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Compass Group USA is a British multinational contract foodservice company which was established in 1941 by Jack Bateman. This Chertsey, England headquartered firm is one of the supreme foodservice companies in the world operating in around 45 countries with 600,000 plus employees. The company distributes around 5.5 billion meals a year in locations which includes offices and factories, schools, universities, hospitals, major sports and cultural venues, mining camps, correctional facilities, and offshore oil platforms. As a Fortune Global 500 company, it is being registered and is also listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. orrison Management Specialists was acquired by the company and then it also amalgamated with Granada plc as a subsidiary of a planned strategy to separate the media and catering interests of the latter and in February 2001, and the two companies demerged to create Compass plc and Grand Media.

Subsidiary
Over $10B
Large
Multiple locations
Full-Service Restaurants
1994
What departments Compass Group USA employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation24.4%
Cooks / Food Preparation20.4%
Food Service Managers12.9%
Management - Other9%
Accounting / Finance8.1%
General and Operations Managers7.6%
Sales / Retail6.8%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Compass Group USA employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Compass Group USA: Newcomers: 22%, Experiencers: 17%, Experts: 19%, Veterans: 42%. Compass Group USA employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
Where did Compass Group USA employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Compass Group USA: Aramark, Bank of America, Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services. Typical Compass Group USA employees have worked at Aramark.
Aramark
Bank of America
Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services
What industries did Compass Group USA employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Compass Group USA: Full-Service Restaurants, Limited-Service Restaurants, Traveler Accommodation Companies, Special Food Service Companies, Food & Beverage Retailers. Compass Group USA employees most likely come from a Full-Service Restaurants industry background.
Where did Compass Group USA employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Compass Group USA: Small: 28%, Medium: 11%, Large: 61%. Most Compass Group USA employees have previously worked at large companies.

Educational background

What did employees at Compass Group USA study?
Where did employees at Compass Group USA study?
Culinary Institute of America
Johnson & Wales University-Providence

Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Compass Group USA?
Time employed at Compass Group USA: <1: 8%, 1-3: 24%, 4-8: 34%, 9-13: 17%, 14-20: 10%, 20+: 7%. Most Compass Group USA employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
How does Compass Group USA rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Compass Group USA: 60.1% Male and 39.9% Female. Age ratio at Compass Group USA: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 31%, 31-40: 36%, 41-50: 19%, 51-60: 11%, 60+: 3%. Compass Group USA rates - 3.1% less female than the industry average. Most Compass Group USA employees are 31-40, which is above the industry median age range.

Career advancement

How does Compass Group USA rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Compass Group USA: low. Compass Group USA ranks low for career advancement which is above the industry average.

