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Coca-Cola Company Reviews

Updated 19 August 2018
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  • "The work/life balance is awful" (in 183 reviews)

  • "Very long hours your first few months" (in 220 reviews)

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  1. "Director R&D"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic brands and colleagues across many markets and cultures

    Cons

    Short term focused plus slow and bureaucratic at times


  2. "Working in spain"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company full-time

    Pros

    Team work, people are very close and familiar.

    Cons

    they pay you less than in other countries

    Advice to Management

    Equal through europe!

  3. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Ipswich, England
    Former Employee - Engineer in Ipswich, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Company perks uniform being part of coke

    Cons

    Management a disgrace as is company polices . Had big injury all they tried to do was force me out . It was. All lip service in there care . High Management and ER fabricated e mail s dates etc as to Try to prove they had followed procedures . Total fast and wish the CEO only knew what went on below . Lies lies to customers and staff.

    Advice to Management

    CEO should try listening to the workers . NOT middle management bull and would be shocked at lack of rules they follow in food and drink industry !!!!


  4. "Incredible company, declining cultural and people values."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Exceptional people in the company, and potential for opportunities globally.

    Cons

    Intense working culture. Desperate lack of people focus. Sadly the values of the company have been eroded.

    Advice to Management

    Reconnect to your people, they are your most important resource.


  5. "Country Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Coca-Cola Company full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Iconic brand, brand marketing culture

    Cons

    Internal policy, low pace decision taking, declining category of product, low innovation pipeline, innovation weakness, pressure on people, burden of lots of business processes


  6. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company full-time

    Pros

    People
    Benefits
    Working environment
    Salaries

    Cons

    Long working hours
    Night shifts
    Lack of progress opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in people


  7. "Best Company I've ever worked for"

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    Current Employee - Customer Contact Planner in Uxbridge, England
    Current Employee - Customer Contact Planner in Uxbridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture. No hierarchy. Fun environment.

    Cons

    None that I can say at present.

  8. "Great company to work for and great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Commercial Finance Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Commercial Finance Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Coke in London is a great place to work.
    In finance, the local team is great and helps each other. Finance leaders are inspiring.
    If you want to have an international career, Coke is the best place to be.

    Cons

    Long process to launch innovations and execute the new strategy.


  9. "Head of Marketing"

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    Current Employee - Head of Marketing in London, England
    Current Employee - Head of Marketing in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working with people, brands, B2B and social networking, marketing, promoting, procuring local and government contracts, regular payments.

    Cons

    Lack of investement in digital futures, too much admin needed, too much tax to pay, lack of local investment.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in applications to cut admin


  10. "Great Company but please try your best to keep your valuable employees"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Coca-Cola Company full-time

    Pros

    ways of working, environment, people, processes , social life, product, brand , offices,

    Cons

    I cannot find any Cons apart from the fact that the company does a lot of reorganizations that affect a lot of people. Also moving from one role to the other i find it hard as well.

    Advice to Management

    Please try your best to keep your best employees even in difficult times such as restructuring


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