Sodexo USA

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Very established and think of their employees first.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Caterer in Oneonta, NY
Current Employee - Caterer in Oneonta, NY

I have been working at Sodexo USA part-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great training working in the food industry. The standards that are placed on safety and help create an understanding how all food services should be run. For anyone looking to own their own food establishment should work for Sodexo and take what they learned with them, they will own and run a successful and healthy business.

Cons

I found it is very difficult for advancement in the corporation. Personal success in the company is based on who you know rather than what you know; it seems to be a tall, linear, chain of command and it becomes difficult to move horizontally. For people looking for advancement, they will have to move horizontally to a new location where a position may open up above them. When there are open positions in management it seems that the company looks elsewhere before looking at their own work force.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

There are a lot of intelligent, well organized, and strong decision makers in the lower management of the company. Even general employees sometimes seem more competent than the managers, find these employees and promote them.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Easy Student Job During College

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier in Bellingham, WA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Bellingham, WA

    I have been working at Sodexo USA part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Low stress environment.
    Friendly co-workers.
    Free meals with every shift.
    Easy to pick up extra shifts.
    Bi-weekly paychecks always on time.
    No experience necessary.
    No interview.

    Cons

    Not a lot of scheduled hours.
    One of your shifts is required to be dishwater duty.
    Experience required for cashier job despite training being involved.
    Since the job is relatively easy to acquire, a lot of the students working are unmotivated.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    It's an Okay Job if you do your Job and Go Home and keep your Expectations LOW!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Line Cook in Evansville, IN
    Current Employee - Line Cook in Evansville, IN

    I have been working at Sodexo USA full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    As a General Cooks Assistant or Cook it's an Okay Job! They have HIGH Food Quality Standards and everyone hops on board to keep quality up! The general non supervisory or management employees for the most part are wonderful people. There are many jobs within this particular location where employees have weekends off.

    Cons

    In Indiana Sodexo Employees lost their Unemployment Benefits. They don't give all employees 52 weeks of full-time employment per year. Management has done nothing but say they support employees in trying to get their unemployment benefits reinstated. They allow senior employees to harrass new employees offering very little in the way of discipline in such situations. Mamagement, some, leak private employee legal and confidential information to other employees. I noticed in past years where employees have been promoted to supervisory positions when they have no prior experience thus doing a job in the most basic of sense not having people skills nor ability to do things cost effectively. Senior Manager does nothing in respect to getting to know employees. Never has he been seen assisting during busy hours at any of the Rstrunts. Too many self imposed Chiefs bossing people around with conflicting information!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To keep their mouths shut and not repeat private information. To ask before making statements when they are uncertain when making blanket statements if they know the facts. An employees adult child was accused of impersonating a Professor. The Manager spoke this out loud in front of many employees and, she was incorrect. this child of the employee had not done this. Management should hire an Attorney to aid emplyess with the Unemployment issue in Indiana. Management in Indiana should assist employees in the repayment of unemployment compensation if, that is they want to keep their workforce and not lose their employees over this!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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