Genentech Reviews

Updated 8 Jul 2020

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4.0
76%
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88%
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Genentech Chief Executive Officer Alexander Hardy
Alexander Hardy
92 Ratings
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  1. "Good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Great for everyone involved in the company

    Cons

    not at all for anyone

  2. "Great work atmosphere"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative work environment with work life balance

    Cons

    Laid back work culture, career progression is slower

  3. "Software engineer"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād

    I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It was good place to work

    Cons

    Nothing as much ,

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  4. "Good company"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Consultant in Pune

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance People are very supportive

    Cons

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

  5. "About my company"

    3.0
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    Test Engineer in Chennai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Genentech for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It's a good place to work

    Cons

    No cons. Nothing to say

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  6. "Wonderful company and employee benefits"

    5.0
    Current Employee - QC Associate II in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They provide medical, 401k, free classes, state of the art gym and parties

    Cons

    Difficult to move up into higher roles.

  7. "Experience"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Sales Representative in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great Company w/ Great Benefits

    Cons

    Leadership & Company Direction- Don't value face to face selling

  8. "The Best in the West (and the East)"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Human Resources Partner 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent CEO Great Benefits Amazing work for Patients

    Cons

    Big and Bulky Imperfect balance of autonomy and global oversight

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  9. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Pharmaceutical Specialist in South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Great science, good people, collaborative environment

    Cons

    Large company, focus on/values more ex-US employees

  10. "Scientist"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Scientist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent career progression and fuunding

    Cons

    Very very very very few

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