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Compass Group Reviews

Updated March 28, 2017
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Pros
  • vast range of employment opportunities Full or part time work pretty good benefits nice people (in 19 reviews)

  • Great benefits at a reasonable cost to the employee (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • Some of the co-workers choose to be negative about work life balance instead of making it work for them (in 16 reviews)

  • Upper management was placed before they were ready (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Good for motivated individuals"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Compass Group part-time

    Pros

    Lots of work
    Room for advancement

    Cons

    Low pay for NYC
    Parties can be extremely large and difficult


  2. "Top notch company all around!"

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    Current Employee - Director in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Director in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Multiple opportunities for career advancement and learning.

    Cons

    Smaller accounts need more staff.


  3. "Good for food service management professionals"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time

    Pros

    I work for the Bon Appetit sector of Compass. They are pretty good. They treat people fairly

    Cons

    Difficult to understand opportunities for advancement


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  5. "My experience as a Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Compass Group part-time

    Pros

    Friendly upper management, on time payments, great pay scale

    Cons

    Mid level management could be friendlier, felt over worked at times

    Advice to Management

    Nothin much; would be better if employees were asked to do the jobs for what they were hired for and nothing more.


  6. "The good, the bad and the ugly."

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    Current Employee - Safety Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Safety Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time

    Pros

    Good work hours and you get free meals. Great safety culture for the industry and pay isn't horrible.

    Cons

    Hard work, you are short staffed so mgmt has to pull employees jobs. Always expected to do better than the last year and unreasonable goals when it comes to safety, paper cut can be a big deal.

    Advice to Management

    Redesign jobs and HIRE MORE PEOPLE!!!


  7. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Compass Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Promote from within, internal movement

    Cons

    work life balance challenges, and ensure communicate clearly


  8. "cook,chef, help mang cafe"

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    Current Employee - Lead Cook in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Lead Cook in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    working around different people an seeing different company's what they do.

    Cons

    No real room for growth

    Advice to Management

    none


  9. "Regional Sales Director"

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    Current Employee - Regiona Sales Director in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - Regiona Sales Director in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Training, culture, compensation, company vehicle, room for advancement

    Cons

    Work life balance and travel


  10. "Marketing Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Compass Group full-time

    Pros

    Small office environment appealing to people who enjoy close relationships

    Cons

    limited growth opportunity if not at HQ

    Advice to Management

    make more marketing training available in areas where there is growth such as social media analytics


  11. "Network Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Network Administrator in Mobile, AL
    Current Employee - Network Administrator in Mobile, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great bunch of people here

    Cons

    IT here is very siloed



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