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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...

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

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

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

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

"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..."

"Initially you must complete an application form. Then, successful candidates were..."

"My interview involved questions about me, and what strengths and weakness were, and..."

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

"This is something that struck me from the beginning. All members of management are..."

"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..."

"We work with Cancer Focus NI, Crosscare and Barretstown. I am a Barretstown Buddy..."

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

"The opportunities for career progression and the level of responsibility given to..."

"Sometimes the workload seems too heavy at times."

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

"Ambitious, hardworking, and progressive!"

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

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

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

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

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