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Sodexo New York City Reviews

Updated January 9, 2018
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Sodexo CEO Michel Landel
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  1. "A decent place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Food Service Worker in Newburgh, NY
    Former Employee - Food Service Worker in Newburgh, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interact with the patrons that Sodexo caters to, good food to serve, potential for benefits, employees can be very friendly.

    Cons

    Can be stressful at times.

    Sodexo Response

    Jan 16, 2018 – Employment Branding Sourcing Manager

    I appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed many aspects of your role at Sodexo. To address your point about it being stressful, many of our jobs are very... More


  2. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sodexo (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Lots of tools, outcome reporting

    Cons

    No loyalty to employees or managers

    Advice to Management

    Keep your resume fresh!

  3. "Clinical Dietitian I"

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    Former Employee - Registered Dietitian in Valhalla, NY
    Former Employee - Registered Dietitian in Valhalla, NY

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

    Pros

    -great clinical experience depending on facility
    -good company culture
    -ample PTO, sick time, etc.
    -will pay for annual CDR dues and occasional conferences
    -annual opportunity for small pay raise

    Cons

    -low base salary right out of school compared to someone with 1-2 years of outside experience


  4. "review"

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    Former Contractor - FI Lead Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - FI Lead Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sodexo as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Big company with lots of resources.

    Cons

    Not very good growth opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Manage should listen to customers more


  5. Helpful (3)

    "Unfair to Management"

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    Former Employee - Food Service Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Food Service Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sodexo full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They have good Medical and 401k

    Cons

    company does not back up their managers at all. If a non management worker is written up and not doing their job, the employee says that they are being treated unfairly and are being harassed. The company ALWAYS takes the employee side and not the managers

    Advice to Management

    Grow a backbone.


  6. "Retail Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Manager in Wayne, NJ
    Current Employee - Retail Manager in Wayne, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, treat employees good

    Cons

    They don't pay that great


  7. "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Developent Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Business Developent Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People oriented company. Family owned. Good values
    Great oportunity for entrepeneurial mindset . Complex Deal Making. Good work -life balance

    Cons

    French politics are to the roof. It lacks strong processes or Method. In many ways it is the oposite to a us company

    Advice to Management

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    Sodexo Response

    Jul 18, 2017 – Employment Branding Sourcing Manager

    Happy to hear you've been enjoying your time here and that you've found flexibility and new opportunities to grow!

  8. "Sodexo bust or butt"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dishwasher/Busboy in Morris Plains, NJ
    Current Employee - Dishwasher/Busboy in Morris Plains, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sodexo part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Healthcare, 401K, life coaches, weekly paychecks career opportunities

    Cons

    low pay scale bad management choices

    Advice to Management

    more raises


  9. "Be Prepared to work harder than an intern is supposed to.."

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    Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in Long Branch, NJ
    Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in Long Branch, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sodexo as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Learn hands-on experience about various aspects of the company which helps to gain a better understanding and well rounded work opportunity; getting paid for an internship

    Cons

    Excessive amount of work for an internship; no structure in schedule and tasks; not always a position available after all the training and time put in to the internship

    Advice to Management

    Have a more specific, outlined plan for interns working with their mentor/in the office


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Roller coaster ride"

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    Current Employee - Dietary Aide in Livingston, NJ
    Current Employee - Dietary Aide in Livingston, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I stopped enjoying my job after a few years here, I don't trust management

    Cons

    We're a small contracted unit, having to meet the needs of our contractor doesn't always meet our need as a unit

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your employees more, especially the ones that bust their butts the most....


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