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Coca-Cola Company Reviews

Updated July 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Generally a good work life balance though not always (in 131 reviews)

  • Very laid back you make great money customers come first really good benefits (in 195 reviews)

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  1. "Work Like Balance Good"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Support Specialist in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Customer Support Specialist in Alpharetta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    teleworking is great, work life balance

    Cons

    a lot of red tape for advancement to another department

    Advice to Management

    appreciate associates you'll get more out of them


  2. "Great place to work and great pay"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bulk Driver in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Bulk Driver in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great match for the 401K”

    Cons

    have to work every weekend

  3. Helpful (1)

    "It is wonderful to work for such a strong brand and with smart people."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager IV in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Project Manager IV in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong brand
    Smart people
    Challenging work with accountability
    Great benefits and on site amenities including Emory Clinic staffed with a great full time doctor
    Very competitive pay
    Easy and free parking

    Cons

    Lackluster leadership which will hopefully improve under the new CEO
    Lask of measurement of people managers and support to improve management
    Functions are siloed making it hard to move into new areas
    Restructures occur an average of every 2 years
    Very relationship based compamy

    Advice to Management

    Focus on culture, people, and manager development


  4. "Coca-Cola Design"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Designer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Contractor - Designer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    All the resources of a huge company, good salary, design leadership is on your side, fun and friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Even on cost-neutral design decisions, design department is frequently overruled by non-designers from the business. Design-by-committee is a frequent problem.

    Advice to Management

    Non-creatives should not be making creative decisions.


  5. "Not always fair.."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alsip, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alsip, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice place to work..Lots of overtime and ok people as far as the managers..They are fair..

    Cons

    Supervisors are not fair and truthfully with what the rules are..They play favorites with the pickers and folklif drivers..

    Advice to Management

    Need to get on the same page and be fair with all the workers..


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Great people, great benefits, good pay, challenging culture"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Director in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Global Director in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People, benefits, pay, amenities, strong work ethic, passion, high energy, resources to get just about anything done we put our minds to

    Cons

    Long hours, perfectionist culture, out-dated technology platforms, long decision making cycles, too many people required to get to a decision, re-thinking decisions, not enough purposeful focus on growing talent through specific assignments, career planning is on your own

    Advice to Management

    Push decision making further down. Focus on the strategic work and leave the day to day items to your teams who are closer to the work.


  7. "Coke Review"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director Talent & Development in Johns Creek, GA
    Current Employee - Director Talent & Development in Johns Creek, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great and diverse experience given global nature of business and franchise, customer and consumer approach. Social impact is unmatched by any other CPG Company

    Cons

    Culture - undergoing +ve transformation. It's a very matrixed organization so decision making can be slow. Current change will take some time to implement

  8. "Market Development Manager"

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    Former Employee - Market Development Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Market Development Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    CCR offers a good working environment for it's employees and provides good support. I enjoyed my time with the Company

    Cons

    The biggest con that I can think of is they place too much emphasis on yoith over experience.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Coca Cola Accounting Global Finance Operations"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Controller in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Controller in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment to work with and great people

    Cons

    Leadership does not listen to lower level associates

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to the people that is doing the work


  10. "A Great Place to Start"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Had a great team around. Pushed you hard for your best results. You can really challenge yourself and learn a lot about the sales industry.

    Cons

    The benefits could be better; employees work hard, take care of them.

    Advice to Management

    Increase recruiting efforts at universities


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