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Sodexo Reviews

Updated July 26, 2017
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Sodexo CEO Michel Landel
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  • Long hours, work-life balance not great (in 56 reviews)

  • Busy sometimes long hours / weekends (in 81 reviews)

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  1. "Multi Service General Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sodexo full-time

    Pros

    There is a lot of opportunity for learning new skills

    Cons

    The support from the company as far as resources is somewhat stretched.


  2. "Care about the bottom line."

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    Former Employee - Cook in Lake Buena Vista, FL
    Former Employee - Cook in Lake Buena Vista, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers who help when needed.

    Cons

    Management only cares about their position and nothing about the well being of their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Take advice and recommendations from your employees and don't assume you know how everything works.

  3. "Evironment was disgusting"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Terre Haute, IN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Terre Haute, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    My coworker was the only reason the job was worth going to everyday, as well as being able to make myself drinks at times.

    Cons

    Pay and roaches were everywhere

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees! They work for you, and you should not treat them like they don't know what they're talking about.


  4. "Retail Manager"

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    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


  5. "Who has better then the competitors Aramark Food Service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Better pay than Aramark. World for advancement if you interested in furthering your career in the food service business. Highly skilled executive chefs that are willing to help upcoming Cooks.

    Cons

    Rare to see African Americans in this company. A lot of foreigners that wants to be right and thinks they're better than Americans in the food industry. It's the wrong vendor for a hospital setting.

    Advice to Management

    Improve in management skills


  6. "Cook assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sodexo part-time

    Pros

    worked around my school schedule.

    Cons

    was they lost their contract and another came in and took over


  7. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sodexo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    You get to work with some hard working people

    Cons

    Low wages, not enough staff support, expect to much for one person to accomplish in a shift

    Advice to Management

    Go work the kitchens , so you know what your asking of your employees!

  8. "Management Role"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Manager in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible to work for.
    Good development and further training opportunities.
    Good recognition for hard work
    Interested in developing employees

    Cons

    Slow to make decisions that are needed for improving efficiency.
    Irish employees don't get same benefits as UK or European counterparts.
    HR and other departments too small for amount of employees to adequately support the business.

    Advice to Management

    Support Staff needs to increase as the operations grow - currently inadequate HR / Health and Safety / Admin Support for site teams.


  9. "District Manager"

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    Former Employee - District Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - District Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sodexo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent diversified company and utilize individuals talents.

    Cons

    Some senior leadership does not embrace values.


  10. "Sodexo Monroe Community College."

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Cashier in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment. Weekends off. Above minimum wage. Unionized. Benefits, etc.

    Cons

    like everywhere, there is a risk of a not-so-professional manager.


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