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Genentech CEO Alexander Hardy
Alexander Hardy
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  • "Work life balance varies greatly depending on your function or manager(in 109 reviews)

  • "Food isn't free but it is discounted so not much of a con at all, difficult to find non-contract full-time position after internship(in 93 reviews)

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  1. "Software engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād

    I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    It was good place to work

    Cons

    Nothing as much ,

    Advice to Management

    No

    Genentech2018-12-27
  2. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Pune

    I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance People are very supportive

    Cons

    you wont find the kind of work you expect for the experience people

    Genentech2018-03-06
  3. "About my company"

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    Current Employee - Test Engineer in Chennai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Genentech for more than 4 years

    Pros

    It's a good place to work

    Cons

    No cons. Nothing to say

    Advice to Management

    Nothing

    Genentech2017-02-08
  4. "Great company, great culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Great company that still maintains great culture and work/life balance despite pressures to integrate with Swiss parent Roche

    Cons

    Integration with Roche has led some senior leaders to leave in lieu of being based out of Switzerland

    Genentech2019-05-21
  5. "Great culture"

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    Former Employee - Technical Manager in San Mateo, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Opportunities for growth, work life balance

    Cons

    Loosing focus, talent retention is poor

    Genentech2019-05-21
  6. "Market Analysis and Strategy"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager, Analytics 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Great people, great benefits and perks

    Cons

    Lack of uncertainty with biosimilars

    Genentech2019-05-11
  7. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Lead in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Culture, teamwork, challenging, truly patient-centric

    Cons

    I can not think of any that matter

    Advice to Management

    Make sure the new change process ensures people a path to grow

    Genentech2019-05-11
  8. "Balance company"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, smart individuals, current IT, awesome functions, lots of work, free transportation over land and water. and excellent facilities. - Very grateful

    Cons

    The environment is changing, and ageism is become prevalent.

    Genentech2019-05-11
  9. "Medical Science Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Team, science, pipeline, oncology expertise

    Cons

    Roche, uncertain place between commercial and development organizations

    Genentech2019-05-09
  10. "Company has changed drastically"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in South San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Overall company offers great medical benefits and perks during the holidays

    Cons

    Too much politics: mangers have favoritism and does not recognize hard workers

    Advice to Management

    Value and recognize hard workers and frontlines who really care about their work.

    Genentech2019-05-22
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