Genentech
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good company to work for

Senior Research Associate (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA (US)

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

Proswork hour flexibility, interesting work

Conslong commute, not very much pay

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Better than some, worse than others. Roche culture is hurting GNE culture and morale

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

I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: Benefits Opportunities to learn skills that will help you market yourself Lot's… Cons: Very political Little to no opportunities for growth Little to no opportunities for advancement Competitive… Advice to Senior Management: Transparency, there are way too many secrets causing a huge… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Many pros, significant cons

Research Associate (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA (US)

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


Pros: Benefits, cafeteria, holiday parties were great. Unlimited resources to do… Cons: No career ladder or chance or move up. Scientists hired on the basis of prestigious publications not actual disease relevant research experience.… Advice to Senior Management: Acknowledge that everyone has something of value to contribute. Great… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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