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52 Questions

How long did it take between application and first contact by the company?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

Approximately 1 month, possibly 1.5.

Answer as an employer

How successful can women be in this company?

Asked on July 1, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

Very successful, many superior positions are led by women

Answer #2 from April 10, 2019 by a current employee

Exceptionally successful. The president of my division is a woman, as well as having multiple women on the company leadership.

Answer as an employer

What changes would you suggest for improving the work environment?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

I am not really sure?

Answer as an employer

What is the ratio of women in the company or the individual departments?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

2 to 5

Answer as an employer

What type of education is best for someone starting out at this company?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

High school

Answer as an employer

What types of employment opportunities are there for people with disabilities?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 3, 2018 by a current employee

I work at the call center so if it’s a physical disability this job does not require any physical labor making it ideal

Answer #2 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

plenty

Answer as an employer

What's the average age of your colleagues? Is there any age discrimination against older employees?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

38-48

Answer as an employer

Are there specific clauses in the employment contract that I should take a special look at and if so, which ones?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

Yes and pretty much all of em

Answer as an employer

Do you get paid for overtime?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

No

Answer #2 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

No

Answer as an employer

Does the company allow employees to work from home? If so, to what extent?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

no

Answer as an employer

How are employees treated?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

employees are treated fairly.

Answer as an employer

How long does the application process take?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

A few weeks

Answer as an employer

How should I dress for a job interview?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

Comfortable but classy

Answer as an employer

How would you describe the company culture?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

not sure.

Answer as an employer

Is there an opportunity to get a work phone?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

Yes very much

Answer as an employer

What are the career opportunities like within the company?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

There is always great opportunities for individuals to move up within the company.

Answer as an employer

What areas can I start my career at this company in?

Asked on June 24, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

Multiple areas available

Answer as an employer

How can I best prepare for an interview?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

You need to present that you can work any shift, any day, and many over time as they want.

Answer as an employer

Are former employers contacted during the application process?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

Yes

Answer #2 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

Not to my knowledge

Answer as an employer

Are paid internships offered and if so, is there a minimum duration?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

I'm not sure

Answer as an employer

Are there discounts or benefits for employees? What are they?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

Yes, travel and other goods.

Answer as an employer

Can I work for this company as a freelancer? How are freelancers treated?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

They hire employees full-time/part-time depending on the job, and they also utilize temporary agencies to bring in many new hires into future permanent positions once the contract is up. Temps are treated as equals.

Answer #2 from April 10, 2019 by a current employee

Some departments hire freelancers. They’re paid well & treated fairly.

Answer as an employer

Do certain employees get a company car and if so, at what level?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

Probably higher up in the company, but none that are in my division

Answer #2 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

none

Answer as an employer

Do employees ever leave the company to return and work again for the company?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

yes

Answer as an employer

How easy is it to change your career within the company?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

nothing

Answer #2 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

Yes, they consider internal laterals and promotions very seriously

Answer as an employer

How high is employee turnover in the company?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

Low. Most people promote or move to a different shift/department.

Answer #2 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

40%

Answer as an employer

How long do employees stay on average at the company?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

none

Answer #2 from July 1, 2018 by a current employee

12

Answer as an employer

How old is the staff on average?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

There is a wide range in age variance, from new college grads all the way to those preparing for retirement. The majority of employees fall between 28-50. Many have decades of service to Coke.

Answer #2 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

35-65

Answer #3 from June 24, 2018 by a current employee

35-58

Answer as an employer

In which ways does management take employee feedback into account?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

They do monthly surveys to see what needs to be improved, but I don’t know how they actually use them

Answer as an employer

What benefits and perks are there?

Asked on June 17, 2018 by the kununity

Answer #1 from June 17, 2018 by a current employee

Free fountain drinks, employee events, nurse on site.

Answer as an employer