PepsiCo Reviews

Updated 20 October 2014
Updated 20 October 2014
1,884 Reviews
3.4
1,884 Reviews
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PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra K. Nooyi
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance at Pepsico is the one shining facet that it holds (in 108 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 249 reviews)

  • long hours hard physical work, stressful at times to complete all requried (in 170 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great company for working and get experience as employee of international company. PepsiCo values are valid.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Super colleague and direct managers. Stable wage system. Good additional benefits - helth and life insurance, company cars and cell phones for managers. Have possibility to solve problems in different levels - with direct manager, with HR, regional manager, anonimus help line.

    Cons

    Overtime working. Difficult to plan family life - no work/life balance. No career opportunities inside company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need better timing management.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  2.  

    Great first job!

    Current Employee - Shelf Stocker in Sioux City, IA (US)
    Current Employee - Shelf Stocker in Sioux City, IA (US)

    I have been working at PepsiCo part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good pay, autonomy, flexible hours

    Cons

    early morning weekend work, no room for promotion if in high school

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Awesome employer

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Zone Administrative Assistant in Byron Center, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Zone Administrative Assistant in Byron Center, MI (US)

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

    Pros

    Being a part of such a successful company is an awesome experience. The resources available to help one succeed in their role are numerous.

    Cons

    While there are multiple advancement opportunities, often it is required to relocate.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    financially rewarding job, easy to make a decent pay cheque.

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    Former Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative in Toronto, ON (Canada)

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

    Pros

    high commission pay, easy work, great work culture

    Cons

    Driving, long hours, early mornings

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    training and development programs are scarce.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Summer Sales Operations Intern

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    Former Employee - Sales Operations Intern in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Operations Intern in Charlotte, NC (US)

    I worked at PepsiCo as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    A fantastic experience that allows for managerial and analytical skills growth. Receiving a real, value added project allows for collaboration and individual work with co-workers and managers. The opportunities to get involved were endless, and the people were fantastic.

    Cons

    The time frame for the internship feels to short. With the learning curve involved in entering a new company (or the workforce) as well as formal training involved, it can feel like the internship is winding down before it really begins. When I finished the program, all I could think about was what more I could have accomplished with a few extra ideas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing a great job and continue to challenge new employees!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    This is my review

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    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Washington, DC (US)
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Washington, DC (US)

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities to advance within the company

    Cons

    Priorities change often and you have to keep up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get in touch with the front line workers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Just OK to work at

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Warehouser in Akron, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Warehouser in Akron, OH (US)

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

    Pros

    good on the job training, very good SAP computer training, very good safety awareness, good vacation policy, good benefit package, free coffee and water

    Cons

    work hours, lack of recognition for good work done, poor pay increases for level of work, zero chance of advancement, no employee discount

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    culture of the company (PepsiCo) needs to be totally revamped, with a great need to retain good employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Good student job.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Montreal, QC (Canada)

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

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits
    Friendly coworkers

    Cons

    Long hours
    May affect your health

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust your employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Supply Chain Intern

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Intern in Irving, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Intern in Irving, TX (US)

    I have been working at PepsiCo as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    the people you work with are amazing

    Cons

    work-life balance, long hours,and really early mornings

  11.  

    Good Pay, Bad managment

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operator B in Vancouver, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Operator B in Vancouver, WA (US)

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

    Pros

    Good pay for the work

    Cons

    You will never see anyone again.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    learn to hire people before seasonal issues come up.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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