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What’s the gender distribution at Compass Group USA?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
39.9% female, 60.1% male.
When was Compass Group USA established?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
1994.
What industry is Compass Group USA in?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Restaurant/Food Service.
What’s Compass Group USA’s yearly revenue?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
over $10b, i think
How often do employees get promoted at Compass Group USA ?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
advancement opportunities are low
What’s the average length of tenure at Compass Group USA?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Typically 4-8 year(s).
what kind of companies did Compass Group USA employees work for?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Large companies before Compass Group USA.
who are employees usually hired by after leaving Compass Group USA?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Aramark, Canteen, Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services, Compass Group, Flik Hospitality Group , Foodbuy, Morrison Healthcare, Sodexo.
Where did employees work before joining Compass Group USA?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Aramark, Bank of America, Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services, Compass Group, Marriott, Morrison Healthcare, Sodexo, Wells Fargo.
How old are Compass Group USA’s employees in general?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
around 31-40, 21-30.
Where did most of Compass Group USA employees go to school?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Culinary Institute of America, Johnson & Wales University-Providence, Johnson and Wales University, The Culinary Institute of America, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
do they hire felons at Compass Group USA?
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6 months ago
No
Does Compass Group USA pay attention to its employees with career advancement plans?
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6 months ago
Yes
Why did you quit?
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James Vanier6 weeks ago
I quit because I went to AVI food.
I've done bachelors of science...what should be the suitable qualification for me to join this company??
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7 months ago
most employees have just school certificates here so I guess u can make your space very easily.
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7 months ago
yess yess...you have the right degree to apply for any role here as most of my colleagues don't even have a bachelor's degree..🤩
i'm not very young...i'm currently in my 40s...is my age going to be a prob?? or if someone knows abt the age group of ppl working here plz bring it into my consideration :))
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7 months ago
no definitely not!
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7 months ago
what? in your 40s? you are young, you really are, sweetheart! :)
i hward their benefits r good😳
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7 months ago
life insurance is a great advantage to full-time employees and i loveee it 😇
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7 months ago
paid holidays and a week off for christmas too
any idea aBOUT working hrs??im thinking of applying here but i want suitable working hrs too😅
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6 months ago
monday-friday 8 hr shifts😙
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6 months ago
i worked a standard of 8.5 hts w 30 min lunvh break😗
do theu provide unifroms fr the caterers🤔
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7 months ago
yes but shirts are too warm for summers:)
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7 months ago
you have to buy black shoes and black pants yourself but shoes must not slip hehe
some companies have very low chances of professional growth... plz tell me abt the career advancement chances at Compass Group USA.
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6 months ago
i did recive 2 promotions here in my overall working exp
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6 months ago
i did receive promotions here but overall the career advancement chances are not too high.
whats the best partt🤔
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8 months ago
communication which most of the companies nowadays lack
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8 months ago
its really organized dude and this a plus point for a perfectionist like he HAHAH
is it required to work in teams if I'm applying for a catering job?? 🤔
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6 months ago
it depends on ur role..if you're applying for supervisor you need to work in teams but if you're applying for a cook role, you may not always be req to work in teams.
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6 months ago
not necessarily...it depends on the role you're applying for! 🙃
do they provide a retirement plan to employees or not?
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7 months ago
yes when u join the company they'll tell u abt this
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7 months ago
i don't remember exactly but i guess they do...i left the company 2 yrs ago that's why not sure abt ths
how long is the hiring process at Compass Group USA?? plz guide me on this! :)
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7 months ago
length of hiring process varies...if the competition for the job post is high so definitely they'll take more time to hire 😀
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7 months ago
the hiring process may last between 2 to 4 weeks including everything from application to a final review.
i just checked their website and find a job for a catering supervisor which is quite similar to my last job but the only prob is that I didn't work as a supervisor... what would you ppl suggest me?? should i go for it or not?
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6 months ago
no if you don't have exp of working as a supervisor so i guess even if u applied for the role...ur efforts may go in vain.
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6 months ago
yes you can try your luck here.
What's the break schedule like here?
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6 months ago
Our facility is now going to 2 - 30 minute breaks for 10 hour shifts.
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6 months ago
we get 30min lunch break and 1x15min break. My shift is long so this is crazy. The associates are taking their brakes, no matter what.
are there any cons of working here..plz share your experience wd me.
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7 months ago
i currently work here and the management is very good..also they really care abt theri employees
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7 months ago
the environment is super amazing and the other employees are friendly so i'd rate my exp 10/10 :)
whts vacation policy🧐
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7 months ago
not many just 5 day☹
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7 months ago
as long as u have PTO,u can take as many as ur leftover pto😃
my last company didn't ask for my prev working exp...so i'd like to know if this is the same cast or not??
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6 months ago
if you wanna apply for a junior position like an intern or trainee, they'll hire u without exp and provide u training. 😀
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6 months ago
no they'll ask u abt your capabilities and the daily duties that you performed in prev job..
hows a dayyy at this company😅
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7 months ago
its busy,i mean what can u expect from a workplace:DDD
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7 months ago
fast and non-stop😙
any reviews on the ambiance of CG USA?? i'd love to hear :)
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6 months ago
The management and juniors have a kind and motivating demeanour. I had a great time.
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6 months ago
I really adore the workplace atmosphere here. 😊
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