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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Compass Group CEO 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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  1.  

    Compass group--Toronto

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Compass Group

    Pros

    -pay is minimum wage in the beginning but you get raises
    -meals are discounted
    -fast paced environment
    -there is paid training

    Cons

    -the environment can get really busy; may be pressed for time
    -supervisors may rush you
    -time for breaks are short

  2.  

    Major use of government unemployment systems to round out seasonal contract employment at mostly minimum wage jobs

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Resources and Administration Assistant in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Human Resources and Administration Assistant in Montreal, QC

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

    Pros

    Cannot think of any, sorry!

    Cons

    Hire manly new immigrants at min wage and expect the world from them for nothing in return

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cannot give advice to a company with a use them and lose them mentality, sorry

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Large Company that Cares

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - Manager in Ottawa, ON

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

    Pros

    Support Systems in a Corporate Enviroment
    Multiple Divisions for Advancement and Growth
    Process to follow, no inventing the wheel
    Support of upper management
    Good equipment and training

    Cons

    Salary scale for managers is average, benefit package for managers is below average
    Ability to attract quality hourly assoicates on current low pay scales is difficult
    Lack of documents in both official languages

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase hourly assoiciates wage to allow for quality hires

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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
  6.  

    It was fine

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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
  7.  

    Poorly managed

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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
  8.  

    wonderful employer to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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
  9.  

    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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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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
  10.  

    most horrible corporate environment I ever worked at

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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
  11.  

    great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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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