Genentech
3.7 of 5 674 reviews
www.gene.com South San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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A good company, fast paced, goal oriented

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South San Francisco, CA (US)

I worked at Genentech

ProsGood, smart, knowledgeable people. Interesting work, improving patient lives. Great salary, competitive benefits. Solid communication. Overall a very good company to work for.

ConsThe company is still integrating work and systems from the Roche merger, creating some confusion and overlap. The highest growth in the San Francisco area is probably over.

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Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very satisfying and exciting work environment.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA (US)

I have been working at Genentech


Pros: Cutting edge research, great science and great people. Great benefits. Cons: slow growth, competitive, too large an organization. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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loved the old days (prior to Roche)

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I worked at Genentech


Pros: great benefits, fair sallary, acceptable worklife balance, Cons: started to lay off, Roche influnce changing the culture Advice to Senior Management: decision making process for the lay offs were not clear. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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