Genentech Reviews

Updated Sep 27, 2022

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4.3
87%
Recommend to a Friend
91%
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Genentech Chief Executive Officer Alexander Hardy
Alexander Hardy
435 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
      Featured Review

      The future is very bright for Genentech

      May 20, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Active investment in frontier-level science, substantive academic collaborations aimed at making breakthrough discoveries that transform what is possible for patients and at-risk people before they become patients. Potential for global scale and impact via 125 year-old Roche.

      Cons

      Not every day exemplifies the best of what is possible here

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good

      Aug 3, 2021 - Analyst in Hyderābād
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      working hours and salary good

      Cons

      nothing to say negative about

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good

      May 19, 2022 - Test Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good learning experience in the long run

      Cons

      Everything is good about the company

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    4. 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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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great work atmosphere

      Sep 15, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Collaborative work environment with work life balance

      Cons

      Laid back work culture, career progression is slower

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Software engineer

      Dec 26, 2018 - Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      It was good place to work

      Cons

      Nothing as much ,

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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Software review

      Sep 20, 2022 - Principal Computational Researcher 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      There is a Great work life balance

      Cons

      Its Hard to get promoted

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Completive and safe

      Sep 19, 2022 - Bioprocess Technician 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Great culture and safe environment

      Cons

      Too competitive and harder to get promoted

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    Genentech Reviews FAQs

    Genentech has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 3,825 reviews left anonymously by employees. 87% of employees would recommend working at Genentech to a friend and 71% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Genentech employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Genentech. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    87% of Genentech employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Genentech 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

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