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Natera Reviews

Updated 28 Jun 2019

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2.9
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42%
Recommend to a Friend
53%
Approve of CEO
Steve Chapman
8 Ratings
Pros
  • "Benefits are great, catered lunches and stock options after one year of employment(in 26 reviews)

  • "Great coworkers, free food, engaging projects(in 17 reviews)

Cons
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Great start."

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    Current Employee - Clinical Lab Assistant in San Carlos, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Natera full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun culture, free lunch, friendly faces.

    Cons

    Unfavorable hours, management difficult to talk to.

    Natera2019-06-28

    Natera Response

    July 11, 2019Talent Acquisition and Engagement Specialist

    Thank you for your response. Feel free to reach out directly to your HR Business Partner for thoughts on how to provide constructive feedback to management. If working hours are a challenge, you should definitely have dialogue with management to seek a reasonable solution.

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Working at Natera as a Clinical Field Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Clinical Specialist in Harrisburg, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing products and emerging pipeline in several key areas of women's health.

    Cons

    Constantly changing commission plans each quarter making it highly difficult to follow and plan.

    Advice to Management

    There are a lot of good managers and several horrible ones whom need to be removed from the company. Identify those managers and remove them immediately.

    Natera2019-06-24
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Basic easy job, but with limited growth opportunities for a growing company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Natera full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lunches, load of work, wfh opportunites

    Cons

    Disorganized Management, Bad Training

    Natera2019-06-06

    Natera Response

    June 13, 2019Talent Acquisition and Engagement Specialist

    We hope that all employees feel comfortable connecting with their managers and seeking clarity on what they need. In response, managers should provide that clarity and assist as people gain the skills needed to be successful. We believe in a good two-way dialogue between employees ...

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  4. "Solid"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Natera full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Has a strong product and pipeline

      Cons

      unit cohesion intra departmentally

      Natera2019-05-23

      Natera Response

      June 13, 2019Talent Acquisition and Engagement Specialist

      We’re very excited about our products and the new advancements in Oncology and Transplant. As employees, if we have observations for ways to improve the functioning of our teams, we can implement them ourselves and share our success. We also encourage all employees to discuss ideas ...

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    • Helpful (1)

      "Good Stuff"

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      Current Employee - Customer Care Specialist Tier I in Austin, TX
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Natera full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      -Fantastic training program (Go Yesika!!) - Amazing co-worker support -Emphasis on work-life balance -Catered lunches to boost morale -Great work environment altogether, doesn't feel stressful or toxic -Very friendly staff -There's a sense that you're actually cared about and appreciated -flexible with schedule when situations outside work arise

      Cons

      -can't think of any right now actually

      Advice to Management

      Keep up the great work. Keep emphasizing a care for your employees. Honestly, I feel more appreciated here in these first few months than I thought.

      Natera2019-04-26

      Natera Response

      May 6, 2019Talent Acquisition and Engagement Specialist

      We appreciate your feedback as we have been working hard to make Natera a great work environment. We thrive on getting to learn more about what we are doing well, as well as things that we can improve upon. It’s great to see that you are enjoying working here, we appreciate all you ...

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    • Helpful (3)

      "Unstable"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Natera full-time

      Pros

      Great coworkers, great products, great benefits

      Cons

      Company is still evolving, finding its place. Communication is poor between leadership and teams, and between various departments. It's a chaotic, inefficient environment. Changes and decisions are made with what appears to be minimal input, thought or planning.

      Natera2019-04-04

      Natera Response

      April 15, 2019Talent Acquisition and Engagement Specialist

      We value your response. As a company, Natera is expanding in to new areas to help patients such as oncology and transplant. With growth comes change. We encourage any employee to suggest ideas and to model good communication. Share your ideas with your manager and your colleagues ...

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    • "Brilliant people, but growing pains"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Natera full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Really smart people, fun team events, food perks, convenient location

      Cons

      Growing pains means crowded office space and lack of structure (but they were working on building better processes), culture could've used a bit of help to make employees feel more valued

      Natera2019-04-05

      Natera Response

      April 15, 2019Talent Acquisition and Engagement Specialist

      Thank you for your feedback. Natera is indeed growing, moving in to new disease areas that will help patients for years to come. As our focus expands our organization will change, we are excited about several new initiatives for employees in the areas of leadership development, mentoring ...

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    • Helpful (5)

      "The Job is Overwhelming"

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      Former Employee - Tier I Specialist in Austin, TX
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Natera full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      They have great benefits.

      Cons

      - The company is not on your side if you complain about a manager. They look at you as the problem. - They have lay offs within departments and lies to the other departments face saying their jobs are "safe" but they have a list of people already in mind to fire - Don't bring a doctors not without clearing stating your restrictions. they will make you work with a burnt hand . - Don't get hurt at the job and have...

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      Advice to Management

      Snacks in the Grass

      Natera2019-05-06
    • Helpful (5)

      "Management needs to be improved"

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      Former Employee - Clinical Data Operator 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at Natera full-time

      Pros

      The products are helpful to those who need it.

      Cons

      Management does not know how to provide good support. Workload is enormous for a small accessioning team. Does not allow others to help coworkers with their share.

      Advice to Management

      Listen to your employees. If you’re getting consistent recommendations you should take it into consideration.

      Natera2019-03-30

      Natera Response

      April 2, 2019Talent Acquisition and Engagement Specialist

      Thank you for your meaningful feedback. The details you provided are important for management to continuously improve and grow. Feel free to let us know if you would like to go into greater detail about areas of opportunities to improve, we would more than be happy to chat offline.

    • "Best Company I have worked at"

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      Current Employee - Billing Specialist in Austin, TX
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Natera full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Great benefits, Amazing Managers, great coworkers

      Cons

      None that I can tell

      Natera2019-03-21

      Natera Response

      April 8, 2019Talent Acquisition and Engagement Specialist

      Thank you for taking the time to provide a response. We are thrilled about the positive impact that the work that we are doing here at Natera and value all of our employees who work so hard for us!

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