Rigel Pharmaceuticals
3.3 of 5 3 reviews
www.rigel.com South San Francisco, CA 150 to 499 Employees

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A reasonable biotech-turned biopharmaceutical company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Rigel Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 8 years

ProsEarly on, the company had a reputation of honoring good science and treating scientist well
Management maintained a relative transparent governance policy
Decision making is relatively less bureaucratic

ConsOver the years, the company has lost a focus on good science
Favoritism has been played in key groups
The company, though young, seems to lost its vigor of innovation and discovery

Advice to Senior ManagementMaintain focus on science and productivity

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Low turnover, hard working people focused on good science

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Rigel Pharmaceuticals full-time


Pros: This company cares about their employees by providing good benefits, weekly socials, and a semi-friendly working environment. In return the employees often work long hours… Cons: They do not support career development - such as funding conference attendance and they do not provide training - it's sink or swim and that… Advice to Senior Management: Provide team building exercises, encourage and fund career development activities such… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Interesting experience

Director (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Rigel Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Depending on the group, the colleagues are very friendly and… Cons: There are too many conflicts between individuals in upper management leading to disfunctional project teams. The drug candidates have potential, but there… Advice to Senior Management: Good managers/supervisors are not naturally born - some training may… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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