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The Hershey Company Reviews

Updated Feb 25, 2020

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3.7
71%
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80%
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The Hershey Company President and Chief Executive Officer Michele Buck
Michele Buck
146 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great start out of college"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hershey Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for all around

    Cons

    Relocation is a must if you want to promote in any way, any time

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    The Hershey Company2019-07-05
  2. "Senior sales office-Pune"

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Office-Pune in Pune

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

    Pros

    MNC Brand Salary and expenses on time. Distributor claim on time.

    Cons

    High pressure Less job satisfaction appraisal low

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    The Hershey Company2019-06-28
  3. "Great Company | Snacking Business Unit"

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    Former Employee - Regional Marketing Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits Merit Increase each year (typically 2-3% of salary) Snacking Business Unit is a more "relax" part of the company - out of Austin Texas The people

    Cons

    Slow processes to get things approved / moving very "old school" when it comes to the way they think (media / marketing) Growth plan for new M&A team members needed to be developed

    The Hershey Company2019-06-25
  4. "Great Experience"

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    Account Executive 

    I worked at The Hershey Company for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Top Brand with room to grow.

    Cons

    You have to be willing to move if you want to climb the ladder.

    The Hershey Company2019-06-25
  5. "Just Ok"

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    Current Employee - Food Service Attendant 

    I have been working at The Hershey Company part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours Company discounts Bonus for working holidays

    Cons

    Subpar management Not many opportunity for raises

    The Hershey Company2019-06-21
  6. "Decent high school job"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Hershey, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Are willing to work with your schedule Great environment Get to meet all kinds of people

    Cons

    Working pretty late every weekend

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    The Hershey Company2019-06-21
  7. Helpful (7)

    "Sales rep"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Representative in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hershey Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pay Hours Company car Medical benefits 401k

    Cons

    Hard to get promoted Dealing with store accounts

    The Hershey Company2019-06-19
  8. Helpful (3)

    "Good job out of college, not long term"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hershey Company part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -3 weeks PTO starting - 401 K -Disability insurance -Health, vision dental -Company Car

    Cons

    -Forced Overtime 47+ hours a week -Bonus only if entire company does well no incentive to do well on own -Poor leadership -Few opportunities to promote The job is less of sales and more of stocking and building displays, especially at Easter and Halloween

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    The Hershey Company2019-06-12
  9. "Well Compensated"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Hershey Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Still has core Hershey/family feel and values Strong Compensation

    Cons

    Can be difficult to come from the outside. Long term employees are listened to more and "taken care of" versus external hires. Although, external hires are well compensated, you can end up feeling like you hit walls where people don't want to change and can be the first "hit" when things like restructuring happens.

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    The Hershey Company2019-06-04
  10. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Brand Manager 

    I have been working at The Hershey Company full-time

    Pros

    Room for growth and recognition.

    Cons

    Work life balance sometimes at stake.

    The Hershey Company2019-05-23

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