PepsiCo Reviews

Updated 19 October 2014
Updated 19 October 2014
1,882 Reviews
3.4
1,882 Reviews
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PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra K. Nooyi
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance at Pepsico is the one shining facet that it holds (in 108 reviews)

  • PepsiCo offers great pay and benefits and is truly a fun place to work (in 51 reviews)


Cons
  • You have to be focused on your own work life balance because there's so much to do (in 249 reviews)

  • long hours hard physical work, stressful at times to complete all requried (in 170 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Impactful, meaningful work!

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    Former Employee - District Sales Leader in Manteca, CA (US)
    Former Employee - District Sales Leader in Manteca, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    The sales training and support is AMAZING, one of the best in the CPG industry.

    Cons

    50+ hour work weeks, (non-holiday) including weekends. If you can handle this, then this job is a breeze!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thank you for building my skillset in CPG sales management. This notch on my resume is seen of high value in all conversations I have with recruiters.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent. Fair team players. Global opportunities.

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at PepsiCo as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Significant opportunities when you prove that you can do the job.

    Cons

    Slim opportunities outside of consulting arena.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Full Time Merchandiser

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    Current Employee - Full Time Merchandiser in Pontiac, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Full Time Merchandiser in Pontiac, MI (US)

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Extremely flexible, Great benefits and opportunity to move up within the company

    Cons

    Hours are extremely demanding

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company to work for if looking for full time food science.

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain and Operations in Sacramento, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Supply Chain and Operations in Sacramento, CA (US)

    I have been working at PepsiCo as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits for food science.

    Cons

    Not good for engineering.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should be more organized with internship.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Educational and carachter building

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    Former Employee - Large Format Sales Representative in Winston-Salem, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Large Format Sales Representative in Winston-Salem, NC (US)

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Organized, strong culture, good environment, well equipped for growth

    Cons

    Weak internal communication, erratic response time,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote from within more wisely.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Analyst Review

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    Former Employee - Intern in Somers, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Somers, NY (US)

    I worked at PepsiCo as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Work life balance and good compensation. People working are good and transparency is good. HR is good too

    Cons

    Salary is low and people expect a lot

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good company

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    Former Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative in Des Moines, IA (US)
    Former Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative in Des Moines, IA (US)

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

    Pros

    Pay benefits. time off fun

    Cons

    Weird hours, crabby recievers, junk trucks

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stop taking everything away

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Strong growth opportunities in for marketing professionals

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PepsiCo

    Pros

    Great culture - people are respectful, intelligent and fun to work with. Fun brands which enable you to develop creative marketing. Good rotational opportunities for career growth

    Cons

    Hard working culture, often long hours and 'always on' culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supply Chain in Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Supply Chain in Boston, MA (US)

    I worked at PepsiCo as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    PepsiCo offers a lot of possibilities for personal and professional growth. Managers and coworkers are very friendly and compensation system is very competitive. The on boarding process was well organized and I felt very comfortable. Working at PepsiCo was a very enjoyable experience. Also, It is a company very well recognized that many other employer like seeing on a resume.

    Cons

    Work is very fast paced and usually required a lot of hours a week. You need to be willing to relocate and work different shifts.

    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great company for working and get experience as employee of international company. PepsiCo values are valid.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Super colleague and direct managers. Stable wage system. Good additional benefits - helth and life insurance, company cars and cell phones for managers. Have possibility to solve problems in different levels - with direct manager, with HR, regional manager, anonimus help line.

    Cons

    Overtime working. Difficult to plan family life - no work/life balance. No career opportunities inside company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need better timing management.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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