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Coca-Cola Company Reviews

Updated July 22, 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. "Going lean"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    World admired company that has a good portfolio of products.

    Cons

    Too much wasteful spending on projects that do not meet ROI objectives.

    Advice to Management

    You can no longer live off your brand name so you will have to execute those aggressive plans to see the next milestone anniversary.


  2. "Market Development Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company full-time

    Pros

    Great product, strong brand. Exciting industry

    Cons

    Very political, constantly being measure on Prior year performance when carbonated beverage industry is declining. Job description involves tasks not on your job description (merchandising, service issues, etc) gets in the way of selling.

  3. "Equipment Service Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Job security working for such a large company. Okay pay rate.

    Cons

    Inbound calls constantly/non-stop. Very strict on breaks and you have to bid for your schedule. It will take you 5-10+ years to move up. Will offer you to work in different roles while keeping the same position title and no increase in pay. Extremely high turn over.


  4. "Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Erie, PA
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Erie, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Good pay
    -you can work on your own at your own pace
    -off weekend and holiday

    Cons

    -A lot of variables can effect your day
    -Hours can be very long


  5. "sales promoter"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company part-time

    Pros

    Active promotion of products in the restaurant sector.
    Contributed to increase Coca-Cola sales (+ 300 bottles per day).

    Cons

    May be my time is no very fesiable


  6. "Great Company but please try your best to keep your valuable employees"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company full-time

    Pros

    ways of working, environment, people, processes , social life, product, brand , offices,

    Cons

    I cannot find any Cons apart from the fact that the company does a lot of reorganizations that affect a lot of people. Also moving from one role to the other i find it hard as well.

    Advice to Management

    Please try your best to keep your best employees even in difficult times such as restructuring


  7. "Great company to get on your resume. Good starter position. Get out after a few years."

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    Former Employee - Market Development Manager in Brampton, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Market Development Manager in Brampton, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    decent compensation
    share ownership plan
    free pop when at the office
    decent amount of autonomy

    Cons

    extremely high turnover. A lot of tenured employees are dismissed to allow for cheaper labour. They do not value their employees.
    Strong arming store owners into allowing you to paint their store red.
    little room to progress unless you are part of the campus hiring program.
    Management is out of touch with reality.

    Advice to Management

    acknowledge your employees for the hard work they do.
    go out into the field on your own and see what its really like.
    Replace sales management at Brampton office.

  8. "Merchandiser"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Pay is decent
    -gas reimbursement is fair

    Cons

    -Constant and Management changes makes it hard to move up .
    -Rude employees from other stores
    - managers from the stores

    Advice to Management

    If you think its a good idea to combine two jobs and double the responsibilities and not increase the wage of the worker, then you probably should step down.


  9. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company full-time

    Pros

    They have a great 401K and Pension.

    Cons

    They have very frequent layoffs


  10. "Great Summer Job"

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    Former Employee - Logistics Associate
    Former Employee - Logistics Associate
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Lots of work almost always overtime during the summer
    - Awesome supervisors
    - Stay in great shape

    Cons

    - Very laborious
    - Long hours
    - Working in extreme heat


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