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Canteen began working in 1929 to provide people the best break time experience possible. The company delivers a variety of snacks for the lunch breaks at the workplace. They have been serving numerous organizations starting from big fortune 500 companies to small organizations. What makes them unique is that they have options for everyone.Canteen has a unique and flexible workplace culture. It promotes creative thinking and respects everyone’s opinions. They know that employees are their most valuable assets so at Canteen they offer great benefits to their employees including various medical insurance options, long-term and short-term disability insurance as well as educational assistance and multiple training programs. Considering that employees work better when their efforts are being rewarded they have designed cash incentive programs for those who put in extra efforts. All these benefits make them a perfect organization to work in.Currently, they are offering opportunities for order builders, branch operation managers, and retail implementation coordinators at different locations.

Subsidiary
$10M to $25M
Large
Multiple locations
Business Support Companies, Niche Food Service Companies, Full-Service Restaurants, Limited-Service Restaurants, Special Food Service Companies, Consulting Companies
1929
Peter Fetherston
What departments Canteen employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation42.1%
Administrative22.5%
Management20.5%
Transportation / Logistics14.9%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Canteen employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Canteen: Newcomers: 15%, Experiencers: 15%, Experts: 21%, Veterans: 49%. Canteen employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Canteen employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Canteen: Accent Food Service, Ace Coffee Bar, Inc, Aramark. Typical Canteen employees have worked at Accent Food Service.
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Accent Food Service
Ace Coffee Bar, Inc
Aramark
What industries did Canteen employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Canteen: Food & Beverage Retailers, Full-Service Restaurants, Niche Retailers, Limited-Service Restaurants, Nonstore Retailers. Canteen employees most likely come from a Food & Beverage Retailers industry background.
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Where did Canteen employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Canteen: Small: 35%, Medium: 8%, Large: 57%. Most Canteen employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Canteen study?
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Where did employees at Canteen study?
North Carolina State University
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Canteen?
Time employed at Canteen: <1: 7%, 1-3: 34%, 4-8: 36%, 9-13: 9%, 14-20: 5%, 20+: 9%. Most Canteen employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Canteen rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Canteen: 67.6% Male and 32.4% Female. Age ratio at Canteen: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 36%, 31-40: 32%, 41-50: 21%, 51-60: 8%, 60+: 3%. Canteen rates - 6.6% less female than the industry average. Most Canteen employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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How does Canteen rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Canteen: low. Canteen ranks low for career advancement which is same as the industry average.
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Allentown, PA - February 1, 2024
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If you voice your dissatisfaction, management will retaliate and find a way to terminate you. They did this to a long term manager who worked here over 25 years.. The new environment is cancerous and toxic!

Pros and Cons
Decent pay for supervisors and managers
Long hrs, people talk behind your back and favoritism
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September 8, 2021
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Will be working for lazy associates who aren't committed to do their work. Never appreciated. High turnover. A lot of slackers.

Pros and Cons
Free lunch and snacks
Stressful environment, lazy workers, rude Controller.
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What’s the gender distribution at Canteen?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
32.4% female, 67.6% male.
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When was Canteen founded?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
1929.
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What industry does Canteen belong to?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Restaurant/Food Service.
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Where is the headquarters of Canteen?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
It’s in Charlotte, NC.
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What’s Canteen’s yearly revenue?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
$10m to $25m, i think
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Who is the CEO of Canteen?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Peter Fetherston.
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what are the chances of career advancement at Canteen?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
low.
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What’s the average length of tenure at Canteen?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Typically 4-8 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Canteen employees work for?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Large companies before Canteen.
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who are employees usually hired by after leaving Canteen?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Aramark Refreshment Services, Canteen Vending, Compass Group, Compass Group USA, Republic Services, Sodexo, State of North Carolina, Wells Fargo.
