L'Oréal - Fantastic learning opportunity, though L'Oreal won't be able to function without its interns | Glassdoor.co.uk
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Fantastic learning opportunity, though L'Oreal won't be able to function without its interns"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Hammersmith, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at L'Oréal for more than a year

    Pros

    I worked full time as a Marketing Intern for 1 year from Jul 2015 - Jul 2016 + Regardless of which function you're in, you'll likely be exposed to all areas of the business and have plenty to learn (marketing, commercial and sales, digital, legal, PR, logistics etc.) + Lots of real work and responsibilities and opportunity to make a big impact. + Management and colleagues are very open to your ideas, and don't...

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    Cons

    - The pros above reflect ONLY my experiences, so might not be reflective of your own. I know interns who've had a very different experience, in terms of the difficult of tasks, friendliness of their team, how busy they were, and the impact of their work - Prepared to work really hard under lots of pressure. L'Oreal is like an FMCG on steroids, where you're chasing cycles and the work never stops - The culture of...

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    Advice to Management

    Induct the interns thoroughly into your team so many feel lost in the first month. Encourage them to find out what areas and skills they want to develop early on, and encourage/help them to get in touch with other staff in the company.

    L'Oréal2016-08-18
  1. "Good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic brand benefits. Huge levels of support

    Cons

    High staff turn over in head office. Due to interns. Makes it hard to get things done from the top up sometimes

    L'Oréal2019-06-29
  2. "My experience was not too bad"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Business Planner in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good role to learn commercial side of business

    Cons

    Not seen as senior as it sounds

    L'Oréal2019-07-09

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