Gilead Sciences Reviews

Updated May 30, 2020

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  1. Featured Review

    "Sr CTMA"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Président/Directeur Financier in Foster Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gilead Sciences full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Awesome Team Building Spirit

    Cons

    Not much transparency in contractors conversions to FTEs.

    Gilead Sciences2020-01-08
  2. "Transparent Leadership, but becoming Big Pharma"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Event Planner 

    I have been working at Gilead Sciences full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Transparent Leadership Great Benefits Great Company Culture Career Development

    Cons

    Becoming Big Pharma Ready for next level of improvements

    Gilead Sciences2019-10-05
  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Research Associate in Foster City, CA

    I have been working at Gilead Sciences full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent benefits Great & supportive people/management

    Cons

    Tight timelines Can run lean

    Gilead Sciences2020-05-15
  4. "not a good place to work, especially for women"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Foster City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Gilead Sciences full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Interesting research opportunities, exciting products

    Cons

    Very visible gender bias (in promotions and salaries on the same work), nauseating turf fights, constant IT issues

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    Gilead Sciences2020-05-29
  5. "Great workplace"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Consultant in Foster City, CA

    I worked at Gilead Sciences full-time

    Pros

    great company, hardworking team, and caring supervisors

    Cons

    upper managements need to concise in order to gather profits for the company

    Gilead Sciences2020-05-13
  6. "Cutting edge science making a difference"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Director in Foster City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gilead Sciences full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Strongly resourced company with means to conduct necessary research and development

    Cons

    None to remark on so far

    Gilead Sciences2020-05-12
  7. "Great Mission, Shifting Culture"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gilead Sciences full-time

    Pros

    Inspiring mission, saving lives. Making an impact in the world.

    Cons

    Shifting culture, trying to be more employee-friendly. Very US-centric.

    Gilead Sciences2020-05-11
  8. "Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gilead Sciences full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefit, work life balance

    Cons

    Not much, so far so good

    Gilead Sciences2020-05-02
  9. "A great company with enormous potential"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gilead Sciences full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Medicines that matter Focus on patient New leadership and culture changes for the better Generous comp/Ben Amazing support through covid

    Cons

    Grew up very quickly so still somewhat lacking in process and governance. Can be tricky to make decisions. Lots of change at once but general alignment on vision

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    Gilead Sciences2020-04-30
  10. "Best company imaginable"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director, Human Resources Business Partner in Foster City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gilead Sciences full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Employees are valued and it shows

    Cons

    Some small company processes are still in place.

    Gilead Sciences2020-04-26
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