Sodexo

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Frustrating

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Chef Supervisor in Boston, MA
Current Employee - Chef Supervisor in Boston, MA

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

Pros

HUGE company. You can litarally work where ever you want to. As opposed to the "mom and pop" jobs, there are plenty of benefits and retirement options. The availabilty of personal help is also a plus with the Lifeworks website to help with addictions, coupons and countless other links.

Cons

If you're someone that hasn't worked at Sodexo before, you're pretty much guaranteed a job. Moving up the "corporate ladder" is way harder than serving 800 customers in a shift with only 4 employees. It's almost impossible! First, you have to get by the third party company that screens your resume (which is based on a point system). Then you have to get by the phone interview that ranges from a 2 minute conversation to a 5 question (30 minute) essay-like interview(that's based on a point system. Good luck getting to the phone interview. I put a resume in for a postion above me, a position I had before I had to leave, I COULDN'T EVEN GET AN INTERVIEW! How can I not get an interview with the same site I worked for?! When I asked my manager they replied "It's all up to the company that screens the resumes.." Needless to say I hope to not be a "current employee" here for long....

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Remember where you came from years before you had the job you have now.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
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  1.  

    Great company with lots of room to move.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Ginormous organization. If you don't enjoy your current position, look around! There are hundreds of places to move around.

    Cons

    Large, unwieldy organization. Things can fall into the black hole . . .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember, that employees are people first, employees second.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Company to work for

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

    I have been working at Sodexo full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good compensation, training and opportunity

    Cons

    life/work balance is sometimes not achievable due to staffing

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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