L'Oréal - Get ready to defend working at L'Oreal when you want to leave! | Glassdoor.co.uk
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    "Get ready to defend working at L'Oreal when you want to leave!"

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    Former Employee - Senior National Account Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Product discounts and adhoc staff sales - Given responsibility early on - Open plan team seating, very few behind glass doors

    Cons

    Where to begin... The teams are extremely low on headcount, to the point where flexible/home working had to be brought in a few years ago and this has been readily jumped to try and escape 60 hour weeks (which were and still are the norm). I've had colleagues who have constructively complained about the working hours effectively managed out of the company for being "inefficient". Everyone knew what was happening so it...

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    Advice to Management

    Try to give your sales teams more choice in what they do in terms of commercial planning - having a junior product manager telling a SNAM or Business Controller what to do in this field will only ever lead to conflict. Remember that you're employing a young team who do actually want to experience London life during the week. Think retention! The churn rate at L'Oreal is ridiculous and it feels like people are leaving...

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    L'Oréal2018-07-21
  1. "Good company"

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    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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    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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