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2 people found this helpful  

Not a bad place to work, but needs improvement

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

I have been working at Illumina

Pros

You will work with energetic, friendly and very, very smart people. You will market products that are advancing scientific research in amazing ways. You will be empowered and supported should you wish to learn more about your trade.

Cons

Very hectic work atmosphere where working long hours are necessary, with not a lot of down time in between projects. Not a lot of opportunity for upward mobility.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Provide clear paths for the smart people you hire to advance in their career. Hire more staff to support the workload so the dedicated workers you hire do not get burned out.

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  1. 6 people found this helpful  

    Needs to Improve the Work Environment!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Illumina

    Pros

    Contribute to a biotechnology organization that contributes to Life Science by developing innovative leading edge technologies.

    Cons

    Lack of work/life balance, lack of teamwork, lack of individual recognition at the department level, and needs to promote respect and integrity within the organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop a work/life balance program, promote teamwork, respect, and integrity with the organization. In addition, at the department level, promote recognition for stellar performance.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 6 people found this helpful  

    It depends on where you work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Illumina

    Pros

    At Illumina, you will work with and be one of many smart people advancing science and medicine. At the end of the day, that feels great.

    Cons

    As with any environment, office politics can be tough.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more flexible -- consider telecommuting, flextime, and other work/life balance programs.

    Approves of CEO
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