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PepsiCo Reviews

Updated December 10, 2018
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PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra K. Nooyi
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Pros
  • "Positive work environment, excellent work/life balance" (in 326 reviews)

  • "Pay and benefits are on the upper end of the scale when compared to other companies" (in 246 reviews)

Cons
  • "They have work/life balance programs but its almost impossible to take advantage of them" (in 718 reviews)

  • "Long hours can take there toll, so make sure you prepare yourself for the 12" (in 620 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Manager"

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

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time

    Pros

    Mobility, positive energy, great leadership, great atmosphere.

    Cons

    I can not think of major cons really.


  2. "Great place to gain broad range of marketing experience"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Purchase, NY
    Current Employee - Analyst in Purchase, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PepsiCo (More than a year)

    Pros

    You can do so much here from commercial strategy to comms to innovation. The world is your oyster. You just have to be driven. Really good work/life balance though.

    Cons

    The promo process is a bit of a black box. It feels very difficult to move quickly especially at a junior level.

  3. "Production Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time

    Pros

    great experience in people management and team eadership

    Cons

    long and odd hours of work. strenuous environment


  4. "Great Job!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PepsiCo part-time

    Pros

    Flexible and fun, I thoroughly enjoyed my experience as a brand ambassador

    Cons

    No complaints, it was a great job for a college student.


  5. "Operations Manager"

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Great Company that is focused on staying competitive and long term success, Great Values and Culture, high paced

    Cons

    High expectations, ever changing environment, hard to change due to size, lots of hoops to make change happen

    Advice to Management

    Need to set a plan and stick to the execution of it instead of changing it every other year. Inconsistent guidance and direction at times.


  6. "Good"

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

    I have been working at PepsiCo part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay is awesome love it

    Cons

    Wish hours can be shorter

    Advice to Management

    good job


  7. "Territory Manager"

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

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for, opportunity to move up

    Cons

    Work life balance, meeting monthly quotas can be challenging

  8. "Great values, not great execution"

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

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time

    Pros

    - Learned a ton
    - Had decent experiences

    Cons

    -Not much opportunity to grow in all reality

    Advice to Management

    -You hire great talent, let them shine!


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Not honest about working conditions during interview process"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time

    Pros

    Management experience right out of college and good salary

    Cons

    As a campus hire they will put you on 2nd and 3rd shift. Management is scared to make changes.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Very happy headquarters employee"

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    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    +work life balance (flex work arrangements, work from home, summer Fridays, etc)
    +supportive and collaborative teams
    +clear growth path and performance evaluations
    +accessible leadership team (even outside of my department)
    +investment in technology and tools

    Cons

    -short-staffed, headcount doesn’t match work
    -I have a hard time thinking of anything else, I’ve been very happy in my time here