Genentech Reviews

Updated Sep 17, 2021

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Genentech Chief Executive Officer Alexander Hardy
Alexander Hardy
270 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great Benefits, Amazing support from management(in 264 reviews)

  • "There are great benefits and work life balance(in 227 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "work life balance can be difficult at times especially during this pandemic(in 119 reviews)

  • "Consensus decision making can impair speed and innovation(in 72 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
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Top Employer of the SF Bay Area!

      Sep 15, 2021 - Senior Administrative Associate Marketing in South San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Best efforts to promote diversity, comparable salaries, excellent benefits, and many recognitions with high considerations to their patients and employees.

      Cons

      No negative comments at this time.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Genentech

      Sep 13, 2021 - Field Sales Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good company to work for

      Cons

      Too big of an organization

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Sep 13, 2021 - Associate Scientist in South San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance, good benefits, innovative and friendly environment

      Cons

      Big company so decisions can be sluggish

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