MAX Solutions awards Compass Group Employer of the Year

Published by MAXSolutions on March 13, 2019
Compass Group Employer of the Year

L:R MAX Solutions National Employer Engagement Manager Darren Otten, National Partnerships Manager Erin Carey, Compass Group Executive Director Human Resources and Risk Rosie McArdle, National Talent & Sourcing Manager Alissa Patoulios, HR Project Manager Natasha Caflisch and MAX Solutions Managing Director Deborah Homewood.

Compass Group demonstrates a strong alignment to the MAX Solutions vision of giving ‘Every person. Every chance.’ All customers are provided equal access to the Compass Group recruitment process, including guaranteed interviews.

In 2018, 128 diverse customers found work with Compass Group in Australia, of which;

  • 20% were Indigenous
  • 10% live with disability
  • 60% stayed in work for 26 weeks or more – significantly above the national average.


Compass Group also piloted Women into work, an initiative that provides support to long term unemployed women who have significant barriers to employment. Through the program, women can be trained, supported and mentored at Compass.

Both MAX Compass Group believe work transforms people’s lives, and because of the these aligned values, a strong partnership has formed, and 128 lives have been changed.

Compass Group is a world leader in catering and support services, employing more than 500,000 people in 50 countries. Compass Group is one of the top ten largest employers and the global market leader in providing food and support services to workplaces, schools and colleges, hospitals, at venues and in remote operations around the world.

Compass Group have over 13,000 employees working across more than 600 sites across Australia.

The majority of roles include:

  • Food and Beverage Attendants
  • Waitstaff
  • Baristas
  • Catering Assistants
  • Retail Attendant
  • Reception
  • Administration Assistant
  • Bar/Tavern staff
  • Kitchenhands
  • Utilities (For remote & offshore roles. Can include laundry, kitchenhand, housekeeping etc.)


If you or someone you know are interested in a career at Compass Group you can visit Home Page (


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