Compass Group

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Compass Group Reviews

Updated August 7, 2014
Updated August 7, 2014
102 Reviews

2.9
102 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)

  • Best work environment and professionally qualified staff in my team makes me very comfortable to work with (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.  

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

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Cashier  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Retail Cashier in New York, NY

    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
  2.  

    Challenging but rewarding

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

    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
  3.  

    Food prep

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Food Service Assistant  in  Little Rock, AR
    Former Employee - Food Service Assistant in Little Rock, AR

    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
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  5.  

    Fast-paced, great advancement!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

    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
  6.  

    Stabile, engaging, and fun.

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

    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.  

    Overall good

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

    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
  8.  

    Assistant Director

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

    Pros

    Large company with good benefits

    Cons

    you get lost in the mix

    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great opportunities and room for improvement.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager  in  Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Austin, TX

    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
  10.  

    on campus work experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Student Worker  in  Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Richardson, TX

    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
  11.  

    long term contract position

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I enjoyed my work and the people I worked with

    Cons

    none -- I was happy with the position and sorry that it had to come to an end

    Recommends

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