Genentech Reviews

Updated May 29, 2020

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3.9
73%
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84%
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Genentech Chief Executive Officer Alexander Hardy
Alexander Hardy
77 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance is not a thing(in 115 reviews)

  • "I've been a contractor for more than three years and sadly we don't get all the benefits than full-time employees get(in 104 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Sr administrative assistant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at Genentech

    Pros

    great work environment, great and helpful team

    Cons

    moving from contract to full time is difficult

    Genentech2016-08-26
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Job Eliminated"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Coordinator in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Take care of their employees. Transparent. Great Managers. Love working here.

    Cons

    People are promoted based on who they know.

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    Genentech2020-05-29
  3. "Genentech"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientist 

    I have been working at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and excellent salary.

    Cons

    Long time for getting promotion

    Genentech2020-05-28
  4. "Good Culture"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Engineer 

    I have been working at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    I feel the management really cares about employee.

    Cons

    There are many departments/divisions, which can make communication complicated.

    Genentech2020-05-24
  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Case Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and great benefits

    Cons

    Hard to move up in a big company

    Genentech2020-05-21
  6. "Forward thinking company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Clinical Specialist 

    I have been working at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Iterates quickly, agile company, willing to try new things

    Cons

    Lots of change all the time

    Genentech2020-05-19
  7. "Best Place to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Audit Project Manager in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, flexible work schedule, work life balance

    Cons

    Huge company hard to know everyone

    Genentech2020-05-17
  8. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer 

    I have been working at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Employees are taken care of

    Cons

    A company this big can sometimes move too slowly.

    Genentech2020-05-07
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Think twice"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist in South San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Focus on patients and good benefits

    Cons

    People are under leveled and under paid.

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    Genentech2020-05-18
  10. "Employee Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Representative in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Genentech full-time

    Pros

    Company Culture is really good

    Cons

    Culture of company is Changing

    Genentech2020-05-05
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