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Who are the top previous employers of Canteen employees?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Accent Food Service, Ace Coffee Bar, Inc, Aramark, Aramark Refreshment Services, Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services, Compass Group, Compass Group USA, Morrison Healthcare.
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What’s the average age at Canteen?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
21-30, 31-40.
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Where did most of Canteen employees go to school?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of Phoenix-Utah, Virginia Commonwealth University, Western Kentucky University.
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What’s Canteen’s mission?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
found their mission statement: “Always Fresh. Always On.”That’s our motto! We’re constantly working on new ways to tailor our product and service offerings to meet and exceed our customer's needs.Our mission is to be recognized as the most client and customer focused company in the world.
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Canteen has jobs across the US in every major city.
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8 months ago
Over 20 years and plan to retire with Canteen.
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8 months ago
I have seen Canteen growth even when the economy has not been Good.
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If you were in charge, what would you do to make Canteen a better place to work?
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9 months ago
Listen to drivers. Show customers reports and move things that aren’t wasting money or give a smaller machine. Make something to show what has been worked so drivers dont repeatedly go unless they need too.
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9 months ago
I Would Give Raises After 90 Days . I Would Make Sure Everyone Is Trained And Able To Work In The Different Jobs Areas .
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Does the company offer a dental plan?
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9 months ago
No they do not offer a dental plan.
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9 months ago
I dnt think so
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Financial bonuses paid to ALL levels, not just managers.
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9 months ago
Everyone is expected to work hard and is held accountable to do so.
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9 months ago
A person who doesn't like to work, may prefer to look elsewhere.
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Canteen offers an environment where you feel included.
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9 months ago
Hourly fir carrying a chauffeur's license and commissions on sales.
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9 months ago
What is a Teague Family??
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I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Canteen. They called me up and asked for an interview. I took an online profile test. I sent in my job history and references. I went in for the interview. They replied to me in an email.
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9 months ago
I applied through a recruiter. Recruiter set up one on one interview.
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9 months ago
Interview Questions What kind of operations experience do you have?🤔
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what growth and promotion benefits do i have working here as a receptionist ?
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9 months ago
i dont think there is much scope for you here
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9 months ago
if you r earning good money then carry on 😐
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The work can be hard but rewarding
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8 months ago
Canteen has been a good place to work and has lots of opportunity for growth.
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8 months ago
Management is supportive and always willing to sit down to listen to any concerns.😌
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can i relocate to other branch? how do they transfer employees on several branches? 😶
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8 months ago
they do it when they want 🤏
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8 months ago
you can apply for it by submitting an application with your reasoning for a transfer
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At Canteen employees aren’t treated as just employees, they are treated as family.
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9 months ago
Positions that I have held in the company are as follows: Warehouse, Route sales, Utility, Route Trainer, Customer Service Manager, Operations Manager and currently the General Manager.
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9 months ago
The hardest part of the job is navigating in heavy traffic sometimes.
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what about leaves and personal time off? do they offer paid leaves?🙁
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9 months ago
you have 18 paid leaves a year
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9 months ago
yes they do provide PTO for every employee 🤩
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many people around me working for years and now they are old, what about pension plan?
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8 months ago
yeah they do offer pension plans, they have 401K plan, insrurance policy etc 😊
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8 months ago
retirement plan covers some amount of pension with some terms and conditions 👍
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i have seen some employees are working long shifts than i 🤔
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7 months ago
its not a fixed time, you dont know the wordload
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7 months ago
it varries on occasions and also on weekends 🙄
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The hours and pay are great for my personal needs.
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8 months ago
Union member, the union take 75 dll a week from you!
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8 months ago
This I didnt know!!!😳
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Good hours if you have a family, great management.
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9 months ago
Everyone has been very helpful and supportive during my initial training.
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9 months ago
Would like more feedback from the people I do work for - ie. Merchandisers, Management, etc.😄
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I interviewed at Canteen. After a very easy video interview session. There was five questions. But I did not get any feedback.
