Compass Group Canada
Compass Group Canada employee at work in a hospital   (Photo credit: venturi + karpa)

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Compass Group Canada was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2021):

  • Compass Group Canada invests in the ongoing education of current and future generations, offering employees tuition subsidies for job-related courses as well as academic scholarships for their children (up to $2,000 per child per year)
  • Compass Group Canada offers a number of financial perks to help employees save a little here and there, including discounted home and auto insurance, discounted auto lease rates, subsidized home internet, and discounted company products and services
  • Compass Group Canada honours employee achievements through a variety of awards, including the HERO program, Be A Star awards for outstanding work and Crystal Awards, adjudicated by executive management
Associates at Compass Group Canada   (Photo credit: Peter Nelson)

Highlights

Industry Food service contractors
Established in Canada 2000
Publicly traded yes
Parent company Compass Group PLC
Parent company head office Chertsey, United Kingdom
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Vancouver BC, Mississauga ON, Montréal QC, Calgary AB, London ON, Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 15,247
Part-time employees in Canada 10,389
Average age of employees in Canada 42 years
Longest serving employee 48 years
Benefits note Compass Group Canada has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 75% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 50% of tuition per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Compass Group Canada has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Participants of Compass Group's Manager-In-Training program meeting students at a job fair

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Food service contractors
Full-time employees in Canada 10,001 to 25,000
Parent company Compass Group PLC
Parent company head office Chertsey, United Kingdom
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Vancouver BC, Mississauga ON, Montréal QC, Calgary AB, London ON, Halifax NS
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Other info for new grads Offers an 18-month rotational Manager-In-Training (MIT) program with operational and functional streams. The MIT program is a permanent opportunity offered to recent college and university graduates in food service, nutrition management, hospitality and tourism, business or related programs.
Typical new grad positions HR Generalist, HR Advisor, Accounting Clerk, Foodbuy Associate, Finance Intern, Chef/Cook, Assistant Unit Manager
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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