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Compass Group Reviews

Updated January 19, 2018
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  • Be prepared to have to make your own work/life balance (in 20 reviews)

  • Long hours but you run the business like an owner (in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Decent place to work temporarily"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Compass Group full-time

    Pros

    Consistent schedule, paid holidays, clean work environment.

    Cons

    Very low compensation, no room for growth, very basic benefits package.


  2. "Good experience"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Compass Group part-time

    Pros

    They have a good flexibility in time and can resume anytime.

    Cons

    I did not find any.

  3. "Don't miss out on endless opportunity"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dining Services Director in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Current Employee - Dining Services Director in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Career Development and continued Training opportunities .
    Cutting edge technology systems and programs.
    Experienced and Professional Corporate Support.
    Career Growth Opportunities

    Cons

    Ongoing systems upgrades and communication of those programs


  4. "Sr. Director Development & Operation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great culinary organization with A long heritage deeply invested in quality and determination and with a strong leader always looking for greatness

    Cons

    There are no negative views for the organization my only insight would be to spend more time on long range planning

    Advice to Management

    More long term planning is needed


  5. "intern"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    flexible schedule
    work life balance

    Cons

    did not experience any cons


  6. "Limited creativity"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Compass Group part-time

    Pros

    The hours were great. We had weekends off and there was a clear-cut understanding of what needed to be done every day.

    Cons

    Redundancy
    No room for creativity
    Pay is low

    Advice to Management

    Let your Sous Chefs cook from the heart instead of a sheet of paper


  7. "manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great hours working in business dining

    Cons

    RA does not support you if you serve in the military.

    Advice to Management

    Be more supportive to those who serve and do not terminate them for other reasons.

  8. "barista"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Compass Group (Less than a year)

    Pros

    the advancement opportunities, the benefits

    Cons

    Location, management, low pay,


  9. "supervisor"

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    • Senior Management
    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

    great benefits, friendly coworkers, positive atmosphere

    Cons

    work on weekends, pay is not that great, long shifts

    Advice to Management

    barely


  10. "Get experience but not compensated fairly for it"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Able to gain experience quickly without necessarily an education in that subject area. Many sectors (lines of business) to work for.

    Cons

    Unequal pay - vast differences for the same role in different departments. You will be paid a lot more at other companies for the workload.

    Advice to Management

    Unequal pay - vast differences for the same role in different departments


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