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Helpful (3)

Sink or swim mentality

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Current Employee - Senior Manager in Plano, TX (US)
Current Employee - Senior Manager in Plano, TX (US)

I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (More than 5 years)

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Large and recognized company name globally. Lot's of open positions listed across the globe.

Cons

Hard to move up due to people staying (or scared) to move to other departments, then being laid off or worse...their jobs being sent offshore. No real alignment on work-life balance programs. Telecommuting is done on a "case by case" basis; meaning if you Manager likes you or not...

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  1. Helpful (4)

    Company is being run by someone who views the employees as a number and has complete disregard for tenured employees.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - National Account Manager in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - National Account Manager in Chicago, IL (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great products.
    Great employees
    Nothing else.

    Cons

    Senior management are puppets.
    Company really believes that the products are healthy.
    bonus structure a joke compared to the industry.
    constant restructuring.
    actuary scientists are the only secure job there.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of Indra. Compton has already flown the coop and he was the only decent person left there. Everyone should have had the big eye opener during the 08 and 12 layoffs. Get out while you can!

  2. Helpful (1)

    Sweatshop with poor IT leadership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Plano, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Plano, TX (US)

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay's good. If you're hourly, you'll make a killing.

    Cons

    Poor management, from front-line to senior management. No willingness to improve the environment. Too many sacred cows. It's not what you know, it's how much you brown nose. If you're incompetent but suck up, you'll go far. Don't ever go to HR about manager quality, or ethics issues.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the failed ITIL model. The only way things get done is if the ITIL structure is circumvented. Clean house of the management layer and start over.

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