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Updated July 18, 2018
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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (5)

    "Principal Scientist I"

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    Former Employee - Principal Scientist in Pleasanton, CA
    Former Employee - Principal Scientist in Pleasanton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility and work-life balance. Good culture and teams and people are great to work with.

    Cons

    Pay is less, does not get evaluated according to current market, even though they say so.


  2. "Applications specialist"

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    Former Employee - Applications Specialist in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Applications Specialist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Roche full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Grt place to work. Work n life balance

    Cons

    Sometimes work interferes with preplabnwd life activities

    Advice to Management

    Keep the good work up

  3. "Time for a change"

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    Former Employee - Senior Contract Specialist in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Senior Contract Specialist in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pension ended in 2011, great over all benefits

    Cons

    It depends on the Department


  4. "Great place for stability, security, and work life balance."

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Pleasanton, CA
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Pleasanton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Culture is hard to find elsewhere
    Diversity and everyone is close in age.

    Cons

    Lack of growth and development
    Salary is not comparable to market

    Advice to Management

    Trust your employees to take on a bigger role if they show interest.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Principal Scientist in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Principal Scientist in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good working environment, friendly coworkers and innovative scientists

    Cons

    too many layers, too many meetings

    Advice to Management

    Simplify work flow


  6. "Cost Account"

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    Current Employee - Cost Accountant Supervisor in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Cost Accountant Supervisor in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Ethical environment, good benefits, diversity mind set

    Cons

    Divestments unexpected , slow to take decisions


  7. "Packaging"

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    Current Employee - Package Handler in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Package Handler in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Because it's a good company

    Cons

    It s a good company a pay very good

    Advice to Management

    Yes

  8. "Overall Great place to work, Great people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Very professional and Great benefits.

    Cons

    More management presence and timely dissemination of information to employees.

    Advice to Management

    Be more visible and approachable.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Director"

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    Current Employee - Executive Director in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Executive Director in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Fast growing business with an excellent portfolio and technology.

    Cons

    Still has a family own culture. Strongly driven by marketing and sales.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on quality and innovation.


  10. "Account Executive"

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    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent company culture with products geared toward centric patient care and unmet needs.

    Cons

    Great experience with management and internal teams...No negatives.

    Advice to Management

    Develop protocol to rehire talented employees previously impacted by corporate wide restructuring.


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