Coca-Cola Company

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Coca-Cola Company Reviews

Updated September 18, 2014
Updated September 18, 2014
1,310 Reviews
3.1
1,310 Reviews
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Coca-Cola Company Chairman & CEO Muhtar Kent
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334 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good benefits, big opportunity to relocate, tuition assistance is very easy (in 79 reviews)

  • Great work life balance but I'm not sure it was intentional on management's part (in 32 reviews)


Cons
  • Depending on the role, you could potentially have a non-favorable work life balance (in 65 reviews)

  • Overtime summer time - during the summer expect to work long hours lots of overtime (in 82 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    order builder/loader

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Order Builder  in  Maspeth, NY
    Current Employee - Order Builder in Maspeth, NY

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

    Pros

    retirement plan, health benefits, salary and after 5 years 3 weeks vacation and one week consecutive holidays, after 10 years workload is easier

    Cons

    hard work, hours, new employees carry the biggest load of the job, overtime is mostly for senior employees that get it just to increase their retirement salary from social security

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    do the job for what you are paid

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great Company to work...

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

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

    Pros

    You'll never be bored working in this fast-paced environment.

    Cons

    Shifting towards a managed service approach.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Inclusion & Diversity is talked about a lot but never really practiced.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Intense, competitive atmosphere

    • 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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity if you are willing to work a ton of hours to learn

    Cons

    Poor work life balance, engagement is viewed as a foreign concept

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Marketing cannot be the top priority at the expense of all other functions. \

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Very educational experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Distribution Center Manager  in  San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Distribution Center Manager in San Diego, CA

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

    Pros

    You will gain a ton of experience in a short amount of time as long as you are open to lots of hard work and long hours.

    Cons

    Management is not consistent with what you are asked to do in day-to-day business and when ELT comes to town.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensate your people more for everything they do.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Used to be a great company but no longer the case.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director  in  Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Director in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Global company, excellent salary and benefits (slowly being eroded away). Brand recognition and generally positive association.

    Cons

    Company has been going through a major restructuring / downsizing with an emphasis on eliminating employees who have significant tenure (i.e., pension obligation). Very political organization. Limited advancement for long-term employees - many new hires are brought in at the Director level or above. Obesity issue is a smoking gun.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Chasing pennies down the hallway may make sense for a bottling company but not for The Coca-Cola Company - you can't cut your way to prosperity. Bring Neville back!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Too political

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay and good hours.

    Cons

    To much political posturing from all sides. Management is too focused on short term goals and is sacrificing the long term future of the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look past the next meeting with Wall Street analysts.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Great Place to Work at with amazing brand recognition

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company as a contractor for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work life balance for some, 3 weeks vacation, excellent benefits. Great training but management style could use a boost.

    Cons

    Career opportunities are limited. Micro Management environment. Low annual increases even if performance is exemplary. Upward movement can solely depend on who your manager is.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management does a fair job in some areas, but it needs to be the standard across the different departments organizations.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Awesome team

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager  in  Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Saint Paul, MN

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

    Pros

    Pay. Benefits. Working with the coolest sales folks around. Being armed with as much knowledge as possible about the prospective company is in your best interest. Not only will it help you formulate more insightful questions, it will boost your confidence as well.

    Cons

    Commute time, for me. Not much upward mobility without a 4 year college degree. More training options would be great. Allowing more work-from-home arrangements would be even better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow more work-from-home arrangements

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    I was a driver

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver  in  Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Tacoma, WA

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

    Pros

    everybody was great and friendly

    Cons

    leadership, routing, training, promotions favoritism

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    hi

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company

    Pros

    It's a nice place and a cool place to work, nice benefits.

    Cons

    You need to work long hours and sometimes it is not easy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They are doing a pretty good job in my opinion.

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