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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...

"Go to one of the stores. Look at it from the point of view of the department within..."

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

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

"My normal working day is from 8:00am to 6:00pm. There is flexi-time in place whereby..."

"The benefits at Lidl are unrivalled in the retail industry, in my opinion."

"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..."

"What motivates you? Tell me about your qualifications? What can you bring to Lidl?..."

"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..."

"A large number of positions that become available in the company are offered internally..."

"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..."

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

"The company remains somewhat hierarchical, although this does seem to be actively..."

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

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

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

"I was provided with a structured training programme which outlined clear objectives..."

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

"Perhaps more spaces on the graduate scheme."

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