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good company to work for

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

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

Pros

work hour flexibility, interesting work

Cons

long commute, not very much pay

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    research associate

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Research Associate in South San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Research Associate in South San Francisco, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    great projects
    challenging work
    learning opportunities and interesting people and ideas

    Cons

    poor promotion policy
    low pay for research with higher pay for other areas such as QA

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Better than some, worse than others. Roche culture is hurting GNE culture and morale

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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 (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits
    Opportunities to learn skills that will help you market yourself
    Lot's of food
    Lot's of parties
    Six week sabbatical every 6 years for regular employees

    Cons

    Very political
    Little to no opportunities for growth
    Little to no opportunities for advancement
    Competitive to the point of back stabbing
    Morale is at its lowest in years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Transparency, there are way too many secrets causing a huge lack of trust and respect
    Stop treating people like 'resources'

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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