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The Coca-Cola Company:What's it like to work here?

United States Industry Food Production/Farming
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The Coca-Cola Company experience report

  • 18.Apr 2019
  • Employee

I was miserable. The hours killed me and my home life suffered.

1.72

Company Culture

Underpaid, work hours are insane, no ability to balance work/family, poor leadership

Support from management

Poor leadership

Teamwork

Competition and rivalry is encouraged

Freedom to work independently

Employees micromanaged

Internal Communication

Extremely poor communication and leadership

Gender Equality

Women discouraged from doing 'men'' jobs

Attitude towards older colleagues

The longer you have been there and put in 60 hours per week, the better you are treated

Career Development

Only if you are an old timer and work 60-70 hours a week. You give up your life

Overall compensation for your work

I accepted pay $12k lower than my previous job bc I was desperate

Office / Work Environment

This was fine

Environmental Friendliness

No recycling

Work-Life Balance

You are expected to work about 60 hours a week

Company Image

I was miserable there and ashamed to work there

Job Security

Layoffs were constant

Handicapped Accessibility

Yes

Workplace Safety

Field employees disrespected and injuries not taken seriously

Challenging Work

Nothing challenging about it

Inclusive / Diverse

Diversity seminars are in place

Suggestions for improvement

  • Provide better options for work/family balance. Hours (especially salary) should cap at 50. Management/leadership training is a must

What I like about the company

The break room had a free fountain machine. You could buy cases of drinks once per month for $5

What I dislike about the company

The hours were horrible. Field employees completely disrespected. Poor leadership

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
2.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
2.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Coca Cola enterprises
  • City
    Austin
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Employee discounts is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered