Yum!
3.5 of 5 95 reviews
www.yum.com Louisville, KY 5000+ Employees

Yum! Reviews

Updated Apr 13, 2014
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3.5 95 reviews

                             

75% Approve of the CEO

Yum! Chairman, President, and CEO David C. Novak

David C. Novak

(64 ratings)

68% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "There is some movement towards work/life balance"
    in 8 reviews
  • "Recognition culture is real and alive"
    in 7 reviews
Cons:
  • "Little to no room for advancement and raises"
    in 3 reviews
  • "Career advancement is not clearly defined"
    in 3 reviews
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Enriching experience

Marketing Manager (Current Employee)
Madrid (Spain)

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

ProsMulti cultural environment, recognition culture, business goals and drive for results of the franchise community

ConsLimited resources, decision making process and lack of control on franchisees business performance. Consulting vs managing.

Advice to Senior ManagementBecome more involved with the business day to day and more bold on assuming the leadership of decision making for the franchising businesses

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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My input was appreciated and valued, and the team chemistry was seemless.

Brand Marketing Intern (Current Employee)
Irvine, CA

I have been working at Yum! as an intern for less than a year

ProsWorkspace, team chemsitry, pride in products

ConsLarge company tends to leave employees somewhat lost

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Moving forward for a better future.

Shift Manager (Current Employee)
Northampton, MA

I have been working at Yum! part-time for more than 3 years

ProsMost Friendly place to work at.

ConsSometimes a get impossible to reach a goal

Advice to Senior ManagementMore rewards for the team members

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Its so much fun, I wouldn't call it work!

Team Member (Current Employee)
Niagara Falls, ON (Canada)

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

ProsSense of responsibility, flexible scheduling and great management

ConsNo benefits with the job.

Advice to Senior ManagementLook for potential in team members, provide opportunities and motivate the deserving to move to higher positions

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work

Assistant Manager (Current Employee)
Mumbai (India)

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

ProsSuper excellent management, great scope for growth..
Even a team member has his say.

ConsSometimes need to speed up with the plan...

Advice to Senior ManagementThumbs Up

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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it is the best company in food retail

Shift Manager (Current Employee)
Chennai (India)

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

Prosstandard is best, friendly working environment.

Conslack of confidence showing towards the managers. rather to give some chance for promotion.

Advice to Senior Managementkeep going the way you all have manage and i am sure,in couple of years the company will be the top most above all the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A great place to be in. Home away from home

Field Trainer (Current Employee)
Chennai (India)

I have been working at Yum!

ProsGreat culture, recognition and clarity on career path. Easy going and flexible at the same time focussed on result. Strongly believes that thier people are the core strength

ConsToo much of details sometimes leads to deviation from the core necessity. Stick to few but strong and focus on the same.

Advice to Senior ManagementEvery one here believes in each other which incresaes the accountability of every individual. This is the strength of our company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Outstanding place to work. A unique culture that is actually unique!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Sydney (Australia)

I worked at Yum!

ProsOutstanding leadership and a focused direction. They know what they want to deliver.

ConsConstant change and political game needs to be played.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep focused on your best talent.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Place to Work!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Dallas, TX

I worked at Yum!

ProsFlexible time off, work from home, laid back atmosphere, great sr. leadership, always keeping you abreast of what the company is doing. Lots of tenured employees. No one breathing down your back. Work hard/play hard.

ConsToo many people are in positions because of whom they know, NOT what they know nor what type of education they have. Most of the tenured employees come from the restaurantsand are in high positions and do NOT have a college degree, while individuals with college degrees and higher are in lower positions and it's obvious it doesn't matter. In addition, there is no diversity in management, everyone looks alike.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop promoting people just because you know them. Give the people that actually qualify for the positions an equal opportunity.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Smart leaders with relentless pursue of value and growth

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Yum! full-time for more than 10 years

ProsMany smart people with great people skills. Recognition culture is real and alive.

ConsPromotion based on employee potential instead of actual. results. If you are over 50+, don't even bother to apply.

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on the high growth markets, and promote executives in Operations in stead of Marketing so to be consistent with the strategy.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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