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No. 6, Large
Genentech
South San Francisco, Calif. [Pacific]
Genentech
Why you want to work there

Innovation is the name of the game at this South San Francisco-based biotechnology company, which develops medications for people with difficult-to-treat diseases. All employees are allotted approximately 12 hours per year for professional growth and development. One training opportunity is the Personal Excellence Program. Developed specifically for Genentech IT staffers, it's designed to help people increase self-awareness and embrace new behaviors; feedback helps participants deepen their learning along the way.

Employee Statistics
Total U.S.-based employees 14,500
Total U.S.-based IT employees 561
IT employee turnover in 2013 7%
IT employee promotions in 2013 7%
Training
Training days offered per IT employee in 2013 10
Training budget per IT employee in 2013 $5,000