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Updated 8 Jan 2020

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3.7
75%
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90%
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L'Oréal Chief Executive Officer Jean-Paul Agon
Jean-Paul Agon
1,192 Ratings
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  1. "Inspiring Leaders and Exceptional Brands"

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    Current Employee - Senior Retail Brand Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Creative and Inspiring Leaders Great Team Spirit Good Social Events & Product Perks

    Cons

    Long Hours Focus on Aesthetics over content quality Salary not as competitive as other leading FMCG

    L'Oréal2019-12-20
  2. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Supply Chain Graduate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Good Salary - Skilled teams - Good career progression

    Cons

    Lack of built up process is great in some senses but does mean can feel disorganised at times

    L'Oréal2019-12-23
  3. "Fast paced learning"

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    Former Employee - Senior Brand Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Full focus on consumers and the power of brands Fun, passionate people around to motivate Steep learning curve from the outset Innovative thinking environment lends itself to achieving strong results

    Cons

    Sometimes excessive pressure and focus on the minor details that don't shift business performance Passion sometimes turns to overly emotional aggression from senior leaders

    Advice to Management

    Consider the international mindset of employees that want to travel within the company Focus on better gender equality at senior level Give more global visibility to each local market

    L'Oréal2019-12-07
  4. "Senior product manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager 

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Entrepreneurship creativity . Happy to work with smart people

    Cons

    Long working hours can’t make life and work balance

    L'Oréal2019-11-02
  5. "n/a"

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain Graduate Trainee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, good learning experience

    Cons

    Not a lot of responsibility at the start

    L'Oréal2019-10-21
  6. Helpful (2)

    "Stressful, undervalued, Sometimes rewarding, but great experience!"

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    Former Employee - Intern in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - real responsibility from day 1 - big project/brand involvement - exposure to senior staff - good hands-on experience for when moving onto other companies - name looks good on CV

    Cons

    - undervalued - treated very differently to full time staff (treated as a contractor) - expected to give ideas and pressured to do all the work but then not recognised when pulled off, praise is given to managers which can be demotivating - very limited progression to graduate scheme with lots of pressure to do way over and above job role which is already a vast work load - little support from HR as they are busy recruiting next interns

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    L'Oréal2019-10-08
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing Internship"

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    Former Employee - Intern Marketing in Hammersmith, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing name to have on your CV, lots of responsibility in the role, great company benefits, amazing training and up-skilling oppourtunities

    Cons

    lots of workplace politics and passive aggression within the team, hardly any support from manager to progress in company, high labour turnover of colleagues, generally disorganised at times, had to work massive amounts of over time

    Advice to Management

    support your team more, have weekly meetings, guide them to achieve their goals for progression

    L'Oréal2019-10-08
  8. "Hard, fast, fun, full on"

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    Current Employee - Senior Brand Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing brands, big budgets, sociable culture

    Cons

    Long hours, high pressure, archaic technology, soulless office

    L'Oréal2019-10-10
  9. Helpful (3)

    "Bullying is rife"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, great brands, dynamic people to work with, fast paced and ever changing - no day is the same.

    Cons

    ‘In with the right crowd’ culture to be promoted, bullying tactics by senior staff, HR unable to help, your word against theirs, time in company is used to ‘protect’ a person meaning they can act however they choose.

    Advice to Management

    Stop promoting people without management training.

    L'Oréal2019-09-22
  10. "Impossible Workload"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Assistant in Hammersmith, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice group of people and work is varied and exciting.

    Cons

    So much work it's hard to complete any task to the level you'd like.

    Advice to Management

    More support needed and guidance

    L'Oréal2019-09-23
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