Compass Group

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Compass Group Reviews

Updated 23 December 2014
Updated 23 December 2014
121 Reviews
3.1
121 Reviews
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Compass Group CEO Richard Cousins
Richard Cousins
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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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    over worked and under paid

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    Former Employee - Chef Manager in Old Bridge, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Chef Manager in Old Bridge, NJ (US)

    I worked at Compass Group

    Pros

    offers many benefits like health and 401 K even though it is very pricey

    Cons

    upper management is unsupportive long hours

    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Great employer for students

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Compass Group

    Pros

    Weekly payment. Zero hours contract was great in that some weeks I could work up to 90 hours over 7 days and earn over £500 in a week. There is a genuine young friendly vibe.

    Cons

    Poor training. Work is never guaranteed. Antisocial hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A bonus incentive programme to casual staff

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in College Station, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in College Station, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    The work is easy and fulfilling

    Cons

    You must have experience in excel

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    It was fine

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    Former Employee - Fsd in Portland, OR (US)
    Former Employee - Fsd in Portland, OR (US)

    I worked at Compass Group full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    the hours of operations and most weekends off

    Cons

    dealing with the client in the contrated accounts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I have none

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Poorly managed

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Compass Group

    Pros

    The only reason to work here is to gain experience to get a better job with another company.

    Cons

    Poor and inconsistent management,horrible pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want to keep good people you need to pay better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    wonderful employer to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Retail Cashier in Cardiff, Wales (UK)
    Former Employee - Retail Cashier in Cardiff, Wales (UK)

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

    Pros

    nice colleagues and the supervisor is so kindly to guide us.

    Cons

    We cannot wear own close inside the coat

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    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
  9.  

    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
  10.  

    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

  11.  

    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 :)

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