft a fair rewarding system. Create… More
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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Genentech


    Pros: Benefits, Pay and People are my top 3 reasons. Cons: Roche, lots of unknowns, etc. Advice to Senior Management: Continue integration efforts and align roles and responsibilities. More
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