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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 and familiarise yourself with the company principles. Plus,..."

"I think that the company culture is changing slowly, as the company are realising..."

"My department is a test department for our New Way Of Working office, which we will..."

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

"I am very happy with my basic salary, however I would like an incentive to work towards..."

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

"Lidl look for high quality applicants who can show their potential. Dependent on..."

"What motivates you? Tell me about your qualifications? What can you bring to Lidl?..."

"In the last year, in my department, we have gone paperless where possible."

"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..."

"It is not easy to move up the ranks in any company. However, within this company..."

"Lidl have a Barretstown three year project and Crosscare initiatives."

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

"You are given a great amount of responsibility for tasks, and opportunities for training..."

"The company remains somewhat hierarchical, although this does seem to be actively..."

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

"Fast-paced, young, and structured!"

"I chose Lidl for the career progression, training and development and the diversity..."

"I was given a training plan on day one and it was reviewed after one month to see..."

"We have the Retail Management Degree Programme which pays for students to obtain..."

"Perhaps more spaces on the graduate scheme."

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