Compass Group
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Interviews at Compass Group

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Compass Group.
Interview experience
Based on 455 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 441 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 425 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Compass Group

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
55%
About a week
25%
About two weeks
11%
About a month
5%
More than one month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
73%
Phone call/screening
36%
Background check
27%
Group interview
13%
Other
8%
Least reported steps
Drug test
5%
They have no interview
4%
Take-home/sample work
3%

What candidates say about the interview process at Compass Group

  • Face to face
    Shared on 21 August 2019
  • One basic interview then a email
    Shared on 6 March 2019 - COOK/STOCK WORKER - Whitby, ON
  • The interview process was a little longer then any other interview, we talked about what i would do in certain situations. After that i got the job on the spot and i signed my Union papers, healthy an…
    Shared on 14 December 2018 - Food Prep/Cashier - Oshawa, ON

Interview questions at Compass Group

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Standard fare
    Shared on 26 November 2018 - Facility Manager - Alberta

Interview tips at Compass Group

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)49%
  • They didn’t have a dress code20%
  • Formal (business suit)13%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)12%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)6%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Compass Group

  • Be professional, make sure you dress as such. Answer only what you are asked, and do your best to be open at the same time. Show you can be independant, but also capable of getting along with a team.
    Shared on 24 August 2019 - Server - Olds, AB
  • Be specific as to your requirements for the job
    Shared on 17 May 2019 - Lunch/Salad Person - Vancouver, BC
  • Great people. lack of communication is always an issue as most companies
    Shared on 3 February 2019 - Benefits Supervisor - London, ON

The first interview at Compass Group

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed34%
  • Other20%
  • Employee referral17%
  • Recruiter contacted me7%
  • Other online job site6%

How candidates received their first interview at Compass Group

  • Refer by a friend
    Shared on 28 April 2020 - Pizza maker and cashier - Laurentian university
  • Recruiter altho they negotiated a very low salary.
    Shared on 1 December 2019
  • Knowing someone who worked there before, did a quick casual interveiw and got the job immediatley
    Shared on 13 May 2019 - Concession Worker - Waterloo, ON