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PepsiCo Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
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3.3 1,681 reviews

72% Approve of the CEO

PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra K. Nooyi

Indra K. Nooyi

(615 ratings)

59% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance was given to those who handled it responsibly(in 99 reviews)

  • great pay and benefits, plenty of opportunities for growth, very stable company(in 49 reviews)


Cons
  • You have to be focused on your own work life balance because there's so much to do(in 218 reviews)

  • long hours hard physical work, stressful at times to complete all requried(in 153 reviews)

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    Dead end

    Full Time Merchandiser (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat job for someone young and without a family. College tuition reimbursement program and other benefits.

    ConsThey work you too many hours, no positive feedback they only criticize, no chance for advancement unless you pretend to worship management, pay not equal to the amount of work they expect

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe people that are the beating heart of the company are treated the worst and paid the least...

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to start

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsSophisticated and advanced systems and methodologies. Huge learning platform

    ConsSome arrogant people who think they have reached godlike status because they work for a globally recognized brand.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep things simple, open and transparent.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Enjoy

    BIS Associate (Current Employee) Cairo (Egypt)

    ProsGlobal compete Salary.
    built a high organizational knowledge.
    empower employees to achieve their goals.

    Consneed more marketing efforts specially for NEA
    challenge and load doesn't give you the fair work life balance.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Wonderful Opportunities to Grow

    Talent Acquisition Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsOwnership to make your mark
    Ownership to make decisions and own a lot of value added work
    Get to do a lot of work in varied fields

    ConsYou will be kept busy!
    Expectations are extremely high - can be good or bad or at times unrealistic

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore functions need to allow for work flexibility it helps tremendously - for work life balance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Making an impact everyday!

    Recruiter (Current Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsLove the benefits, career opportunities and ability interact with leadership across all areas of the organization. Our team takes calculated risks and continues to improve in bringing our entire team along for the journey. We're also becoming a more global organization within our function which is exciting!

    ConsResources are spread very thin and I've seen members of the team burn out / walk away from great opportunities in the name of having a better work-life balance.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe consistent in the experiences and opportunities given to team members across all levels and areas of the organization.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company

    Talent Acquisition (Current Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsThe company offers summer hours which is great for work-Life balance and I've had the pleasure of having great co-workers. There is great opportunities for those within the company. The company values compliment those of my own.

    ConsI think a challenge would be there seems to be a lot of under the table. Communications is definitely something to work on

    Advice to Senior ManagementIf someone takes on more responsibilities consider rewards for this.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    Pros- Excellent work life balance - flexible hours and work from home schedule provided you do the work
    - Good career development. You need to really forge your career yourself, but the opportunities are there if you seek them out
    - Challenging work assignments

    Cons- Competitive work environment
    - Very matrixed organization that can lead to ineffective processes
    - Can be a bit bureaucratic at times. Hard to advance projects and change when countless approvals needed from management

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Work hard and you will go far.

    Talent Acquisition (Current Employee) Somers, NY (US)

    ProsOpportunity for growth.
    Exposure and recognition.
    Great learning platform for a go-getter.

    ConsYou will be kept busy

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best Company I've Ever Worked For

    Talent Acquisition Manager (Current Employee) Somers, NY (US)

    ProsStrong leadership, smart colleagues, challenging work, work/life balance, excellent HR career opportunities. One of the best Talent Acquisition departments in corporate america.

    ConsIncrease vacation days to stay competitive in the market place

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease vacation days to stay competitive

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Worth The Commute.......

    Human Resources Manager (Current Employee) Purchase, NY (US)

    ProsGreat brands, great/smart talented employee base, strategically focused, proven winner with a drive for results.

    ConsSometimes bites off more than it can chew. Never a dull moment. Need time to recharge the battery at times. But the good news is that I feel i do have the flexibility to do so.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLet's decide on the most important initiatives annually versus all the initiatives. Better focus and flawless execution on fewer projects and initiatives.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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