PepsiCo Reviews

Updated 17 October 2014
Updated 17 October 2014
1,879 Reviews
3.4
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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.  

    demotivating

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore

    I worked at PepsiCo

    Pros

    Good brand name
    Toughens you up
    Prepares you for further challenges

    Cons

    Unncessary pressure
    Lack of motivation
    Not an employee centric organization

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think Win Win with respect to Employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    co. review

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    Current Employee - C E in Jāmnagar
    Current Employee - C E in Jāmnagar

    I have been working at PepsiCo

    Pros

    huge responsibilty
    great learning experience @ ground level.

    Cons

    long working hours not so good work life balance , low compensation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    think about frontliners

    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    A forward-looking company I'm proud to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Delhi
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Delhi

    I have been working at PepsiCo

    Pros

    career opportunities, global brand recognition, values, not very hierarchical

    Cons

    not very transparent performance review

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees in individual sessions in confidence more often, and provide mentorship to all, not just the "stars". Mentorship should be with a skip level leader, not only one's direct superior.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Educational and carachter building

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    • Career Opportunities
    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
  6.  

    Analyst Review

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    Former Employee - Intern in Somers, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Somers, NY (US)

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

    Pros

    Work life balance and good compensation. People working are good and transparency is good. HR is good too

    Cons

    Salary is low and people expect a lot

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Excellent. Fair team players. Global opportunities.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at PepsiCo as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Significant opportunities when you prove that you can do the job.

    Cons

    Slim opportunities outside of consulting arena.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Full Time Merchandiser

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Full Time Merchandiser in Pontiac, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Full Time Merchandiser in Pontiac, MI (US)

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

    Pros

    Extremely flexible, Great benefits and opportunity to move up within the company

    Cons

    Hours are extremely demanding

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good company to work for if looking for full time food science.

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain and Operations in Sacramento, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Supply Chain and Operations in Sacramento, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits for food science.

    Cons

    Not good for engineering.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should be more organized with internship.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Impactful, meaningful work!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - District Sales Leader in Manteca, CA (US)
    Former Employee - District Sales Leader in Manteca, CA (US)

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The sales training and support is AMAZING, one of the best in the CPG industry.

    Cons

    50+ hour work weeks, (non-holiday) including weekends. If you can handle this, then this job is a breeze!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thank you for building my skillset in CPG sales management. This notch on my resume is seen of high value in all conversations I have with recruiters.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    It is an empowering company that has a balance between its collaborators and it's customers/consumers.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Associate Manager in Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico)
    Former Employee - Marketing Associate Manager in Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico)

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

    Pros

    It's internal structure for professional development it's very clear and easy to follow, your growth depends on you

    Cons

    There is a lot of re-structure internaly so your co-workers change a lot.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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