Compass Group

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Compass Group Reviews

Updated November 4, 2014
Updated November 4, 2014
115 Reviews
3.0
115 Reviews
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Compass Group CEO Richard Cousins
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Large company with good benefits (in 5 reviews)

  • Great people that are passionate (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Also, low pay because of being in food service industry (in 5 reviews)

  • Not enough full-time jobs in NYC or Long Island (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    It was fine

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Fsd in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Fsd in Portland, OR

    I worked at Compass Group full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    the hours of operations and most weekends off

    Cons

    dealing with the client in the contrated accounts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I have none

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great company, but frequent lay offs to adjust to school calendar.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Cashier in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Retail Cashier in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Managers were very flexible and understanding. Provided a professional atmosphere.

    Cons

    Frequent lay offs during the year since I worked on a school campus.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Challenging but rewarding

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    25 days PTO and higher than avaerage salaries

    Cons

    Hours of operation intrude on quality of my life

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Company growth has slowed down since the beginning creating less opportunity for growth in my area

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Food prep

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Food Service Assistant in Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Food Service Assistant in Little Rock, AR

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

    Pros

    It's a good place to work, a Monday-Friday job, never late nights. Not much room to grow.

    Cons

    A lot of turn overs in this company.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Stabile, engaging, and fun.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Food Server
    Former Employee - Food Server

    I worked at Compass Group part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn new skills for employee development.

    Cons

    Not enough full-time jobs in NYC or Long Island.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Fast-paced, great advancement!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Regional Training Specialist in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Regional Training Specialist in Charlotte, NC

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

    Pros

    Ability to move up in ranks if you are a go-getter. Company benefits are great.

    Cons

    Work-life balance when in stressful project management crunches.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get on the show called Undercover Boss. The middle-management staff are the ones who work the hardest.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Overall good

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Clinical Nutrition Manager
    Current Employee - Clinical Nutrition Manager

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time

    Pros

    - ability to transfer within the company after working in position for 18 months
    - multiple sectors within the company which allows for a wide range of job choices

    Cons

    - average pay
    - items on evaluations not released till mid year

    Recommends
  9.  

    Assistant Director

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Compass Group

    Pros

    Large company with good benefits

    Cons

    you get lost in the mix

    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great opportunities and room for improvement.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Austin, TX

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

    Pros

    Large company and many job opportunities.

    Cons

    Not many marketing opportunities and low salaries.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need better organization within sector operations.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    on campus work experience

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Richardson, TX

    I have been working at Compass Group part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    huge focus on employee benefits

    Cons

    very low pay for lower scale jobs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Can increase the pay scale

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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