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PepsiCo Reviews

Updated 31 January 2015
Updated 31 January 2015
2,081 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance at Pepsico is the one shining facet that it holds (in 111 reviews)

  • PepsiCo offers great pay and benefits and is truly a fun place to work (in 52 reviews)


Cons
  • You have to be focused on your own work life balance because there's so much to do (in 259 reviews)

  • long hours hard physical work, stressful at times to complete all requried (in 174 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fast-paced, dynamic, swin or sink environment

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    Current Employee - National Accounts Manager
    Current Employee - National Accounts Manager

    I have been working at PepsiCo

    Pros

    - Dynamic place to work
    - Variety of projects
    - Smart people

    Cons

    - Little time to adjust and learn. Need to show immediate results
    - Sales and marketing could work closer together

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - None. Senior direction is good

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PepsiCo

    Pros

    Great pay, slight flexibility in scheduling, great people.

    Cons

    Can't work overtime unless special circumstances.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Sr Director

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    Former Employee - Senior Director in Plano, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Plano, TX (US)

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people. Change is accepted and welcomed. Good culture at HQ.

    Cons

    Lots of layers at the executive level with overlapping accountabilities and goals. Mutliple teams fighting for the same productivity $. Tough for mid level managers to move past director level as

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 4 people found this helpful  

    Good place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PepsiCo

    Pros

    - global company
    - many offices with expansive opportunities
    - good culture and brands
    - Great place for working moms

    Cons

    - technology is outdated
    - decision making is slow
    - culture is resistance to change and therefore feels stuck in the past

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - become a quicker and more agile company
    - increase paid time off

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    I like working for them

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Bowling Green, KY (US)
    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Bowling Green, KY (US)

    I have been working at PepsiCo

    Pros

    Great pay, great benefits, and great work environment.

    Cons

    Communication, need to get rid of plastic pallets.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of Wooden pallets and bring in plastic pallets.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Intern

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PepsiCo

    Pros

    Great company, lots of employee activities

    Cons

    Foods and Beverages have different cultures

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Sales Representative

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    Former Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at PepsiCo

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits..... I love early hours and working on my own with little supervision.

    Cons

    Long days and being away from my family so much. 50-60 hour work weeks. I often came home so tired I only wanted to shower eat and sleep in that order

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get more help for the Sales Representatives so they have more time to spend with there families. Make work place a less stressful environment by being less corporate and allow Sales Representative to make good business decisions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Received a lot of tools to make myself a better business leader by lowering cost and increasing profit.

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain Associate Supervisor in Tulsa, OK (US)
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Associate Supervisor in Tulsa, OK (US)

    I have been working at PepsiCo

    Pros

    I started from the ground up at Pepsi. I know what it takes to develop ones self. I know how to take a frontline employee and show him/her what it takes to reach their full potential.

    Cons

    Pepsi is a very challenging job. But that's why we are so successful through proper training and guidance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Always be open to new ideas from the people that experience those challenges on a daily basis.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Draining

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    Current Employee - Sales Operations in Concord, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Operations in Concord, CA (US)

    I have been working at PepsiCo

    Pros

    I found the benefits the be great. Also the people i work around are awesome.

    Cons

    The opportunity to progress in the company is very limited.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Its a great business to work at. But to keep the morale up just be truthful to your employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Pepsi, what a great career move

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Maintenance Planner in Orlando, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Maintenance Planner in Orlando, FL (US)

    I have been working at PepsiCo as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Top shelf management team to work with.
    Very competitive wage and bonus program.
    Great home work balance with flexible scheduling.business cycle
    Stable position regardless of the economy. I've previously worked in the defense industry and had to deal with their business cycles. People drink Pepsi in war, they drink it in peace, they drink it with the economy good, they drink it with the economy bad. It just doesn't get more stable than this;-)

    Cons

    Too easy to pack on a couple extra pound drinking free Pepsi, LOL!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Just keep doing what you're doing because it's working.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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