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Coca-Cola Company Reviews

Updated October 24, 2014
Updated October 24, 2014
1,357 Reviews
3.1
1,357 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • There is a good work/life balance allowing for employees to spend time with family (in 40 reviews)

  • Good benefits, big opportunity to relocate, tuition assistance is very easy (in 70 reviews)


Cons
  • Depending on the role, you could potentially have a non-favorable work life balance (in 70 reviews)

  • Overtime summer time - during the summer expect to work long hours lots of overtime (in 87 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    I had a good job at Coca-Cola.stayed working all the time.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Lubbock, TX
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Lubbock, TX

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I stayed very busy working.an getting to know people at stores.i loved my job there would like to go back.

    Cons

    Knowing the route an the area of location

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would love to go back an work for Coca-Cola if possible

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    I loved working for Coca-Cola. Absolutely the best years of my career.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, opportunities to learn new skills and advance your career.

    Cons

    Too political . Too many re-orgs and lay-offs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employees are more productive when they are not worried about losing their job. Value the people with experience and don't force retirement.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Talent Acquisition

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company

    Pros

    Corporate reputation, easy to attract talent

    Cons

    Team dynamics, non-existent training, no real communication

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to develop a 'team' mentality

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Love my job and schedule flexibility

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Market Development Manager in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Market Development Manager in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The brand, the people, the customers, my co-workers, my work-life balance.

    Cons

    Salary seems low if you don't negotiate a good starting pay.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    World Class Brands, Very Smart People

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Smart people, Huge brands, Good compensation, decent benefits, opportunities to learn many different parts of the beverage industry, amazing agencies to partner with. Commitment to ethical and fair treatment.

    Cons

    Culture issues, policies on telecommuting handled by team, not evenly across the company, lack of continuing education/training, sometimes too much work handled by some groups, non-consistent senior management input (sometimes seemed micro-managing).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust your people more.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    My experience is good at coca-cola.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Full time employment with good benefits.

    Cons

    Driving in the Minneapolis snow during winter

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Bleed Coke!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager
    Current Employee - Account Manager

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, great company thats not going anywhere, they try to give you manageable work life balance whether it works out that way or not, benefits are top of the charts, innovative ways to make jobs easier.

    Cons

    Numbers, numbers, numbers, goals, goals, goals.. achieve them or be badgered as to why you didnt. Lots of changes which makes it easy to fall behind or get lost in all the new information.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Treats their employees right

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Part-time Merchandiser in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Part-time Merchandiser in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I like pretty much everything about working for Coca Cola.

    Cons

    Part Time positions are the only issues that really need to be addressed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide more full time positions. By providing so many part time positions you create a revolving door wasting opportunities to develop a base of employees that want to see your product succeed.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Growth Opportunity

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Director in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Understanding how a large company operates

    Cons

    Depth and history takes time to understand and learn

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Training in Key

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Planner in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Planner in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Coke has good bay and benefits. We get three weeks vacation from the go. Some jobs have teleworking capabilities. So many people work from home. Employee pride. It's great to say you work for Coke.

    Cons

    Management is not focused on the customers as they should be. Customer service lacks. Everyone is trying to just meet numbers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the line workers.. consider customer service over profit

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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