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gategroup Overview

Opfikon (Switzerland)
10000+ employees
2008
Company - Private
Catering & Food Service Contractors
$2 to $5 billion (CAD) per year
Competitors

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gategroup Holding provides so many services to airlines, it's a wonder they don't offer to fly the plane, too. The company's 11 subsidiaries (including in-flight caterer Gate Gourmet) provide food services, supply chain ... Read more

gategroup Reviews

  • "Potential....to go insane"

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    Former Employee - General Dogs Body in Luton, South West England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - General Dogs Body in Luton, South West England, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of travel opportunities (to Sweden)
    Free coffee and fresh fruit

    Cons

    Poor parking facilities
    Outdated offices creaky floors and old furniture
    Poor facilities unsanitary lavatories
    Poor senior management

    Advice to Management

    The company has a lot of potential but there is a lack of focus and they seem to just over-promise to all new clients and then hide when the clients need answers.
    Senior management are littered all over europe so have no idea of what is actually happening or how any of these promises can be delivered.
    Everyday, staff are fighting fires of management promises in order to keep one client happy, the next day new fire, new client. Its an insanely stressful place to work and in order to keep clients they throw money and lies at contract tenders.
    Probably a great place to work if you work in Switzerland in senior managemt, but if you are trying to build a long term career this is not the place.
    On a positive note you will learn a lot as you will spend time fighting fires in all parts of the business and outside of the scope of whichever role you do.
    There's a lack of investment in the tool to be better, but they spend frivilously for awards, galas and WTC showcases. Unfortunately it's all smoke and mirrors and new clients fall for it everytime.

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gategroup Interviews

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at gategroup (Atlanta, GA (US)) in January 2016.

    Interview

    contacted by head hunter then schedule for an interview with the manager then meet the future coworker and was asked personality question, then after one week or two i was offered the job

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