Illumina
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www.illumina.com San Diego, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Director (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA

ProsPay is good; nice building; great technology; CEO approachable

ConsSome ineffective execs including VP HR, SVP GM Life Sciences (not to be trusted) and horrendous work/life balance

Advice to Senior Managementsell to Roche

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Constantly aiming towards a moving target

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Illumina


    Pros: Im proud to have Illumina on my resume. This is a fast paced, do or die, sink or swim, you better keep up type… Cons: Did I mention it's fast paced with high expectations? You're going to have a large workload with the expectations to get it done- you're working… Advice to Senior Management: Do not forget where you came from on Towne Center and before- you need every single individual that is working for you. Remember that open,… More
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    Lack of Collaboration

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    I worked at Illumina


    Pros: Working with new technology and a few interesting people. Good… Cons: Recruitments, selections and promotions are based on internal political agenda, for example hiring friends to guarantee personal loyalty at the expense of other highly performing and more-qualified… Advice to Senior Management: To quote Gandhi: "Be the change you want to see.” The most powerful leaders are almost always the role models for… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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