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"Great College Job"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Merchandiser in La Crosse, WI
Current Employee - Merchandiser in La Crosse, WI
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great for college students in need of work
10-20 hours every other weekend
Respectable pay
Good group of people to work with

Cons

Not for those who enjoy sleeping in on their weekends (start around 6am)
Can be quite physically demanding
Pressure to get the jobs done quickly and properly

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work! It's an enjoyable job and it provides great opportunities to college students who are in need of money but don't have time for a full-time job.

Other Employee Reviews for PepsiCo

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Lots of bad Managers, and that can kill your career at PepsiCo"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Marketing Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Assistant Marketing Manager in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great brands, reasonable work life balance, diversity of experience. Even if you have to take the beating for a few years, it looks good on your resume

    Cons

    Horrible managers, favoritism everywhere, a general disdain for anyone but senior leadership expressing their own opinion. Lack of fresh ideas and fear of true innovation.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of Massimo. Stop playing games with your best brands (Tropicana and Gatorade) and give them back to the brand managers, instead of the agencies.


  2. "Frito Lay Employee"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The pay for being a material handler is above average ($16+ an hour) for the central Florida area.
    A 401k, they match 100% of up to 5% of your weekly pay contribution.
    They give you stocks depending on your position, usually around 30 a year.
    Offer health care, dental care, vision care but only if you contribute (about $9 a week for single, $15 for family)
    They use seniority to promote and for different types of work within a position, so they 'mostly' avoid playing favorites

    Cons

    Work week can include 12 days in a row work week. Including 12 hour days. You have no choice in the matter, and if you decide not to stay over time, they count it against you (they give you an incident) and it will lead to you getting fired.
    Very fast pace enviornment, Literaly, every minute counts!!!
    Under report accidents, by claiming to be 'near misses'. They will always put the blame on you if you get hurt.
    High rate of accidents (lower back pains, muscle spasms) in the Material Handler position.
    Since everyone is so busy, including HR, no one gives you much attention to problems that management caused, like marking you late by accident.
    Everything is recorded on paper, from the meetings you went to, to complaints you have with employees. Alot of paper work.
    You can't even be 1 min late, if you are, it is counted as an incedent, sick days are counted as an incedent as well, even if your car breaks down, it is counted as an incedent. Accumilate 6 in a rolling year, and you will be fired.

    Advice to Management

    Give more time to employees because the bottom line isnt the only factor in running a busniess


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