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Compass Group Reviews

Updated May 25, 2017
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Compass Group CEO Richard Cousins
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  • Sometimes the work/life balance may not be best but that is probably more related to the nature of the business than company's culture (in 17 reviews)

  • Long hours for little money/ time off (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "WPC Sales Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Catering Sales Manager in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Senior Catering Sales Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Annual reviews with merit raises and cost of living increases
    Company wide resources such as education, marketplace discounts, and crisis care
    Highly competitive salaries

    Cons

    Highly flawed corporate accounting department
    IT help desk inadequate

    Advice to Management

    Remove unnecessary redundancies in paperwork and streamline accounting processes


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Lots of opportunities"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Conference Center Coordinator in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Conference Center Coordinator in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you do a great job and stand out, there are lots of opportunities for advancement. They have so many different sectors in so many locations, it's easy to transfer. Most locations have great hours for hospitality work.

    Cons

    There are some awful managers, but I think that's with any company.


  3. "First Cook"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - First Cook in New York, NY
    Current Employee - First Cook in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ability for promotions within company

    Cons

    Under skilled workers at various postions


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  5. "General Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - General Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Compass Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Friendly, Hard working, innovative service team

    Cons

    Long hours with Hospitality Perks/Benefits

    Advice to Management

    Stop "good ole boys" culture


  6. "Director of Operatoins"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director of Operations in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Director of Operations in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    stability, culture, work life balance

    Cons

    old fashioned, stubborn upper management

    Advice to Management

    get with the times


  7. "Great company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - District Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Compass Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedules and working conditions. Work with great people. Good salary and collaboration with a solid team. Promotional opportunities are available.

    Cons

    Long hours but you run the business like an owner. Big focus on financials and hitting targets. Relocation may be necessary to get promoted.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on culinary excellence


  8. "Corporate Debt Department for Emerging Markets"

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    Former Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at Compass Group as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Access to bloomberg platform and attended meetings.

    Cons

    There was no salary for the whole period


  9. "Regional Sales Director"

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    • Senior Management
    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. "Food service"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Food Service Worker in Wakefield, RI
    Current Employee - Food Service Worker in Wakefield, RI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Compass Group part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    N/A good part time position especially if you have school age children

    Cons

    Sometimes on any given day the workload could be a little less demanding A pat on the back or some kind words to the staff for the day would go a long way.


  11. "Very corporate setting. Guidelines. Good policies."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Catering Supervisor in Lisle, IL
    Current Employee - Catering Supervisor in Lisle, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Paid vacation and holidays for full time employees. Sick days also.

    Cons

    Corporate companies don't always have your best interest I feel like. Overall it's a good co.

    Advice to Management

    N/a


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