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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...

"Research the company, and also research the part of the business you wish to join,..."

"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..."

"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..."

"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..."

"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 Lidl there are many promotional possibilities and horizontal movement is also..."

"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..."

"Everyday you learn something new and are always kept on your toes! You also have..."

"The hours can be quite long and there is sometimes a lull between projects where..."

"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..."

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

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

"Lidl separated the store training from the department training, but I believe that..."

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