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"Frustrating"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Chef Supervisor in Boston, MA
Current Employee - Chef Supervisor in Boston, MA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Sodexo full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

HUGE company. You can litarally work where ever you want to. As opposed to the "mom and pop" jobs, there are plenty of benefits and retirement options. The availabilty of personal help is also a plus with the Lifeworks website to help with addictions, coupons and countless other links.

Cons

If you're someone that hasn't worked at Sodexo before, you're pretty much guaranteed a job. Moving up the "corporate ladder" is way harder than serving 800 customers in a shift with only 4 employees. It's almost impossible! First, you have to get by the third party company that screens your resume (which is based on a point system). Then you have to get by the phone interview that ranges from a 2 minute conversation to a 5 question (30 minute) essay-like interview(that's based on a point system. Good luck getting to the phone interview. I put a resume in for a postion above me, a position I had before I had to leave, I COULDN'T EVEN GET AN INTERVIEW! How can I not get an interview with the same site I worked for?! When I asked my manager they replied "It's all up to the company that screens the resumes.." Needless to say I hope to not be a "current employee" here for long....

Advice to Management

Remember where you came from years before you had the job you have now.

Other Employee Reviews for Sodexo

  1. "Family Place"

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

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

    Pros

    Work life balance is great. Company treats all employees with respect. Opportunity if you willing to search throughout the company.

    Cons

    Pay seems to be lower for industry standards. No clear career path.

    Advice to Management

    Provide career planning guidance and increase pay to market rate


  2. "Food Service Experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Waiter in Providence, RI
    Former Employee - Waiter in Providence, RI
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sodexo part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Willing to help new people sharpen their waitering skills.
    - Able to work a variety of venues

    Cons

    - As I worked at a collegiate chapter, the atmosphere was fairly laid back. This might not reflect other places.

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