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Coca-Cola Company Reviews

Updated March 5, 2015
Updated March 5, 2015
1,554 Reviews
3.2
1,554 Reviews
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Coca-Cola Company Chairman & CEO Muhtar Kent
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445 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • There is a good work/life balance allowing for employees to spend time with family (in 44 reviews)

  • Good benefits, big opportunity to relocate, tuition assistance is very easy (in 74 reviews)


Cons
  • Depending on the role, you could potentially have a non-favorable work life balance (in 74 reviews)

  • Overtime summer time - during the summer expect to work long hours lots of overtime (in 90 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Good company, questionable ethics .

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Merchandiser
    Former Employee - Merchandiser

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company full-time

    Pros

    Ability to travel around your region.

    Cons

    Companies inability to terminate workers with poor work ethics. Summers are brutal

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees,

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Working at the most recognized brand in the world and being part of that is a great feeling that provides great pride.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    The best thing about working at Coke is that you are paid well according to your work and efforts. It has good benefits.

    Cons

    Constant re-organizations within the last 6 years negatively affect productivity, morale and loyalty to the Company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be fair when giving feedback to associates and truly try to make them grow with positive constructive feedback. Overall: senior leadership needs to take ownership of their mistakes and stop doing re-organizations that affect employees and the bottom line.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    A company with goals

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production
    Current Employee - Production

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

    Pros

    A great well know company with a huge portfolio of Brands. There is room for advancement.

    Cons

    High pace environment...lots of work and long days

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to do a better job of listening to the employees and their needs

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Analyst in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company

    Pros

    Big name, a lot of networking opportunities which helps you grown and learn as a leader. Office has a good location. Great work life balance.

    Cons

    Little investment in people, low pay, and vertical growth is slim. Easy to go unnoticed in such a big environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in people and promote within. Have more employee events to boost company morale. Do a better job of retaining interns.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    route sales

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Route Sales in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Route Sales in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    long hours, weekends. have to be fast past, customer service a must, clean cut dress, self motive, start early and finish late in day

    Cons

    long hours, lots of travel time, having to deal with some of the store managers that are very picky, its just a job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    care more about your staff and be there for support, but overall good people could have better benefits

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Coca-Cola SLA program

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company

    Pros

    Benefits, car allowance, room for growth, supportive work environment

    Cons

    Slow to change culture, little access to upper management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Large Store Account Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager Large Store in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Account Manager Large Store in Dallas, TX

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

    Pros

    Company listens to it's front line employees and makes changes in a timly matter to remedy an problems. Great Benefits (18 days PTO plus option to choose additional unpaid TO at begging of year). The people that work there are quality individuals and will help out with anything and not complain. It's a family company. A lot of families work there and there is very little turn around. Employees stay for life.

    Cons

    Lots of confusion as to what sales priorities are. They seem to change every week. Sales associates have too many stores to properly service accounts the way Coke wants you too. There is a lot of bad communication between departments (merchandising, distribution and sales)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more account managers (especially large store). 11 - 13 stores per person is too many to give the customer service the company expects.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    coca cola is one of the most leading refreshments company in the world.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Wharehouse Manager in Allentown, PA
    Current Employee - Wharehouse Manager in Allentown, PA

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

    Pros

    because i had a friend that been working with coca cola in nigeria and he always told me how very caring to their workers,so it has been on my mind to work in coca cola since then.

    Cons

    well honestly i dont have anything to say about that because the company is meeting the target of their cosunmers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    what ever these company is doing to be on top with world multi nationals companies,i think they should keep it up.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    very good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company

    Pros

    a very good company to work for

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Lots of hard, but rewarding work in a hard working type of culture.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Redding, CA
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Redding, CA

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company

    Pros

    Great management team in place. There is plenty of work to be had I never get bored. Also plenty of opportunity to move up.

    Cons

    Long days, some times over 14 hours. Can be a bit stressful. Benefits are automatically taken out of your check.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Even out the pay scale. Pay the back breaking work just a little bit more as incentive to drive those sales!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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