23 June 2005

Why Compass? As the largest foodservice organisation in the UK and Ireland, Compass Group provides high quality catering and support services at over 9,700 locations and serves nearly 3 million meals a day. Thanks to our size and scale, we can offer more opportunities than most employers.

Our existing employees at all levels have told us that our unique quality as an employer is the level of opportunities we can provide due to our size and scale, in terms of jobs, career, mobility, reward and recognition.

Who we are
Our mission is simple. We are about three things: Great People delivering Great Service achieving Great Results.

Our strategy for delivering Great People is to become the Preferred Employer. The way we deliver Great Service is through Operational Excellence and Customer and Client Satisfaction. All of this leads to Great Results that improves our Financial Performance and enhances our Market Leadership.

Our values signify the heart of our organization.

  • "Can-do"
  • Win through teamwork
  • Embrace diversity
  • Passion for quality
  • Share success

We strive to always conduct our business with our values in mind, regardless of who we are and where we are in the world. In doing so, we believe we will truly move Compass Group from Good to Great.

Our Culture
At Compass Group, our people are as important and exceptional as the food and service we provide. You can see it in the way our employees conduct themselves, personally and professionally. Each of our 110,000 employees has a passion for quality and a can-do attitude.

  • The Opportunity to have a Great Start - We want to create an atmosphere where employees are welcomed to the company, their department and their job. This will give people: - The Opportunity to Learn and Grow - Giving people the opportunity to realise and develop their potential and achieve their career aspirations leads to better performance and greater employee loyalty.

  • The Opportunity to make a Positive Impact

  • Giving employees the opportunity to perform to the highest standards and providing them with your support creates a positive impact on our employees, clients and customers.

  • The Opportunity to Share Rewards

  • Having the opportunity to share ownership of the company and the belief that they are fairly and competitively rewarded encourages loyalty and increases contributions to great results. - The Opportunity to have a Work / Life Balance

  • Allowing employees to have a balance between work life and home life eases stress and provides a more positive working environment - which leads to better performance.

  • The Opportunity to Be in the Know - It is important for everyone to have the right knowledge and information about our business. Therefore, communicating to our employees and keeping them informed of developments and activities is a critical opportunity for us if we are to retain our great people.

  • The Opportunity to be Recognised - Recognising employees who ‘live' our Vision and Values instils a feeling of pride, improves motivation and encourages others to do the same

  • The Opportunity to Share Great Ideas - Creating an environment where employees feel comfortable to share and express their ideas and opinions will, make them feel valued, emphasize their contribution, greatly improve teamwork and employee loyalty.

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