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postdoc in Genentech

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Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow  in  South San Francisco, CA (US)
Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in South San Francisco, CA (US)

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

Pros

great reputation, unlimited resources, and working with talented people

Cons

It is very stressful working as a postdoc in Genentech. The stress is not necessary from the boss, but probably comes from the initiatives to do great work.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    10+ years, and I will never leave

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    Current Employee - Director  in  South San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Director in South San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Best company I've ever worked for. Despite the Roche acquisition in 2009, this is still a top science company and great place for working parents. The benefits are many and plentiful. Even after 10 years, I am amazed at how well Genentech treats its employees. There are many opportunities to move up or over. This is a highly ethical company.

    Cons

    It's large. You can get lost in the crowd. The bar for performance is very high.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Still one of the places to be even if some of the magic is lost

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    Current Employee - Assistant Systems Specialist  in  South San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Assistant Systems Specialist in South San Francisco, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    A place that values individuality and cares about the patient and employee. Culture and benefits are pretty good. Lots of room for growth.

    Cons

    Everything used to be better. Roche is slowly killing what made Genentech so special. I'm not as happy as I used to be.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fight the Roche penny pinching and bring the fun culture back

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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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