Compass Group
2.9 of 5 81 reviews
www.compass-group.com Chertsey, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Compass Group Reviews

Updated Apr 07, 2014
Compass Group – UK – “EY Top Chefs”

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2.9 81 reviews

                             

62% Approve of the CEO

Compass Group Chairman Sir Roy A. Gardner

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48% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Large company with good benefits"
    in 4 reviews
Cons:
  • "Sometimes you have to work short shift but eventually you get long hours which make it very worthwhile"
    in 3 reviews
  • "Also, low pay because of being in food service industry"
    in 3 reviews
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eight years

Head Human Resources (Current Employee)
Chennai

I have been working at Compass Group full-time for more than 10 years

ProsMNC , best practices and systems.

Conspay reviews , attrition, people development

Advice to Senior Managementpeople engagement and recognition..etc.,

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Got more efficiency to do work in compass group.

Accounts Executive (Current Employee)
Ludhiana

I have been working at Compass Group full-time for more than a year

ProsWorking with a multinational company because its complainces

Consit may be loosing some current business..

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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intimidation at agco site compass abbey park stoneleigh

Catering Assistant (Former Employee)
Kenilworth, England (UK)

I worked at Compass Group full-time for more than a year

Proswhat is there a policy of intimidating been allow to go on at compass agco site abbey park warwickshire cv8 2tq and no higher management is prepared to deal with it ,can you verify that it is ok to intimidate fellow staff member

Consgreat company to work for if you are not subject to intimidation or hounding by other members of staff

Advice to Senior ManagementSenior management are not interested in bully tactics by other members of staff,as it seems to be a pecking order of friends and is quickly swept under the carpet

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you gotta be in the "group"

Executive Chef (Current Employee)

I have been working at Compass Group full-time for more than 10 years

Pros401k is company assisted a bit

Consupper mgmt. stress really quick, unit mgmt. have to use vacation for any sick time

Advice to Senior Managementchill

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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had an excellent manager in treasury

Treasury Analyst (Former Employee)

I worked at Compass Group full-time for less than a year

Prosonly worked here as a temp so I do not know how it is as a full time employee

Conshard to get in as a full time employee

Advice to Senior Managementpay higher wages to temp associates

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OK, but short work year due to school schedule, and student enrollment

Lead Cook (Former Employee)
Rutherford, NJ (US)

I worked at Compass Group full-time for more than a year

ProsCooking the meals for the students, and staff was very rewarding, change from the company before to this one was understandable for business. Tried to please the students, and staff with what they felt they wanted to eat.

ConsAfter the change we lost a couple of key employees, but due to enrollment issues some of the educational staff was let go.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep the faith it will work out.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Overall good

Clinical Nutrition Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Compass Group full-time

Pros- ability to transfer within the company after working in position for 18 months
- multiple sectors within the company which allows for a wide range of job choices

Cons- average pay
- items on evaluations not released till mid year

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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marketing intern

Marketing Intern (Current Employee)

I have been working at Compass Group as an intern for less than a year

Prosgood work environment and always trying to help team member

Consthere were no bad things in the Compass Group

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Large Company that Cares

Manager (Current Employee)
Ottawa, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Compass Group full-time for more than a year

ProsSupport 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

ConsSalary 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 Senior ManagementIncrease hourly assoiciates wage to allow for quality hires

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Got me through uni

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Compass Group

ProsIt paid me money that got me through uni, learned a lot about customer service which is serving me very well currently

ConsZero hours contract, and they messed up all my paper work when I left but other than that it was a good job with good people and I miss it very much

Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of zero hours contacts

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