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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Lidl

8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 11 ratings in 2014)
"Fast-paced, young, and structured!"
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 familiarise yourself with the company principles. Plus,..."

"My department is very much a team oriented department, in which we are all working..."

"In my department, dress code is corporate casual, i.e. no ties for men. The office..."

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

"Throughout the business I feel that employees are extremely well paid for what they..."

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

"I was initially hired as a trainee store manager and so I was assessed on that basis...."

"Questions included: what are your strengths and weaknesses? Why do you want to work..."

"In the last year, in my department, we have gone paperless where possible."

"I have only had one manager since starting, but I am satisfied with the manager I..."

"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..."

"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..."

"Lidl give you lots of responsibility from the beginning. You are treated with respect..."

"Sometimes we are left to our own devices which may be a good thing for some people,..."

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

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

"I chose Lidl for the career progression, training and development and the diversity..."

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

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

"Perhaps more spaces on the graduate scheme."

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