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Yum! Reviews

Updated September 10, 2017
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  • Work life balance suffers do to not being properly staffed due to G&A restrictions (in 9 reviews)

  • Low standards, people are not held accountable, long hours with no break (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Yum Brands"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Yum! (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Yum has a great culture to work in. They pay their employees very competitively

    Cons

    They are going through some transition right now, but still a great company to work for


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Unpredictable and unstable for mid level employees"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits, challenging work

    Cons

    Dysfunctional environment with frequent corporate restructuring. Generally old-fashioned executive leaders with misogynistic and sexist tendencies.

    Advice to Management

    Focus.

  3. "VP Public Affairs"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President Public Affairs in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Vice President Public Affairs in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work and great career advancement opportunities!

    Cons

    Going through a transition now with spin off of china

    Advice to Management

    Set a clear strategy and share it!


  4. "Awesome Place"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yum! (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Place to work. Fantastic Culture.

    Cons

    Growth is slow. Innovation is lacking.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Disorganized and poor leadership"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yum! full-time

    Pros

    There is a culture of teamwork and integrity

    Cons

    There is a lack of transparency, organization, and strategy. Leaders are promoted without true assessments of their performance or influence on the culture and productivity of their teams.


  6. "Good opportunity"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Bolingbrook, IL
    Former Employee - General Manager in Bolingbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yum! full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent pay and benefits.. initial area coach was great and supportive.

    Cons

    Poor communication between corporate and employees.


  7. "Working at Yum! Brands"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Communications Technology Manager in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Communications Technology Manager in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    good benefits; lots of extras like onsite childcare, fitness center and programs, dining center

    Cons

    highly competitive environment; work life balance can be difficult

  8. "Excellen Culture and Leadership"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Area Training Manager
    Former Employee - Area Training Manager

    Pros

    With the leadership in the region there was a culture where you were made to feel as though you mattered, were valued and your contributions were appreciated.

    Cons

    Yum doesn't seem to want to be involved in operations and prefers to be the Franchisor more than anything although the organization is excellent at it.

    Advice to Management

    Hold your franchisees to the same high standards on integrity and character you place on the leadership within you own organization.


  9. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great culture, great place to grow in your career. Access to senior leadership.

    Cons

    Benefits are not that great.

    Advice to Management

    none


  10. "Payroll Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Payroll Specialist in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Payroll Specialist in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company sponsored parties/celebrations, plenty of time off, easy going management.

    Cons

    Short staffed, needs better pay, poor health benefits.

    Advice to Management

    They need to be more strict on attendance and need to hire more people to cover all the calls and workload.


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