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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...

"Candidates should not under-estimate the application form, and pay attention to their..."

"Generally, there is a good sense of teamwork and mutual respect amongst colleagues...."

"We are building new offices at the moment because our current offices are far too..."

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

"I am very happy with my basic salary, however I would like an incentive to work towards..."

"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...."

"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..."

"It is not easy to move up the ranks in any company. However, within this company..."

"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..."

"The level of responsibility afforded graduates on the GMDP programme is unparalleled...."

"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, young, and structured!"

"Lidl is one of the fastest growing retailers and with this comes huge scope for change..."

"I was given a training plan on day one and it was reviewed after one month to see..."

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

"Perhaps more spaces on the graduate scheme."

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