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"Good perks and work-life balance"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Engineer I in South San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Engineer I in South San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great benefits and work hours

Cons

big company, slow decision making

Other Employee Reviews for Genentech

  1. "Great Products, Made by Great People. But The Work Place Has Changed"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - N/A in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - N/A in South San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Genentech full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great products that help many people
    Generous to patients
    Rewarding when you meet the patients
    Well known and good to have on your resume

    Cons

    Since Roche took over:
    Employees are overloaded; more work, less people
    Less room for advancement, positions not being refilled
    Benefits have been diminished, pay levels have decreased


  2. Helpful (1)

    "The "old Genentech" was the best company in the world. The "new Genentech" is a shadow of its former self."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Clinical Specialist
    Former Employee - Senior Clinical Specialist
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great products that helped people with serious diseases
    Great people who cared about their jobs
    Old Genentech management created a culture that encouraged innovation and rewarded its employees

    Cons

    New management has slowly destroyed what made Genentech special
    New management has replaced the biotech model with a big Pharma model and it is not working

    Advice to Management

    Go back to what made Genentech great.


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