PepsiCo Reviews

Updated 30 October 2014
Updated 30 October 2014
1,912 Reviews
3.4
1,912 Reviews
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Pros
  • Work life balance at Pepsico is the one shining facet that it holds (in 110 reviews)

  • PepsiCo offers great pay and benefits and is truly a fun place to work (in 51 reviews)


Cons
  • You have to be focused on your own work life balance because there's so much to do (in 253 reviews)

  • long hours hard physical work, stressful at times to complete all requried (in 172 reviews)

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  1.  

    Pepsi

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PepsiCo

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Constantly working long hours. Not enough growth

    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great people, entrepreneurial style and dynamic enviroment

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PepsiCo

    Pros

    High caliber colleagues, collaborative environment, great work life balance and impressive benefits.

    Cons

    Constantly changing environment, top down approach sometimes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust the individuals that you have hired.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work for the big company experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - OMD Analyst in Plano, TX (US)
    Current Employee - OMD Analyst in Plano, TX (US)

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities
    Role mobility
    Supportive managers
    Focused on Consumers AND Employees

    Cons

    Can get lost in the huge matrix
    Must be active in networking and growing your brand or you will be passed over
    Siloed budgets and work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on front line engagement and quality as much as executives.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great place to work. Great brands, great culture.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources Representative in Purchase, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources Representative in Purchase, NY (US)

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    PepsiCo is a great company with great people. There are a lot of smart intelligent people who mostly like to get the work done without an excess of BS.

    Cons

    The culture is competitive. Individuals are often left to their own devices to succeed. Definitely not for everyone- at least at corporate. Also, the business is very segmented.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to work to break down silos- both functional and sector based.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    So many opportunities!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Purchase, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Director in Purchase, NY (US)

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

    Pros

    You will never be bored, internal mobility, surrounded by very smart people, constant change, a company you can be proud to work for, work/life flexibility, we make fun and delicious stuff!

    Cons

    Constant change, but slow to change, need to co-locate NY based locations, further breaking down of sector silos, more international opportunities for junior staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Move Somers closer to Purchase,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great learning experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great Pay! Excellent company to further your career

    Cons

    Need great presentation skills and people skills

    Recommends
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    Educational and carachter building

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    Former Employee - Large Format Sales Representative in Winston-Salem, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Large Format Sales Representative in Winston-Salem, NC (US)

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Organized, strong culture, good environment, well equipped for growth

    Cons

    Weak internal communication, erratic response time,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote from within more wisely.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great company and perks

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at PepsiCo (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours and lots of vacation
    Great mgmt
    Fun culture

    Cons

    There is not much bad to say

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    marketing manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Theale, South East England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Theale, South East England, England (UK)

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    ambitious, fast paced company with heart for it's employers
    Great brands and colleagues
    Focus on culture and values and diversity and inclusion
    Easy to get a lot of ownership

    Cons

    challenging work-life balance
    The location of the company is not great; it is actually 40 miles from London in Theale, near Reading

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - The balance of what you put in in terms of work and energy doesn't always match the comp and ben. Work Life balance of most of the employees will not be great
    - In some parts of the company ther could be more entrepreneurial drive

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Great Company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PepsiCo

    Pros

    Great Company, they give a lot to its employees. Bonuses, clothing money, generous commission, very employee-centric company.

    Cons

    Lots of hours, frustrating working environments, people dislike vendors

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