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8 months ago
Customer Service Representative (CSR) Interview. it was easy bruh if you get the interview you got the job trust me I was amazed at how easy it was to be honest and yes I gt the j
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8 months ago
Interview Questions Describe a time when you were tasked with a challenge outside of your comfort zone and how did you handle it?
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the pay is amazing $1000 week and commission
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8 months ago
working 80 hrs a week is just wonderful i recommend canteen best job in the world
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8 months ago
Productive best job in the world🙃
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I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Canteen. The interview was great very easy the staff was very respectful and easy to talk to.
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9 months ago
5 step interview with project case study to be done before 5th interview.
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9 months ago
Interview Questions What's the best quality about yourself?
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How are the working hours at Canteen?
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8 months ago
I always tried to only do 8 hour days
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8 months ago
3am or 4am to around 1pm
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Had to be employed for three months before you could start you 401 K plan, but the company matched 4% of your contribution.
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9 months ago
The 401k plan is there but not much matching.
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9 months ago
Lump sum payment, would have been 5 stars without this change.
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Coming into this job was a excitng experience for me.
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9 months ago
Hot is the only down for me! We need a little more decorative make you wanna be ready for breakfast n lunch everyday... More food choices
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9 months ago
Awesome, sweet, helps out , makes sure we are in line! Love mangament❤
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I enjoy trying to help other employees trouble shoot the everyday issues that come up.
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7 months ago
Good people that care about you and the company
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7 months ago
Canteen is a company that depends on it's people to take care of the customers so they take care of their people. 😍
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Very secure company which provides opportunities for advancement if you work hard and show initiative.
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8 months ago
Canteen is the best job that I have had in 25 years of retail work life.
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8 months ago
Work life balance is the driving force behind my happiness.😍
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Good people that treat you fairly. Provide early work times.
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8 months ago
flexible accommodating, easy going must work hard be used to criticism
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8 months ago
I really enjoy the people I work with and impact I can make in the company.😌
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You accrue PTO and vacation time over time.
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8 months ago
They want you to split it up into a couple days here, a couple dates there, instead of a full week.
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8 months ago
The difference maker is the PTO over here.
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Company sees your talents and tries to promote within
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9 months ago
Not much, maybe some personal drama, but that happens everywhere.
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9 months ago
Flexible, good pay, they take care of you☺
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My current and former managers care about my goals and want to see me succeed.
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9 months ago
Everyone works together in this division toward the common good. Everyone picks up their phone and is willing to help!
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9 months ago
I really enjoy working for Canteen. We work hard to ensure our customers get great service.
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Great company culture, very inclusive
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9 months ago
If you want to be appreciated for the work you do and the contribution you make to your team, work for Canteen!
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9 months ago
Collaboration, great leadership. Team atmosphere everything's great.❤
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Not just a job but the opportunity to build a career
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8 months ago
Everyone treats all team members with respect. I feel completely safe while working.
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8 months ago
IT is a great place to turn your job ibto a career because they promote from with in.🪴
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Great working conditions. Fare Supervisors. Good Benefits.
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9 months ago
great response time, great employees great selections great reliability Great follow-through
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9 months ago
As a successful company sometimes things slip through the cracks😖
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Food Service Worker Interview. I did a Quick online application a few days later i had an in person interview I thought I had the job one business week in total it took i got an email stating I was over qualified
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7 months ago
Basically you go in and they will give you a shot . 1. If you are willing to go do a dot physical and drug test. They totally pay for this 2. Once you have this done you will start in a couple of weeks.
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7 months ago
Interview Questions What kind of operations experience do you have?
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i am working at the evening shifts and i am very busy serving a lot of guests and customers 😶
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9 months ago
morning shift is good but its difficult to migrate 🙃
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9 months ago
evening shifts are the most stressfull generally
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Best vending machine service provider over san Jose
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8 months ago
Just need to improve infrastructural facilities and scale
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8 months ago
Respect clients and overdeliver☺
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Route Merchandiser Interview. Had and interview, asked me about my past work history, was this something you would be interested in, told me about the job I'm interviewing for, etc etc..
