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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Lidl

8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2014)
"Ambitious, hardworking, and progressive!"
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...."

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

"My official work hours are from 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Thursdays, and 8:00am..."

"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..."

"The interviewer creates a scenario and you then answers questions around the scenario,..."

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

"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..."

"I am responsible for all of the assortment layouts in Ireland and Northern Ireland...."

"Pluses for me are the room for progression and the autonomy in my job. I have the..."

"The working hours can be long."

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

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

"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..."

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

"I would like more opportunities to work/travel abroad for short periods of time."

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