The Hershey Company RSM Reviews

Updated 3 Feb 2020

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The Hershey Company President and Chief Executive Officer Michele Buck
Michele Buck
3 Ratings
  1. "Retail sales merch"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RSM in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I have been working at The Hershey Company part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    3 days weekends, time for family life

    Cons

    not enough hours , no benefits

  2. "RSM"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RSM in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hershey Company part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Powerful brand, great support, great culture, best part-time job ever.

    Cons

    Absolutely can't think of any.

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "The company has an incredible culture with great benefits."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RSM in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Hershey Company part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It's chocolate. Chocolate makes people smile.

    Cons

    Clarity in goals and constant changes in management due to promotions.

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  4. Helpful (4)

    "Weird Company Culture"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RSM 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at The Hershey Company part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent hourly wage, good mileage reimbursement

    Cons

    Management for the part time RSM positions are new managers-lots of emails, this position cannot be accomplished in the mandatory 20 hr per week work schedule-management style allows no questions, if you do ask them Watch Out - you'll be harassed from that time on!

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  5. "Retail Sales Merchandiser (permanent part time)"

    5.0
    Former Employee - RSM in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at The Hershey Company part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company, great part time job M-H from 9-2. Wonderful position to take ownership of your territory and help Hershey grow!

    Cons

    Not possible to move to Full time from Permanent Part Time

  6. Helpful (4)

    "Horrible Manager"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RSM 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Hershey Company part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great brands. Everybody loves Hershey products.

    Cons

    Sale Supervisors are short on real world experience and long on know-it-all-attitudes. The so called Core Values exist only on paper. The only thing managers care about is their next promotion. There is little to no customer service and you are out of luck with any problems your customers have. Actually your biggest problem can be a horrible manager.

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  7. Helpful (10)

    "I left Hershey because my values and morals were compromised to accomplish my responsibilities."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RSM in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Hershey Company part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They provide 401K and paid vacation

    Cons

    I read the review from Atlanta Georgia and my experiences were almost verbateum, the same. I worked with two DSS ( direct manager) in my short time, just over 2 years, both young aggressive and arrogant. They build you up with complete nonsense only for you to learn the little pride you earned was a joke! The management swore that they had done my job, yet it was obvious they had not. They spun stories, processes and information about accounts, contracts and products. NOTHING is as they say! I am a people person with over 30 years of sales, marketing, account management and customer service in various industries. i build relationships with my word, my name, my face and integrity. I am strong in accountability and loyalty to my customers. You dont have that control in this position. I was misled, patronized and shot down if I had concerns. I was encouraged to make changes in my accounts without the accounts knowing. You are expected to receive, inventory and store a huge amount of merchandising items, signage, racks, promo items, samples etc. Huge space issue for my family. the incentives are few and far between. The annual merit raises are based on factors you have NO control over. Reports are only shared in a group rating you have no idea what you are accomplishing as an individual, nothing is accurate. Numbers are given with no proof and if you question them, you dont get direct answers. It's all spun. The managers are working on their next promotion, they want to look good and they will tell you what they need to. They are drinking too much corporate kool aid, no longer thinking for themselves. Hershey is not as important to the convenience stores as they tell you. These small store owners work hard and invest time and money to stay on top of their business, I respected that and kept trusted relationships as a rep, I cleaned up a lot of mess from accounts being oversold. The processes don't make sense, they aren't logical. It doesn't matter. Its as if this position exsists only to move management through their promotions. The waste of time, money, products and materials is crazy!

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  8. Helpful (4)

    "Human Resources Ignores California Final Pay Laws"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    RSM in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Hershey Company

    Pros

    Milton Hershey School; street lamps in Hershey Pennsylvania.

    Cons

    The Human Resources department completely ignores the California Labor Commission’s request to resolve terminating employee’s final pay delay issues (California Labor Code 203). Their Human Resource’s department did not respond to my requests for timely final pay and waiting time penalties. They did not comply with the California Department of Labor's request for a conference to resolve the issue with the delay in receiving my final pay thus generating waiting time penalties. I appeared at the conference and no one from Hershey’s HR (or Hershey’s) called, wrote, emailed or attended. Now there will be a hearing scheduled several months away and I again have to wait for this multi-billion dollar company to comply (or ignore once more) with California Labor Law. The Hershey’s HR Assistant I spoke with when I was trying to get my final pay check said they are aware there are delays with getting CA terminated employees their pay within the time frame legally prescribed and they’re looking into it. I did not file a retaliation/discrimination claim when I quit as I just wanted it over. However, since Hershey’s has ignored the California Labor Commission’s request and showed no respect for me, I will reconsider. Hershey’s needs to be aware that this type of laissez-faire attitude towards their employees will eventually cost them much more than just a few bucks in waiting time penalties.

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    "RSM"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RSM Part Time 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Hershey Company part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun, flexible hours, great team to work with. Lot's of benefits and great pay for a part time job. Mileage pay was great too, but the wear and tear on older cars could be a downside.

    Cons

    Too many unsolicited and bulky promotional cardboard and other items being shipped to my home. Problems finding place to store and keep organized. Most ended up in the dump because stores didn't want.

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    "RSM"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RSM in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hershey Company part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice people, fun position, Great learning potential...Contests to help keep you motivated.

    Cons

    No advancement, must stay in position 1 year minimum to go no where. Supervisors don't always know what is going on, things change all the time and information isnt always passed on to you. current supervisor got promotion and everything fell apart. Dont give you all the information to do your job at one time, just give you pieces at a time,

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