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8 months ago
Was very casual, and seemed to focus more of convincing me to work there than on my own qualifications
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8 months ago
Interview Questions Can you get along with a variety of personality types.
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Great benefits for salaried employees, automatic life insurance, low copays, matches 401k.
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8 months ago
Great package! Nothing wrong here.
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8 months ago
401 k is great! Health benefits are expensive. Good location and working environment.
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i am very happy to share to that i have shortlisted for the employment, please suggest what to do on my first day 😊
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8 months ago
underastand your job requirements, talk to your seniors and also manager 😊
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8 months ago
you should be knowing the people on first day no such expectations from you
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Competitive pay, great leadership, good work culture
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8 months ago
Canteen is a huge company and can be difficult to understand and naviagate
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8 months ago
Great people, solid depth of upper management👌
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How would you describe the pace of work at Canteen?
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8 months ago
Must be med-fast paced and eye for detail
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8 months ago
Unorganized, but with a steady flow
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Canteen Culture seems to attract people who are committed to Customer Service.
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9 months ago
Invests in employees' growth and development
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9 months ago
I have worked for Compass Group in the Canteen sector for 8 years. I've had the opportunity to work my way up and relocate during this time.
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How do you feel about going to work each day at Canteen?
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8 months ago
Good... i loved my customers and the people i worked with.
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8 months ago
I was ready for work every day.
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There are a LOT of great people that work for Canteen and although new
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9 months ago
We also do a ton of work in the communities that we serve!
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9 months ago
It's a very large company, so there is a lot to learn. But it is off to a great start.😍
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What tips or advice would you give to someone interviewing at Canteen?
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8 months ago
Go simple, it's a simple interview and they don't care how you go dressed.
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8 months ago
Know how to rotate and face product, practice memorization techniques.
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Route Driver Interview. So far i have 1 interview and right from the start the person who i had the interview with was very friendly.
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8 months ago
Overall canteen vending is a great place to work if your looking to earn a paycheck
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8 months ago
Interview Questions how was my environment in my last job?
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The people are amazing. I also enjoy working for a company that values diversity and inclusivity.
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8 months ago
Onboarding was a struggle at times.
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8 months ago
Because the organization is so large, learning how to navigate took longer than I would have liked.😶
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I need relocation support from the company 😗
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9 months ago
they dont provide 🥺
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9 months ago
Unfortunately you will not get 😔
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Free catered lunches that brought the team together socially.
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8 months ago
Lunch that too free and on top of that catered! OMG
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8 months ago
I also can not believe it.😳
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The initial interview with the recruiter was great!
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9 months ago
Every question began awkwardly and ended awkwardly as well.
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8 months ago
Interview Questions Are you comfortable with recruiting, hiring, and firing and if you had to fire someone in the last what did that look like and how did you diffuse the situation?
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I am looking to start a part time position as a delivery driver
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8 months ago
choose night working shifts and hours 🙃
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8 months ago
pay is good only if you r an evening or night shift driver
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Strong team environment, consistency of service, great benefits, room for growth, management approachable
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9 months ago
Hard job when employees do not work together, teamwork makes every job easier.
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9 months ago
Take risks moving employees into management. Please!!!🤞
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Highly Supportive Team. Huge Inventory of Products to promote and sell.
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8 months ago
Everyone is friendly and helpful Strong Market Performer and great Brand Recognition.
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8 months ago
Sometimes very early hours (3am). Sometimes very long days (10-12 hours).🥺
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No complaints here, the holidays are always off and paid.
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7 months ago
There is no tax and they take it out of your check in equal installments over the course of a year.
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7 months ago
As for the payment it wasn't bad. You can't tasked it with you when you retire so really a lot of wasted money
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Offers dental, vision, fertility,contraceptives,mental health support.
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8 months ago
Stellar insurance and wide variety of options.
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8 months ago