Genentech Reviews

Updated Jan 25, 2022

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Genentech Chief Executive Officer Alexander Hardy
Alexander Hardy
317 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great package great benefits great ppl(in 309 reviews)

  • "company has a good work-life balance(in 274 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "must be good at work life balance(in 125 reviews)

  • "Middle management has no decision making power(in 81 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years
      Featured Review

      Best Place to Work for a reason!

      Aug 6, 2021 - Senior Scientist in South San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Surrounded by brilliant, literally world-class colleagues -Management, teams, and colleagues always trying to make the company a better place to work -Meaningful, challenging work, -Great work-life balance and support resources -Compensation is consistently above market -A culture of radical candor and soliciting feedback

      Cons

      -Large organization can make decision-making slower, though it is well-reasoned and well thought out -Hiring process is slow, but does result in high quality colleagues

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good

      Aug 3, 2021 - Analyst in Hyderābād
      Recommend
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      Pros

      working hours and salary good

      Cons

      nothing to say negative about

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Nov 11, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great for everyone involved in the company

      Cons

      not at all for anyone

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great work atmosphere

      Sep 15, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Collaborative work environment with work life balance

      Cons

      Laid back work culture, career progression is slower

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Software engineer

      Dec 26, 2018 - Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It was good place to work

      Cons

      Nothing as much ,

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company

      Mar 6, 2018 - Consultant in Pune
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance People are very supportive

      Cons

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

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      About my company

      Feb 8, 2017 - Test Engineer in Chennai
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It's a good place to work

      Cons

      No cons. Nothing to say

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Excellent company to work for!

      Jan 24, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fantastic benefits, mostly great managers (every company has a few poor ones), opportunities to advance.

      Cons

      Communications from senior leadership in PD could have been better.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great work culture

      Jan 20, 2022 - Postdoctoral Fellow in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work environment and supportive of employees needs

      Cons

      Location cost of living is very high

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      It's a ok company

      Jan 19, 2022 - Senior Software Engineer in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      friendly and helpful staff and management

      Cons

      less opportunities learn and grow

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