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"Genentech is an incredible Company"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in South San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in South San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Genentech full-time

Pros

Extremely talented and motivated people collaborating in a unique "mission driven" culture.

Cons

Cons of working - Not many

Other Employee Reviews for Genentech

  1. "Great work, great people, great satisfaction"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Control Associate in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Control Associate in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pessimists and cynics be damned! Knowing that your work is contributing to patient's lives gives a great sense of pride and purpose in the work done here.

    There is a great deal of pride in the fact that the company is consistently listed as one of the best places to work in the bay area. This translates in high interest and motivation in maintaining the healthy culture that keeps employees happy.

    With the company's great reputation at many levels, many people want to come work here, and we often end up working with some really great people.

    Cons

    The company has a great reputation and attracts great and not so great people (the not so great don't last long - that's a pro).

    Relatively speaking I hear we tend to get paid less than other companies do?

    A lot of work (but also a lot of resources for you to learn to work smarter not harder).

    Advice to Management

    Consider adding a metric that helps you keep your finger on the pulse of employee morale. Some organizations are better than others at maintaining and effectively promoting that work/life balance and it's tough to pinpoint those that aren't until it's too late (mass exodus).


  2. Helpful (9)

    "Genentech continues to be a great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Genentech is an innovative company that continues to attract very talented people. Patients are at the center of everything and this drives decision making. There is a focus on employee engagement with many great perks such as the gym, onsite car detailing, onsite dentist, onsite haircuts, laundry service, etc. The campus is gorgeous and a new environmentally friendly building is under construction.

    Cons

    Work-life balance can be challenging. Long hours particularly for people who have to conduct regular business with other countries (i.e., early morning meetings and/or late evening calls)

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on providing tools to assist with balancing work and life.

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