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Great opportunities for those willing to sacrifice having a life

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - General Manager-Food Service in Burbank, CA
Current Employee - General Manager-Food Service in Burbank, CA

I have been working at Sodexo

Pros

Upward mobility for those willing to transfer and work hard to prove their worth. Also, typically a Monday-Friday job with limited nights and weekends!

Cons

60 hour work weeks are easy to do on a regular basis to keep ahead.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

There needs to be more district support in audits, safety, finance and HR and less that unit managers are expected to accomplish well and still have a personal life.

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    Not a great career choice!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in George, WA
    Current Employee - Manager in George, WA

    I have been working at Sodexo

    Pros

    Mostly a monday through friday work week. Benefits are good.

    Cons

    Many, many. A few are: When a weekend event takes place, at any unit in the area, as a manager, you are considered "free labor" so you have to work without any compensation. The shrinking business segment results in shrinking opportunities. Once you reach a certain level, which is not that high, there is really no where else to go. Because we pay our hourly people so little, it is difficult to keep a full staff. Manager raises occour annually and never exceed a 2% increase. The raises are therefore less than inflation, while insurance rises every year. Not all financial performance information shared with even unit managers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow some balls.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Company which gives you platform to learn and grow

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Head Sales (Manufacturing Segment) in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Head Sales (Manufacturing Segment) in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Company vision,People, Personal growth, Exposure to international processes,Change management, Focus,

    Cons

    Flat organization and growing after certain levels is a challenge

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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