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 1,517 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,489 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 1,347 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
About a week
About two weeks
More than one month
About a month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Phone call/screening
Background check
Group interview
Least reported steps
They have no interview
Take-home/sample work
Drug test

What candidates say about the interview process at Compass Group

  • A 1 to 1 interview and then fill out the forms. This is how it was done back in 2019
    Shared on 6 July 2021 - Customer Service and Kitchen Porter - Newham, Greater London
  • I done a work trial for 3 weeks then they offered me a job
    Shared on 5 August 2020 - Catering staff - Tesco Coatbridge
  • Good not to stressful
    Shared on 7 July 2020 - Jockey Catering Club, Zero hour contract, Back of house, Various Locations - Liverpool, Merseyside
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Interview questions at Compass Group

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What does infection control mean?How do you work well in a team?
    Shared on 20 May 2021 - Domestic Assistant - Addenbrookes
  • Availability, previous experience
    Shared on 16 September 2018 - general assistant - Reading
  • What have you previously worked hard to achieve?
    Shared on 2 September 2018 - Hospitality Waitress - Esher, Surrey

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Interview tips at Compass Group

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)38%
  • Formal (business suit)23%
  • They didn’t have a dress code23%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)12%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Compass Group

  • Dont attend the interview
    Shared on 15 March 2021 - Front of House Team Leader - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • To wear Clean and conformable clothes to go to an interview.
    Shared on 1 November 2020 - Catering Assistant - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Do your history on the company -they are very much for the work home life balance
    Shared on 15 July 2019 - Chef Manager - Bournemouth

The first interview at Compass Group

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed25%
  • Other25%
  • Employee referral15%
  • Recruiter contacted me11%
  • Other online job site8%

How candidates received their first interview at Compass Group

  • Indeed job site
    Shared on 13 February 2022 - Front of House Staff - Wyton, Cambridgeshire
  • Over the phone with an agency
    Shared on 22 October 2021 - Night Manager - Nottinghamshire
  • Easy, was offered the job during the interview. All that was asked as if i was able to work the hours he initially wanted.
    Shared on 14 October 2021 - Cashier/Customer Service Assistant - East Kilbride
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