The Hershey Company Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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  1. "Great place overall"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Representative in Norman, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Hershey Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Powerful Brands Ample overtime Great team Awesome culture Company is doing phenomenal

    Cons

    Long hours expected Must move for a promotion and it’s very competitive. Must fit in a certain box

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  2. "Very Professional"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at The Hershey Company full-time

    Pros

    Respectful Atmosphere Gains Customer Service Experience

    Cons

    Many Long Hours Unorganized and Busy Management


  3. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Operator in Hershey, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Hershey Company full-time

    Pros

    Good easy job, nice benefits!

    Cons

    Long hours, forced overtime, not single parent friendly.

  4. "in store sales and merchandising"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Representative in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at The Hershey Company full-time

    Pros

    great work environment and team atmosphere

    Cons

    long hours, work in walmart

  5. "Good job deal with bad people"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay company car full benefit

    Cons

    Live in Walmart long hours

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good schedule, good pay, company car, good teammates

    Cons

    Work alot, long hours during seasons, numbers driven

  7. "Sales Rep."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Representative in Marion, OH

    I have been working at The Hershey Company full-time

    Pros

    Make good money and great experience

    Cons

    There can be long hours

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Helpful information"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Robinson, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Money and benefits are the most enticing

    Cons

    Long hours, the schedule can change at any time

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  9. Helpful (4)

    "Sweet opportunities come to those who work hard."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Outstanding company culture: kind, compassionate, cooperative, and understanding -Best in class retail exscurion -Great opportunity to gain sales experience -Okay to make mistakes -Iconic and fun brands -Great benefits: phone service compensation, solid healthcare, car, business travel reimbursement, iPad, and more -retail execution meetings every 6 weeks or so great for bonding with teammates and identifying business goals - Free candy and clothing - Many opportunities for career advancement -Generous compensation from salary, overtime, cash bonuses, and cash equivalent sales awards

    Cons

    -Relocation necessary for promotion in retail organization, once promoted hours worked typically increases drastically -Dealing with rude managers in stores -Physical labor -At times, more of a glorified shelf stocker than a sales rep -Depending on territory, long drive times -Long hours to work in peak seasons -Certain displays for stores are sent to your house and takes up significant space -70% of the "training" is done on your own in the field, must be comfortable being uncomfortable -sometimes the only option is to "work hard" not "work smart"

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  10. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RSR 

    I worked at The Hershey Company full-time

    Pros

    Training, Opportunity to advance, company car and benefits

    Cons

    Long hours during seasons, tons of small reports

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