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If you are going to work for a large company, its a great one.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsThough a bit sterile, Genentech cares for its employees well with lots of benefits and competitive compensation.

ConsThey have meetings about having meetings.

Advice to Senior ManagementEmpower employees to think like leaders.

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

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Vacaville, CA (US)

    I have been working at Genentech as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: great pay, hoping to get picked to roll over regular full… Cons: NO benefits, employed at will, excessive use of contractors Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    On it's way down

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

    I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Benefits are still great. Pipeline is full (for now). Cons: Constant state of re-org inhibits engagement of employees. Leadership is lacking Can't… Advice to Senior Management: Stop it with the re-org and let people get on… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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