Compass Group

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Compass Group Reviews

Updated December 17, 2014
Updated December 17, 2014
121 Reviews
3.1
121 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.  

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

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Compass Group as a contractor (more than an 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.  

    Operations management

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
  3.  

    High Pressure

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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
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  5.  

    LIke most companies all they care about is the bottom dollar and not the employee

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Compass Group

    Pros

    Good benefits Worked with some great hourly employees

    Cons

    Incompetent Upper Management More paperwork than actually being a chef Told to work 13 hours if thats what it takes to get everything done and salaried pay so no OT

  6.  

    Great place to work

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    • 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 an year)

    Pros

    The work is easy and fulfilling

    Cons

    You must have experience in excel

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    It was fine

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
  8.  

    Poorly managed

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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

    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
  9.  

    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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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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
  10.  

    most horrible corporate environment I ever worked at

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Director in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Director in San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    pay is decent, good benefits, able to work from home

    Cons

    operations hard to deal with, the process for closing deals are a joke, management needs to learn a new technique of coaching

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    treat your people better, better training

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    I worked at Compass Group

    Pros

    Free meals, at least in Spain.

    Cons

    Everything, very slow organization afraid of changes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Without innovation you are in a terrible situation.

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