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Compass Group Reviews

Updated May 24, 2017
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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 19 reviews)

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  1. "Regional Sales Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


  2. "Network Administrator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  3. "Food service"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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.


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  5. "Solid company to work for, but depends what location you are at"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Administrative in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Compass Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Compass has some great people to work with who care about their employees

    Cons

    Sometimes they put profits over people


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

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


  7. "I have been with Compass for almost 15 years now and could imagine working for any other Co."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Executive Chef in Charleston, SC
    Current Employee - Regional Executive Chef in Charleston, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I love Food and working with it and I love my family just as much and with Compass I can enjoy a quality of life outside of work that is unmatched in this type of industry.

    Cons

    Trying to surround myself with hard working individuals that are in this field for the right reasons. "Because they love to be around food and people"


  8. "Compass"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Sous Chef in Purcellville, VA
    Former Employee - Sous Chef in Purcellville, VA

    I worked at Compass Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Health Insurance ok. Vacation/Paid time off a little low.

    Cons

    Base pay lower than average.


  9. "legal assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Legal Assistant in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Legal Assistant in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great team and leadership as well as an outstanding legal team

    Cons

    I do not have anything negative to say about compass group


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Cashier"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Missouri in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Missouri in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Compass Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Hours and benefits were great, the customer was wonderful, and the management good.

    Cons

    Was off doing the summer when the students went home on there break

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work and give ex employees a second Chance


  11. "Sous chef"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Sous Chef in Pensacola, FL
    Former Employee - Executive Sous Chef in Pensacola, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Gauranteed employment once hired, almost impossible to get fired!

    Cons

    Dissatisfied hourly associates, terrible management.


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