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Helpful (1)

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

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Genentech full-time

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

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

Cons

They have meetings about having meetings.

Advice to Management

Empower employees to think like leaders.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    On it's way down

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Genentech full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    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 make decisions

    Advice to Management

    Stop it with the re-org and let people get on with the business of innovation.

  2. Helpful (4)

    My Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Scientist in South San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Scientist in South San Francisco, CA (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Unfortunately, the old Genentech is gone!

    Cons

    Poor management, poor morale, not much hope for future

    Advice to Management

    Get a new management, more hands-on, preferably with more than a BA degree

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