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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2014)
"Challenging, rewarding, interesting!"
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...

"Go to one of the stores. Look at it from the point of view of the department within..."

"Generally, there is a good sense of teamwork and mutual respect amongst colleagues...."

"I find the office space to be slightly crowded with few facilities - small canteens,..."

"Lidl have recently introduced flexible start/finish times which is extremely beneficial..."

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

"Our company perks are pension, health plan, company car and mobile phone (in some..."

"Initially you must complete an application form. Then, successful candidates were..."

"I was asked how I would find the store training, where I saw myself in five years,..."

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

"I have found that managers are easily approachable and honest open feedback is regularly..."

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

"The company rewards dedication and hard work with promotion resulting in a very young..."

"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..."

"The level of responsibility afforded graduates on the GMDP programme is unparalleled...."

"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..."

"Supportive, exciting, challenging, rewarding, progression!"

"We received a presentation from the company whilst I was still in college, outlining..."

"I spent six months in store doing sales training, six months on the IT service desk,..."

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

"Perhaps more spaces on the graduate scheme."

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