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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..."

"I think that the company culture is changing slowly, as the company are realising..."

"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..."

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

"Perks include a pension scheme, travel expenses, company car and healthcare."

"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..."

"The company rewards dedication and hard work with promotion resulting in a very young..."

"Lidl have a Barretstown three year project and Crosscare initiatives."

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

"Everyday you learn something new and are always kept on your toes! You also have..."

"The hours can be quite long and there is sometimes a lull between projects where..."

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

"Fast-paced, young, and structured!"

"We received a presentation from the company whilst I was still in college, outlining..."

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

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