Genentech
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www.gene.com South San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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No place is perfect but this comes pretty close

Associate Scientist (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

ProsSenior management will come talk to you. In most companies there is an strict trickling up of information via the manager only. This is not the case at Genentech. It is NOT stuffy like most big Pharma. Lots of fun activities. Growth opportunities

ConsSome managers can be extremely bad. If you get stuck with one of those....

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't let Roche destroy our culture

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company in most departments

    Finance Manager (Current Employee)
    South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Genentech


    Pros: Great company culture, tremendous spirit for accomplishment Cons: Not all departments embody the company culture. Particularly in a certain part of the finance organization, the leadership clearly doesn't understand the people management aspect… Advice to Senior Management: Insist the culture be embraced by all departments and by all leaders. Do not promote… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    I feel very lucky to be a Genentech employee.

    Clinical Specialist (Current Employee)
    South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Genentech


    Pros: Diversity and culture are celebrated at Genentech. Cons: Often times employees are required to work long hours, this affects requesting time… Advice to Senior Management: There must be a better way in documenting our work instead of entering… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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