ARAMARK
3.1 of 5 588 reviews
www.aramark.com Philadelphia, PA 5000+ Employees

ARAMARK Reviews

Updated Jul 10, 2014
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3.1 588 reviews

                             

73% Approve of the CEO

ARAMARK CEO Eric J. Foss

Eric J. Foss

(157 ratings)

56% of employees recommend this company to a friend
588 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good work-life balance if you are in the right account, good 401k program and benefits"
    in 14 reviews
  • "Ability to learn various aspects of contract management; opportunity to work in different lines of business"
    in 12 reviews
Cons:
  • "Quality of life & work/life balance is horrible"
    in 14 reviews
  • "The upper management that wasn't at the direct location was never seen"
    in 23 reviews
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    Aramark is aiight.

    Stand Worker (Former Employee)
    Denver, CO

    ProsGood pay, friendly staff, nice management

    ConsConstant rush of people, late hours

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsVery good company to work for.

    ConsSalaries could be better than they are

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very informative

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsDecent pay rate and friendly coworkers

    ConsOpportunity for advancement needs some improvement

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    Great work environment

    Registered Dietitian (Current Employee)

    ProsCompany values, good management, good training program, good work life balance, great office culture

    ConsUnsure of availability of growth within this position

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    GREAT company to work for

    Biomedical Equipment Technician (Former Employee)
    Lancaster, OH

    ProsLots of training opportunities, and room for growth. Management cares about how the staff is doing and isn't just concerned with the bottom line.

    ConsI cannot think of a negative thing to say about this company. I would still be working for them if they had a position in my area of the country.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement needs to keep doing what they are doing to retain the talent they have.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Your experience depends on local leadership

    Manager (Current Employee)
    Norfolk, VA

    ProsGood health insurance benefits, nice 401K match and generous vacation

    ConsCorporate makes decisions on a national level without giving any thought to local markets

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees they know what is going on in their market

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Over worked, Under paid

    Executive Chef (Former Employee)
    Durham, NC

    ProsGet to add a very prestigious name to my resume, weekends off (kind of). I would recommend Aramark as an employer/ career opportunity to anyone, just not the location I was in.

    ConsUnrealistic expectations, unattainable goals. Unrealistic timelines for goals. Huge disconnect between upper management/directors and front line managers.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPractice what you preach. Open communication includes being a good listener as well. Genuine recognition for hard work goes a long way. That's difficult to do when upper management doesn't know/understand what goes on in the day to day operation.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great but lack commitment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosmany locations and cafes. decent wages

    ConsUpper management seem to only take care of "friends" and dont see the bigger picture with individual accounts and its individual needs. not many employee initiatives to motivate.

    Advice to Senior Managementtake care of the people who give you their all and are dedicated to making the business better.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Sales (Former Employee)
    Los Angeles, CA

    ProsFlexible work schedule. Met some great people.

    ConsPoor management, lack of support, unorganized

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Bad Company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsPay Higher than most to start

    Consyou will never go anywhere with this company mismanaged from the top down

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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