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4 people found this helpful  

hell in genomic paradise

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Former Employee - R&D in San Diego, CA
Former Employee - R&D in San Diego, CA

I worked at Illumina full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

It is a great place if you want to make a contribution in the development of genomic technologies that will have a real impact in society

Cons

Unfortunately, the company suffers poor management. There is lack of recognition, you have to work long hours, the culture and values only exist in paper.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Start considering employees humany suffer beings

Doesn't Recommend
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Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    A waste of time if you are a mid-level+ employee

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Illumina full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You get to work with a lot of smart people, and the amenities of the new campus are great. This is an ideal company for someone that is fresh out of college that still needs to gain skills and be micro-managed.

    Cons

    The worst middle management I've ever had in my professional career, the work life balance. A lot of politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please work on your middle management issues, and realize that seasoned employees that have several years experience don't need to be micor-managed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Fast paced, positive environment. Everyone is excited bc the co. is #1 and no competitor is close in the market

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Research Associate in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Illumina as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Fast, innovative, rewarding, positive, and advanced environment

    Cons

    That the new gym and amphitheater are not built yet ;)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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