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PepsiCo Reviews

Updated September 18, 2017
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PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra K. Nooyi
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  • Work Life Balance is hard to find sometimes (in 656 reviews)

  • Depending on your project you may be working at night some days or just long hours (in 548 reviews)

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  1. "Financial analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PepsiCo (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great working environment, lots of hands on experience, great benefits

    Cons

    Complicated hierarchy with management, long hours

    Advice to Management

    Clarify individual roles within the organization


  2. "Solid company"

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    Current Employee - Director of Marketing in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director of Marketing in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company and benefits. Strong leadership.

    Cons

    Tons of politics and challenging to get promoted.

  3. "Corporate Engineering Intern"

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

    Pros

    - Amazing culture
    - Large company with lots of perks and stability
    - Tons of opportunity to get experience in different business units, business functions, or locations around the world

    Cons

    - Hard to make significant impact at such a large company


  4. "District Sales Leader"

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

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for, pay is competitive and flexible work schedule

    Cons

    Career growth is a challenge


  5. "Great job right out of college, fair pay as well."

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    Former Employee - Bulk Customer Representative in Harrisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Bulk Customer Representative in Harrisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Adequate pay, amazing camaraderie and employee perks. Awesome company sponsored events, prize giveaways and family-oriented outings as well. Possibilities to receive training for other parts of the business also.

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement, promotions arent awarded to those who are the most deserving but to those who adulate upper management


  6. "Fleet Mechanic"

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    Former Employee - Fleet Mechanic in Augusta, GA
    Former Employee - Fleet Mechanic in Augusta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Worked independently. Had own shop. Hourly rate of pay, benefits

    Cons

    Travel to Atlanta once per quarter for meeting. Extremely poor management. Sales would not cooperate with Fleet regarding equipment. Fleet equipment destroyed by drivers/operators. Very poorly controlled location, dangerous work environment. ALOT of responsibility for one person that could not get done. Equipment in very poor condition.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to properly train and discipline employees on responsibility for equipment. Provide proper training.


  7. "DSL"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PepsiCo (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company to start out and cut my teeth in CPG sales

    Cons

    Ultimately too corporate for me -- I prefer a more laid back atmosphere so I am happy I left.

  8. "Category Development"

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

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Continuous learning
    Great work environment
    Health benefits (Gym, nutrition, yoga class)

    Cons

    Work/life balance
    Soft skills for manager positions

    Advice to Management

    Better skilled managers (soft skills)


  9. Helpful (1)

    "maintenance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good benefits, good workers to work with and good pay

    Cons

    something working 7 days week


  10. "Long hours"

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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Sagamore Beach, MA
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Sagamore Beach, MA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PepsiCo (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good overtime opportunity.
    Solid pay.

    Cons

    Long hours. Mandatory to work weekends and holidays because they are the busiest days for supermarkets

    Advice to Management

    Check up on employees more and see what you can get for feedback


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