Genentech - Still a stimulating and fun work environment | Glassdoor
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"Still a stimulating and fun work environment"

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Planner in South San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Senior Planner in South San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Passionate co-workers. Down to earth and straight-talking leadership. Clear mission and focus on the company's patients and its people. While the work can get intense, a fun work environment overall.

Cons

Employees have gotten a little entitled and unappreciative of all that the company provides.

Advice to Management

Continue streamlining and simplifying processes and procedures, where prudent.

Other Employee Reviews for Genentech

  1. Helpful (1)

    "A lot of micromanaging and they don't let you get your work done."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Space Planner in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Contractor - Space Planner in South San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Genentech as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice facility, nice location, good food

    Cons

    Bad management style. Limits employee to finish jobs. Restricts employee to complete tasks.

    Advice to Management

    Let employee manage their work after giving it to them


  2. "Principal Technial Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Technical Manager in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Principal Technical Manager in South San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Genentech full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stock, People you work with are great

    Cons

    Work is crazy intense. No such thing as work life balance. The expectations around travel is crazy. Don't pay well compared to industry.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people, balance work-life balance for employees to improve worker satisfaction


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