Compass Group Reviews

Updated August 2, 2015
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Compass Group CEO Richard Cousins
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Pros
  • Large company with many opportunities for growth and advancement (in 5 reviews)

  • Great people that are passionate (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Ability to attract quality hourly assoicates on current low pay scales is difficult (in 5 reviews)

  • All lower to senior managers treat you like cannon fodder (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Great People !

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - You Associate in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - You Associate in Alexandria, VA

    I have been working at Compass Group part-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    It is a great place work at Compass group, to get various customer experience.

    Cons

    The only thing , I just looking my future career job Accounting , if I get Accounting job, I will so happy work with compass group. I very familiar with compass , please let me know in washington DC and Virginia area.

    Advice to Management

    I would like to say , take me !!!! Great People !


  2. Compass Group Review

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Restaurant Associate in Princeton, NJ
    Current Employee - Restaurant Associate in Princeton, NJ

    I have been working at Compass Group (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Outstanding coworkers, beautiful environment and atmosphere, great managers/leaders. Great way to build up/improve on communication, and other skills (like bartending, and leadership).

    Cons

    Improve on hiring better general managers.

    Advice to Management

    Understand your hired staffs more, it will create a better working experience when every staff feels comfortable with their job. This starts with the management.


  3. great place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier/Daily Starter in Richmond, CA
    Current Employee - Cashier/Daily Starter in Richmond, CA

    I have been working at Compass Group (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great food and place to work for

    Cons

    none, its a really great company


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  5. Working outside the food service

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Some of the management is excellent Large stable company Transfer opportunities world wide Decent benefits Strong compliance with health and safety standards

    Cons

    There is no discernable culture Minimum pay as the market You will always a vendor Management can be quick to fire Perks are minimal

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to listen more closely to employees as well as clients. Good advice is sometimes overlooked.


  6. Job Review

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Compass Group part-time

    Pros

    I am detail oriented, organized and work well with others, have had previous sales experience

    Cons

    I don't like to feel rushed

    Advice to Management

    From Friday sunset to Saturday sunset I cannot work. I am a Seventh Day Adventist and we keep the sabbath holy


  7. Food Service Worker / Cashier

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Cashier/Food Service Worker in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Cashier/Food Service Worker in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at Compass Group (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    on vacation for Thanksgiving, Christmas and most of the summer . great co-workers vacation pay / sick days

    Cons

    ugly uniform favoritism could improve teamwork


  8. lead cook

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lakewood, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lakewood, NJ

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    benefits, flexibility, many locations, turnover

    Cons

    pay, lack of communication,

    Advice to Management

    be more employee focused and more open for new ideas from staff


  9. CUSTOMER SERVICE

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - FOH Manager IN TRAINING in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - FOH Manager IN TRAINING in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Compass Group (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits and Monday thru Friday

    Cons

    company don't care about you

    Advice to Management

    care more about your employees


  10. Good position once you get a grasp.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chef Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Chef Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Monday through Friday ideally. Allowed to run account without micromanagement.

    Cons

    Long days, tight labor costs. Average raises for hourly staff. No bonus.

    Advice to Management

    I have a great Director. I feel appreciated and hope others do to. No advice to mgmt, I just do my job. Appreciate the support.


  11. Good Advancement Opportunities; Learned a Lot

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Manager in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good PTO, learned a lot, many advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Lots of red tape due to size of corporation



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