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L'Oréal Reviews

Updated 16 November 2017
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L'Oréal Président-Directeur Général Jean-Paul Agon
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Pros
  • You learn a lot ; lots of trainings (in 56 reviews)

  • There is a great work life balance (in 46 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Training Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Training Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Encourage you to do your job how you see best
    Realistic targets
    Appreciation when you've worked hard
    Great team atmosphere
    Staff shop
    Continual development training

    Cons

    Induction better suited to office employees rather than field staff
    No salary review
    Can sometimes be quite lonely working so independently

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing! Just don't forget about us staff out in the field

    L'Oréal Response

    16 Nov 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Dear colleague, thank you for sharing your positive L'Oréal experience! We're proud to be a learning centric company and it's good to know you work with a great team. Thank you for sharing... More


  2. "ex account manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time

    Pros

    Really understanding team leaders, most of the time

    Cons

    Unequal pay for people who do the same job as one another.

    L'Oréal Response

    16 Nov 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Dear former colleague, thank you for sharing your experience us! Yes, we agree we have some inspirational leaders paving the way forward for our company, we're glad you got to experience good... More


  3. "Good Company to work with .. Excellent Culture and Flexibility"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior SAP Consultant in London, England
    Former Employee - Senior SAP Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Career Progression
    International Exposure
    Good Team across Europe

    Cons

    Too many Projects at the same time

    L'Oréal Response

    28 Oct 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Dear colleague, thank you for sharing your L'Oréal experience! We're so pleased you enjoyed a flourishing iinternational career with us. Indeed, L'Oréal is a place where you can get... More


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  5. "SALES CONSULTANT"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Edinburgh, Scotland

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

    Pros

    Commision is the best part

    Cons

    Hours and days are the worst part

    Advice to Management

    More flexibility would be better

    L'Oréal Response

    28 Oct 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Dear colleague, thank you for sharing your L'Oréal experience! Thank you for your feedback, it helps us understand where we can improve to be a great place to work! All the best, Emma... More


  6. "Loriel"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at L'Oréal part-time

    Pros

    good company to work for, friendly environment

    Cons

    unreasonable hours expected of you

    L'Oréal Response

    6 Nov 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Hi there, thanks for leaving a comment! We're glad you remember L'Oréal as a friendly place to work and wish you the best in your future career pursuits. Best wishes, Emma


  7. "Good school"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Many career opportunities and international mobility

    Cons

    Internal competition might be too intense sometimes

    L'Oréal Response

    21 Oct 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Thank you for sharing your positive thoughts, dear colleague! We are working hard to build a more team driven, collaborative work environment, starting from influence above to ensure that our leaders... More


  8. "BA"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Brand Ambassador in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Brand Ambassador in Manchester, England

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

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for

    Cons

    Being in retail can mean working late hours

    L'Oréal Response

    21 Oct 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Dear colleague. We're really pleased to hear you're happy working with us at L'Oréal! Thank you for your hard work and passion. All the best, team L'Oréal


  9. "Account Manager - Consumer Products Division"

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    Current Employee - National Account Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - National Account Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Dynamic
    Fast-Paced
    Excellent Products that I'm proud to sell
    Competitive Pay
    Market-leading flexible working policy
    Good Social Scene

    Cons

    No autonomy over my own P&L - every single decision has to be signed off by senior management
    VERY internally focused at the expense of time for the customer
    Overfocused on short term turnover at the expense of long term planning/decisions
    Hard to progress above a certain level
    Progression slower than it used to be & slower than a recruiter will promise!

    L'Oréal Response

    3 Nov 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Dear colleague, we're glad to know you're enjoying your first year with us! We love that you're proud of what you sell- it makes motivation come easy, doesn't it! Thank you for your insights into... More


  10. "Employed"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time

    Pros

    Great with Benefits and loyalty

    Cons

    Long hours and lack of home work balance

    L'Oréal Response

    21 Oct 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Dear colleague, thank you for sharing your experience. We're glad to offer our people great benefits - it's well deserved for the amazing work you all do! Please feel free to openly discuss with... More


  11. "Placement Internship at L'Oreal UKI"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time

    Pros

    Amazing and inclusive company culture - clear signs for career progression

    Cons

    Alot of information to take in intially

    L'Oréal Response

    8 Oct 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Dear former intern. We are are very pleased to hear you had a great experience with us. We really pride ourselves in diversity and inclusion, as well as the development of our people- we're glad you... More


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