Genentech Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 14 Dec 2020

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  1. "Great work atmosphere"

    5.0
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    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

  2. "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


  3. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    >Value ideas, hard work, and diversity of thought >Great Benefits >Autonomy can be earned

    Cons

    >Development is often not guided well >work-life balance is tough at times

  4. "Best Company to Work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Work Life Balance is great

    Cons

    Located in very expensive location

  5. "Great company, terrific place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Treat employees very well. Good work/life balance. Great culture.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, lots of people promoted beyond their abilities.

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  6. "Awesome"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Quality Control Associate 

    I worked at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work life balance and great benefits.

    Cons

    Really nothing bad to say about the company.

  7. "Great people"

    5.0
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    Former Contractor - Administrative Assistant 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Genentech for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people. Great company. Great benefits. Constantly trying to improve work life balance.

    Cons

    Nothing major because I had a great department

  8. "Great team"

    5.0
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    Current Contractor - Talent Partner 

    I have been working at Genentech for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent work life balance, interesting work

    Cons

    None immediately come to mind except no fulltime opportunity. I was a contractor.

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    "A regular Big Pharma"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral 

    I have been working at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Driven, Science, Community, Benefits, Resources

    Cons

    Pressure, isolation, hierarchy, publishing, work life balance

  10. "Great Place To Work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - QC Associate II in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work Life Balance, Health Benefits, Good Atmosphere

    Cons

    cant name any it was a great place

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