The Hershey Company Reviews

Updated Jun 26, 2020

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3.7
72%
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The Hershey Company President and Chief Executive Officer Michele Buck
Michele Buck
166 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (4)

    "Ownership mindset"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Director in Hershey, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hershey Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Transparent, agile leadership, supporting an ownership mindset down through the organization. A great place to be if you want to make a difference.

    Cons

    hard to find any as long as you can reconcile yourself to the rural location

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  2. "good experience overall"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Hershey, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Hershey Company part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    fair pay and flexible schedule

    Cons

    other interns were sloppy and goof'd off

  3. "NA"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Hershey Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great culture, very independent, and compensation was excellent

    Cons

    Senior leadership is out of touch with the reality of the day to day employee

  4. "Retail Sales Representative"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Representative in Richmond, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hershey Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You get a company car, very independent role, my team was great, and monthly meetings are a lot of fun.

    Cons

    You are underplayed for what they have you doing, you spend most of your time in Walmart doing their job for them, you are required to move in order to get promoted, leadership looks down on you for not being open to applying anywhere.

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  5. "Helpful information"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Robinson, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Hershey Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Money and benefits are the most enticing

    Cons

    Long hours, the schedule can change at any time

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  6. "Awesome"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Specialist in Harrisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Hershey Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people and great organization

    Cons

    There were no cons to speak of.

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  7. "Hershey Job"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Food Service Director 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at The Hershey Company part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good leaders and people are usually nice

    Cons

    Bad hours and inflexible schedules

  8. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RSR 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hershey Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Overtime pay, bonuses, incentives, company car

    Cons

    growth can sometimes be political, certain territories can be diffcicult

  9. "Wonderful Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at The Hershey Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful coworkers. Able to be a self-starter

    Cons

    I didnt experience any cons while working there

  10. Helpful (3)

    "Great company vision- Poor culture and management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Category Management Analyst in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Hershey Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great entry level retail program, schedule flexibility and opportunity to learn and grow through corporate trainings

    Cons

    Underpaid, overworked, no work life balance, getting promoted is not competitive it will be highly political, Management style at HQ Is highly micro and unprofessional

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