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Get the Inside Buzz on Lidl Ireland

8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2014)
"A great, giving, development-focused, international retailer."
Pros: 
  • Friendly and approachable management means graduates feel supported at all times
  • Structured and comprehensive training programme enhances skills and personal development
  • A high-level of responsibility is given to graduates
  • There are lots of great opportunities for career progression
Cons: 
  • Graduates are occasionally required to work beyond standard hours
  • The amount of responsibility given to graduates can be daunting for some
  • Spaces are limited on the graduate scheme so competition is very high
  • Workloads can get quite heavy at times
Culture
7.7 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.6 / 10
 
Hours
7.3 / 10
 
Salary
8.8 / 10
 
 
 
Diversity
7.9 / 10
 
 
CSR
8.0 / 10
 
Training
8.8 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Research the company well and read up about the role you are applying for. Visit..."

"My department is very much a team oriented department, in which we are all working..."

"We are building new offices at the moment because our current offices are far too..."

"My normal working day is from 8:00am to 6:00pm. There is flexi-time in place whereby..."

"There are no bonuses and any overtime is unpaid; however as the salary is so competitive..."

"Perks include a pension scheme, travel expenses, company car and healthcare."

"The level of difficulty varies across roles. For more senior positions the company..."

"My interview involved questions about me, and what strengths and weakness were, and..."

"Our stores and head office are efficient in recycling and energy saving (automatic..."

"In my experience, managers have been very accessible. I have worked closely with..."

"Our company is quite multicultural and has a good mix of age groups. There is a good..."

"In my experience there is always an opportunity to progress quickly here. It takes..."

"Our company has two charity partners, Barretstown and Cross Care. We regularly run..."

"Coming directly from the graduate programme and having no industry experience says..."

"Pluses for me are the room for progression and the autonomy in my job. I have the..."

"The working hours can be long."

"Our graduate programme was awarded Best Graduate Programme in the Retail Sector in..."

"Challenging, rewarding, interesting!"

"Lidl is one of the fastest growing retailers and with this comes huge scope for change..."

"I was provided with a structured training programme which outlined clear objectives..."

"Store assistants are hired with no experience and trained and developed."

"I would like more opportunities to work/travel abroad for short periods of time."

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