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"Great people at a really good company"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in South San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in South San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Genentech full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

The people are incredible
New products to solve medical needs in a novel way
Good benefits
Many transportation options
Commitment to collaboration and transparency
Respect and support for diversity
Sabbaticals

Cons

Typical office politics, but less than at other companies I've worked at
Career paths can be cloudly and self-service
Sometimes hire out work to contractors vs. building skills in-house
Have been encouraged in the past to ignore work/life balance

Advice to Management

Keep reaching out, don't expect everyone to come to you
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Other Employee Reviews for Genentech

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place to Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Vacaville, CA
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Vacaville, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Genentech full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Smart and professional colleagues, supportive management, great benefits.

    Cons

    A highly regulated industry that needs to satisfy the political whims of 206 sovereign states.

    Advice to Management

    Continue down the current course. I have observed immense improvements with regards to our business processes.


  2. "Great company, great employees, good products."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Medical Representative in Boca Raton, FL
    Former Employee - Medical Representative in Boca Raton, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Genentech full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, technology and pipeline are promising.

    Cons

    Big pharma always has issues

    Advice to Management

    Don't micromanage your reps.

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