Compass Group

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Compass Group Reviews

Updated January 26, 2015
Updated January 26, 2015
125 Reviews
3.1
125 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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Everyone working together as one team to ensure client satisfaction at it's best.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Compass Group as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great Teamwork everyone works together to accomplish goals. Large global community willing to share their knowledge base to support best practices and build better working relationships. All levels of corporate structure are there to help every employee succeed, from CEO to hourly employees.

    Cons

    Very fast paced working enviorment. Being a global community there are alot of requirements which tends to extend regular business hours.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Catering Staff

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Compass Group

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, Clear objectives, open hours,

    Cons

    Poor management, Poor organization, inexperienced staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better structure for catering events.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Operations Manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in New Rochelle, NY
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in New Rochelle, NY

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity for movement

    Cons

    Does not allow movement within facility

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    give more direction

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    High Pressure

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Compass Group

    Pros

    Pay structure, employee benefits and perks.

    Cons

    Lack of work-life-balance. Unrealistic expectations for sales quotas.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Operations management

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Management in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Management in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Good company to work for due to its great environment, reasonable benefits, and their team was very well diversified.

    Cons

    Their training programs and incentives could be improved.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not get stock in the same position too long

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    over worked and under paid

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Chef Manager in Old Bridge, NJ
    Former Employee - Chef Manager in Old Bridge, NJ

    I worked at Compass Group

    Pros

    offers many benefits like health and 401 K even though it is very pricey

    Cons

    upper management is unsupportive long hours

    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Great place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in College Station, TX
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in College Station, TX

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

    Pros

    The work is easy and fulfilling

    Cons

    You must have experience in excel

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    It was fine

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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
  10.  

    Poorly managed

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Compass Group

    Pros

    The only reason to work here is to gain experience to get a better job with another company.

    Cons

    Poor and inconsistent management,horrible pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want to keep good people you need to pay better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    It's pays great and had great benefits. The staff I worked with was great also. I would recommend why I worked

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Line Cook in New London, CT
    Current Employee - Line Cook in New London, CT

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

    Pros

    I loved it and I would go back if I had the opportunity.

    Cons

    Learning new things everyday. Some were challenging and some were simple bit I enjoyed it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Some management was great some were very unprofessional. .

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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