Genentech Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 23, 2021

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Genentech Chief Executive Officer Alexander Hardy
Alexander Hardy
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Pros
  • "Great Benefits, Amazing support from management(in 264 reviews)

  • "There are great benefits and work life balance(in 227 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "work life balance can be difficult at times especially during this pandemic(in 119 reviews)

  • "Consensus decision making can impair speed and innovation(in 72 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great company, clear mission, good people

      Jan 12, 2020 - Marketing 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people Focus on wellbeing Development opportunities

      Cons

      Work life balance (although depends on where in the organization you are) Consensus decision making can impair speed and innovation A lot of process

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Company, Great People

      Jan 23, 2021 - Project Coordinator in South San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      High safety and quality mindset for patients and employees. Great benefits and work life balance.

      Cons

      There can be slow growth within roles

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    3. 5.0
      Current Contractor

      Amazing place

      Jan 15, 2021 - Content Manager in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There are great benefits and work life balance

      Cons

      Management can be a bit tricky

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    4. 5.0
      Former Intern, less than 1 year

      Great company-providing values to the society

      Jan 12, 2021 - Intern in South San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great work life balance, great salary although not as high as high tech, great people and you'll feel like you're actually doing something.

      Cons

      location is not that good

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    5. 4.0
      Former Contractor, more than 3 years

      Nice work life balance and good pay

      Jan 16, 2021 - Associate Brand Manager in South San Francisco, CA
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      Pros

      Work life balance is really good and the pay is really competitive for the Bay area. I'd recommend this company if you're later in your career and not looking to grow.

      Cons

      Operates under strict hierarchy which makes it hard to advance. Also people work in silos and are not connected enough.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Project Manager

      Jan 17, 2021 - Genentech in South San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance and benefits package.

      Cons

      Hard to promote, a culture of scheduled meetings

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to work!

      Dec 14, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      >Value ideas, hard work, and diversity of thought >Great Benefits >Autonomy can be earned

      Cons

      >Development is often not guided well >work-life balance is tough at times

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Best Company to Work for

      Dec 1, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work Life Balance is great

      Cons

      Located in very expensive location

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company, terrific place to work

      Dec 12, 2020 - Senior Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Treat employees very well. Good work/life balance. Great culture.

      Cons

      Bureaucracy, lots of people promoted beyond their abilities.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Awesome

      Oct 21, 2020 - Senior Quality Control Associate 
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      Pros

      Excellent work life balance and great benefits.

      Cons

      Really nothing bad to say about the company.

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