Compass Group

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Compass Group Reviews

Updated 7 November 2014
Updated 7 November 2014
115 Reviews
3.0
115 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Large company with good benefits (in 5 reviews)

  • Great people that are passionate (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Also, low pay because of being in food service industry (in 5 reviews)

  • Not enough full-time jobs in NYC or Long Island (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    It's pays great and had great benefits. The staff I worked with was great also. I would recommend why I worked

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    Current Employee - Line Cook in New London, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Line Cook in New London, CT (US)

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    I loved it and I would go back if I had the opportunity.

    Cons

    Learning new things everyday. Some were challenging and some were simple bit I enjoyed it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Some management was great some were very unprofessional. .

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    most horrible corporate environment I ever worked at

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    Current Employee - Regional Sales Director in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Director in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    pay is decent, good benefits, able to work from home

    Cons

    operations hard to deal with, the process for closing deals are a joke, management needs to learn a new technique of coaching

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    treat your people better, better training

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    great

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Compass Group

    Pros

    people are friendly and professional

    Cons

    procedures to do with health and safety

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  5.  

    Good company, pay less than another but offer a lot of training for free.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Sutton, London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Sutton, London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Compass Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The biggest catering company in Europe.

    Cons

    Very busy place, you have to be very organised working as manager.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay rise for everyone :)

  6.  

    Service Assistant - Wimbledon Championships

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Assistant in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Assistant in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Compass Group as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Mostly students looking to work before, during and after University to make some money. Good conditions to work long hours and secure a good sum of cash.

    - Friendly Staff
    - Nice working Conditions

    Cons

    - Too many 'managers', therefore confusion over who is running what

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Know which is your 'sector' to manage.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not a bad company. They take advantage of employees.

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    Former Employee - Finance in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Finance in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at Compass Group full-time

    Pros

    Great people that are passionate.

    Cons

    Low benefits and salaries. Bonuses are poor.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start to pay people more.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good Part-Time Job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Compass Group part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible enough for a college student, compensation is above minimum wage but below those with experience, almost always hiring, night and weekends off

    Cons

    Under par compensation for various positions, not much else to say about the cons, really. I'd still be working for the company if it paid more. Equipment was regularly down or malfunctioning.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Loved TouchPoint

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Patient Flow Coordinator in Tucson, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Patient Flow Coordinator in Tucson, AZ (US)

    I worked at Compass Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The upper management was very supportive and encouraging to employees. They showed appreciation of jobs well done and were very easy to talk to about any issues that employees were having. I always looked forward to going to work.

    Cons

    I wish there were more opportunities for personal growth within the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue being approachable and fun with employees. It really makes a difference when "the Suits" show interest and a good nature with all employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    I worked at Compass Group

    Pros

    Free meals, at least in Spain.

    Cons

    Everything, very slow organization afraid of changes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Without innovation you are in a terrible situation.

  11.  

    too many lazy chefs

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    Former Employee - Kitchen Porter in Kenilworth, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Kitchen Porter in Kenilworth, England (UK)

    I worked at Compass Group part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good rates of pay,good working hours,nice clean place to work

    Cons

    Lazy chefs ,spend to much time sitting down drinking tea and coffee,slating fellow workers while not contributing to the working team,love nothing better than creeping round management and talking a good game,while they are talking they are not working,laziest people in the whole company,waitress are the best workers along with the manager.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Best Manager in Compass,on the Agco site,Stoneleigh abbey park ,Coventry Warwickshire,her name is Jo Nicklin,one of the best managers i have ever worked for,first class attitude,very professional to both staff and customers alike,pleasant manner,brilliant outlook,friendly person,brilliant worker never stops,great team player and team builder,always clean and tidy and smiling ,never allowed to do her job properly ,always being belittled by chefs and does not receive the support from senior management or area managers,does not get the recondition she deserves ,she will go far in Compass if she is allowed to,and does not get chefs putting major obstacles in her way making it very difficult.She is superb,wonderful,and one of the nicest girls you will ever come across 10 out 10 for me,as a former employee i will miss her massively She is amazing the way she is,look after her.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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