Gilead Sciences
2.9 of 5 145 reviews
www.gilead.com Foster City, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Gilead is a good place to learn out of school

Scientist (Current Employee)
Foster City, CA

I have been working at Gilead Sciences

ProsThe company is fast paced and results oriented
Used to be very nimble, although size has effected
Adaptive to new competitive threats and information

ConsTop down management that restricts creative talent
Promotions are inconsistent and seem based on factors other than contribution
Management does not appreciate creative inputs

Advice to Senior ManagementHey Senior Management: Little guys can make an impact, too. Be a little open to new ideas that can come anywhere

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Terrible company culture

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Foster City, CA

I have been working at Gilead Sciences


Pros: - large company and stable - nice cafeteria and campus Cons: - no support from senior management - one most know how to back-stab others… Advice to Senior Management: - asking too much of your employees can sometimes backfire. -… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Hierarchical and limited information sharing across functional group. Highly talented but silo-ed employees.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Foster City, CA

I have been working at Gilead Sciences


Pros: Fast paced and the opportunity to work with some talented individuals. Salary is generally consistent with industry.… Cons: Limited training, practically no professional development. Often values style over substance. Not sure why the potential and desire for positive… Advice to Senior Management: Value your employees. They are brilliant and driven. Lose the hierarchy and allow… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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