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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Aldi

8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 12 ratings in 2017)
"Tough, professional and fair."
Pros: 
  • The salary is seen as highly competitive compared to other graduate jobs.
  • The culture allows for a lot of cooperation between graduates.
  • There is a high level of autonomy available allowing for freedom in decision-making.
  • Employees are entitled to a generous benefits package.
Cons: 
  • Hours are flexible but can be demanding.
  • The high level of responsibility may be intimidating to some.
  • Some felt that there room for improvement with communication.
  • The training on offer could be more rounded.
Culture
7.9 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
 
Hours
7.8 / 10
 
Salary
9.9 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.5 / 10
 
 
Training
9.1 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"It may sound cliché but be yourself. You must be prepared to sell yourself and your..."

"There's a very flat hierarchy structure meaning that decisions can be made quickly..."

"I have a desk/office space with a computer in all three of my stores and a meeting..."

"It's flexible in terms of our ability to decide on our days off each week and our..."

"I'd say it's very fair."

"There's a high-quality pension, a company car and VHI medical insurance."

"I was asked what I thought an area manager did on a daily basis."

"Energy-saving measures are used within stores."

"We have a yearly performance review. I discuss the figures and performance of an..."

"Aldi is an equal rights employer. There are a number of women working in all positions..."

"As I occupy a senior position at present the promotional opportunities above me are..."

"I'm very satisfied. I travel between stores to supervise and help store managers..."

"It's a very personable company."

"The size of the company means that communication between departments can take some..."

"We're the largest retailer of flowers in Ireland."

"Structured, efficient and reliable."

"I was familiar with the brand and saw it as a professional and target-driven company..."

"We learn first aid, leadership, communication and presentation skills."

"Some small efforts to reduce the pressure would be appreciated."

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