Compass Group
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www.compass-group.com Chertsey, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Compass Group Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 11, 2014
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Marketing Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
Austin, TX

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Compass Group in November 2011.

Interview Details – Work culture is somewhat unstructured. Interview was with senior management, short and mostly related to skill set.

Interview Question – Need knowledge of marketing, foodservice trends, and graphic design skill.   Answer Question

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Server/Dishwasher Interview

Anonymous Employee
Rockford, IL

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Compass Group in April 2009.

Interview Details – Be open to working weekends and holidays. They are vey safety oriented-keep that in mind. One interview. 30 minutes. Be neat! This is a company that cares about the color of your socks-even if you work in the kitchen-so pay attention to your apperance.

My backgroud check took two months! But I think that's a record. I didn't mind, but it is unusual because I don't move around or had ever changed my name.

Interview Question – Why do you want to work here? Do you have any problem working with a racialy diverse team? Do you understand the importance of confidentiality?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I was told the job paid $8.50/hr (min wage?) like negotiation was out of the question.

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Very Easy Interview

Sous Chef Interview

Sous Chef
Jacksonville, FL

The process took a day - interviewed at Compass Group in August 2009.

Interview Details – received the interview through a friend that worked there. Met with the head chef and talked for about 30 mintues. Asked basic questions about techinques and recipes. Every recipe is off the top of the head, so there are no formal recipes. Offered me the Job and I took it.

Interview Question – Do you know how to cook a turkey?
Do you know how to make sushi?
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Negotiation Details – pay rate is low.. due to high volume of employees

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Resident Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
Ottawa, ON (Canada)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Compass Group in February 2013.

Interview Details – HR Phone Interview. In person Interview. SIte Inspection. In person interview

Interview Question – How do you deal with a difficult client when working as a 3rd party supplier   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Phone offer followed up by letter via email.

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Business Analyst Interview

Business Analyst
Tilburg (Netherlands)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Compass Group in February 2010.

Interview Details – Telephone interview followed by a face to face interview. General questions, Why this company , why this type of job ? Important to notify about your interests in company and the specific job description. Salary is at market conform but negotiations about wages is possible.

Interview Question – How could you improve the sales/turnover of our department ?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – negotiate about salary

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Administration Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Compass Group.

Interview Details – Apply online and contact from Site Level Management

Interview Question – Nothing unexpected, just be prepared for duplicate forms filling process and waiting   Answer Question

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Operations Director Interview

Anonymous Employee
Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Compass Group in September 2011.

Interview Details – Telephone interview with recruiter, telephone interview with HR Manager, interview with HR Director, Interview with Managing Director & HR Director, job offer

Negotiation Details – Negotiate to what you believe you are worth

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Hospitality Bar Staff Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Compass Group in June 2010.

Interview Details – Had to apply several times online before i heard back. I was invited for an interview with many other people, and talked to one manager, asked about why i want to work there, similar jobs, time managment, what you can bring to the company. Fairly easy to answer and they are very nice people. Great for part time jobs and experience

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