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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..."

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

"I find the office space to be slightly crowded with few facilities - small canteens,..."

"We have recently changed our working times to flexi-time. We are given an average..."

"As far as I am aware we do not receive any bonuses, but the level of pay seem to..."

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

"The level of difficulty varies across roles. For more senior positions the company..."

"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..."

"I have found that managers are easily approachable and honest open feedback is regularly..."

"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..."

"The location of the Head Office in Newbridge can be awkward."

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

"Lidl give opportunities to younger staff that other companies might not!"

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

"A training manual is distributed to the company listing all the training available..."

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

"I would include a couple of days in the training plan to sit with each department..."

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