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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..."

"I have found there to be a very good atmosphere in Head Office. The Great Place to..."

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

"We have recently changed our working times to flexi-time. We are given an average..."

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

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

"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..."

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

"We work with Cancer Focus NI, Crosscare and Barretstown. I am a Barretstown Buddy..."

"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 location of the Head Office in Newbridge can be awkward."

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

"Fast-paced, hard-working, diverse!"

"Lidl's structured graduate programme appealed to me, and I also really like how young..."

"The company has provided me with the opportunity to developed my personal skills..."

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

"Perhaps more spaces on the graduate scheme."

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