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The Coca-Cola Company Reviews

Updated 21 January 2019
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  • "Very fast paced environment which affects work-life balance" (in 187 reviews)

  • "Very long hours your first few months" (in 227 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Coca-Cola Company part-time

    Pros

    An innovative company. Employees can work under own initiatives and are given full freedom.

    Cons

    Efficiency is not so satisfying.


  2. "Marketing Executive"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Executive in London, England
    Former Employee - Marketing Executive in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good offices nice clean space and good colleagues

    Cons

    Micromanaging often happens which was often a pain

    Advice to Management

    Declutter the micromanaging

  3. "Great company but works as any other global corporation"

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    Former Employee - Insight Analyst in London, England
    Former Employee - Insight Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Coca-Cola Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Its a great professional and creative environment, the offices and perks are superb and you can learn constantly with creative minds.

    Cons

    Career development is very difficult and you have to put the hours and cross your fingers.
    Salary not very competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Don't let talent go!


  4. "Great place to work."

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

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues, great conditions, flexibility and I love my job.

    Cons

    I don't have any cons.


  5. "flt driver"

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    Current Employee - FLT Reach Driver in Northampton, England
    Current Employee - FLT Reach Driver in Northampton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Coca-Cola Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Wonderfull place to work, great managment and atmosfere.

    Cons

    Coca cola decided to close the site in northampton


  6. "Working in spain"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The 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!


  7. "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 The 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 !!!!

  8. "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 The 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.


  9. "Director R&D"

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

    I worked at The 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


  10. "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 The 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