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Sodexo Reviews

Updated June 28, 2017
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Pros
  • Good work life balance if you are in the right job (in 52 reviews)

  • Good benefits, growth structure is sound (in 97 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours, work-life balance not great (in 53 reviews)

  • Busy sometimes long hours / weekends (in 80 reviews)

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  1. "General Manager 2"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Silverdale, WA
    Current Employee - General Manager in Silverdale, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Love the company and their moral views on work life balance. Great pay and good benefits.

    Cons

    Not enough units and other jobs/locations near me. Washington State Gig Harbor area.

    Advice to Management

    My manager happened to be the best person and mentor I have ever met.


  2. "Unit Marketing Coordinator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Unit Marketing Coordinator in Stephenville, TX
    Current Employee - Unit Marketing Coordinator in Stephenville, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive pay, strong diversity background, teamwork and atmosphere

    Cons

    Hard to move from an hourly position to a manager position

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees what they really are worth and it will be a win win relationship.

    Sodexo Response

    Jun 28, 2017 – Employment Branding Sourcing Manager

    Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback. If you're still a current employee, I highly encourage you to speak to an HRD or internal recruiter about how to advance. Many of our ... More

  3. "I like the diversity of the facility and the food is great as well."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Environmental Service Attendant in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Environmental Service Attendant in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The reason I also love working here is the fact that the company offers retirement plan, health insurance and more. Not that many companies I know offer that many benefits. I'm grateful! 😃

    Cons

    Some different departments we work with at times are a bit hectic; we all work together well though. 😃

    Advice to Management

    To have quarterly meets with all staff on progress and improvements

    Sodexo Response

    Jun 28, 2017 – Employment Branding Sourcing Manager

    Thank you for sharing your feedback! It sounds like you're enjoying the benefits Sodexo offers. To your point about hectic times, you're absolutely right that it can be part of the industry. However ... More


  4. "Sodexo bust or butt"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


  5. "Great company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pastry Chef in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Pastry Chef in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    opportunities to excel and grow, good benefits, job security

    Cons

    too many decision makers not enough decisions


  6. "work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gaithersburg, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gaithersburg, MD

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

    Pros

    They have jobs in all 50 states and are willing to transfer you to any one of those states and or jobs.

    Cons

    When working at a school through Sodexo then when school is out your have to draw unemployment.


  7. "On Campus job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Catering Assistant in Bethlehem, PA
    Current Employee - Catering Assistant in Bethlehem, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ability to work and attend school.

    Cons

    Hours are limited to events.

    Sodexo Response

    Jun 28, 2017 – Employment Branding Sourcing Manager

    I appreciate you sharing your feedback here and want to encourage you to reach out to your HRD or manager to discuss potential career growth opportunities if you want to do more than events. We often ... More

  8. "Sodexo Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management Salary and benefits are good if you can stick with it.

    Cons

    Starting as hourly has less benefits


  9. "Catering"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Catering Supervisor in Arkadelphia, AR
    Current Employee - Catering Supervisor in Arkadelphia, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is always a warm friendly environment. Everyone generally works together for the greater good of the company. Everyone is usually very organized and takes pride in their work

    Cons

    Communication between co-workers could use some improvement.

    Advice to Management

    Communication is a key part of success.

    Sodexo Response

    Jun 15, 2017 – Employment Branding Sourcing Manager

    Thank you for your feedback and your service at Sodexo! I'm happy to hear you're happy with your team and work and appreciate the recommendation for improvement in communication. This is definitely ... More


  10. "Intern"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern in Gaithersburg, MD
    Current Intern - Intern in Gaithersburg, MD
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sodexo as an intern

    Pros

    Mentors care about interns progress

    Cons

    Not always a ton to do

    Advice to Management

    More structure


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