The location was perfect for being in SF if you don't mind public transportation.
The department I was in was too noisy and gossipy. No guidance. Just left there to fend for myself.
Advice to Management
Stop hanging out eatting and gossiping and pay attention to your staff.
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at FibroGen in May 2014.
The interview process was very quick. I had a phone interview with the QC Senior Director and my onsite interview was scheduled the same day. A lot of technical questions and some behavioural questions. The hiring process took 1 month.
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