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L'Oréal Canada Reviews

Updated 26 January 2019
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Pros
  • "Learn a lot and are given a lot of responsibility" (in 72 reviews)

  • "In addition Senior management is focused on ensuring their employees can maintain a work/life balance and utilize the work from home policy" (in 61 reviews)

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  1. "SAP FICO Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time

    Pros

    If you want challenges, this is the place to work.

    Cons

    I have no comments on this so far

    L'Oréal Response

    17 Jan 2019 – Digital content and Engagement Manager

    Dear Colleague, thank you for your feedback.
    Have a great time ahead at L'Oréal.
    Best, Ana


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Anonymous"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Amazing career opportunities
    -Strong leadership
    -Ability to be entrepreneurial
    -Ability to learn from very smart people

    Cons

    Workload at times can be very demanding. Learning opportunities can be limited depending on the function you work in.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in your talented people.

  3. Helpful (3)

    "Good, but not for everyone"

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    Current Employee - Finance in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Finance in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Everyday is different, quick possibility of evolution, possibility to create your own role in the organization - entrepreneurial spirit

    Cons

    Chaos - no procedures and lack of clear responsibilities, guidelines. Expect unexpected frustrating late night work for un-necessary reasons


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Retail Sales Coordinator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Coordinator in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Coordinator in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - The culture is amazing.
    - French mentality - Work Hard, Play Hard Vibe.
    - A lot of passionate people working there.
    - You are given the opportunity to innovate and turn your ideas into reality.
    - Your day is always different, and you learn something new all the time.
    - L'Oréal is always thinking ahead of the curve.
    - It's been 4 months I started working there, and I love it like day 1 if not more.

    Cons

    Some people don't know how to handle pressure and they transfer unnecessary stress to others. Learning to become immune to secondhand stress is very important.

    Advice to Management

    Continue the amazing work! The hiring process was fast and HR was very helpful and nice!!


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Business development manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities to grow and to have a great carrer

    Cons

    Work load is really heavy


  6. "Trade marketing manager"

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    Former Employee - Trade Marketing Manager in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Trade Marketing Manager in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    work/smart program, ability to buy stock, flexible hours

    Cons

    Difficult for advancement, they dont like you, you dont moce

    L'Oréal Response

    29 Jun 2018 – L'Oréal Talent Team

    Dear former colleague,
    Thanks to your review .
    It is true L’Oréal has a Worldwide Profit Sharing (WPS) program which gives employees a share of the success in their country. We call it your 13th... More


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Key Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    L'Oréal has great brands to work with and will offer you difficult challenges to work on.

    Cons

    The team dynamics is toxic, not set up for success. The competition between teams, the fact that everyone is stretched and stressed, A lot of managers are promoted too quickly without being ready to lead people, which results in a bad team spirit.

    Advice to Management

    Bring in a growth mindset to help individuals work better together and stop being protective and defensive.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Avoid at all costs"

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    Former Employee - E-Commerce Analyst in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - E-Commerce Analyst in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Worldwide company
    Leading cosmetics company
    Notorious
    International
    Nothing.
    Not much else to say.

    Cons

    Segregation between full-time/part-time employees
    Segregation between unionized/non-unionized employees
    They prioritize seniority over actual competencies and knowledge.
    HR is completely opaque, not transparent at all with their promises or communications.
    Not many opportunities to grow.
    They expect free overtime.
    Completely unorganized, very few actual processes in place.
    Senior employees routinely bully newer employees, while HR and upper management looks the other way.
    Terrible culture. A lot of gossiping and rumour spreading.

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent and treat your employees like people.
    Put in place actual processes to ensure uniform work from all departments.

    L'Oréal Response

    7 Jun 2018 – Talent Acquisition Director

    Dear former colleague,
    Thank you for sharing your review. We do appreciate your feedback with regards to what you have encountered during your time amongst us. Transparency is a key focus at... More


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing Assistant"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Marketing Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Great starting salary
    - Fun and open environment
    - If you have passion for the industry, you will be amazed at what goes on behind the scenes
    - Option to work from home during the year
    - Finish at 3pm on Fridays in the fall/winter and 12:30pm on Fridays in the summer
    - Great benefits

    Cons

    - Barely anyone finished at 5pm -- Sometimes you notice, sometimes you don't. But it evens out when you get to leave early on Fridays, so there's no complaining there. If you love your team, staying later isn't as bad as people make it seem.

    L'Oréal Response

    16 Apr 2018 – L'Oréal Talent Team

    Dear colleague ,
    Thanks for sharing your great feedback. We are glad you really define exactely what the journey with l’oréal is like . When passionate and amazing people come together as Team, the... More


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Fast-moving & Challenging but mostly nurturing"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Trainee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Commercial Trainee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Dynamic team
    Wide range of potential growth
    Young culture
    Several projects conducted simultaneously

    Cons

    Big business also means slow operational change in time of need

    L'Oréal Response

    5 Apr 2018 – L'Oréal Talent Team

    Dear Colleague, thanks for taking time to share your feedback. We are glad that you are experiencing some positives. Our cuture is to share the beauty with all and empower billions of people to be... More


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