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L'Oréal Reviews

Updated 23 January 2018
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L'Oréal Chief Executive Officer Jean-Paul Agon
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Pros
  • You learn a lot ; lots of trainings (in 60 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 51 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance is a challenge (in 304 reviews)

  • tre le stress et la charge de travail parfois cons (in 87 reviews)

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  1. "Account manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time

    Pros

    commission free products salary customers

    Cons

    targets sales managers hours makeup

    L'Oréal Response

    17 Dec 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Dear former colleague, thank you for sharing your experience on Glassdoor! You're right, having free products from our 35 brands is a real treat, as hard work should be generously rewarded, right? We... More


  2. "Key Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time

    Pros

    Marketing and Sales Teams of top quality

    Cons

    None that i would mention at this point

    L'Oréal Response

    18 Jan 2018 – DM

    Thank you so much for sharing your experience on Glassdoor! We wish you the best for the future, hoping you will keep the connection with the #weareloreal community! Have a very pleasant day, Carole


  3. "Challenging but fun place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, lots of opportunity to take ownership of projects and grow.

    Cons

    Very fast pace environment which things often change last minute and you have to adapt quickly. This may not be suited for everyone


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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to work"

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    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 your... More


  6. "ex account manager"

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    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


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

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    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 involved in lots... More


  8. "SALES CONSULTANT"

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    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


  9. "Loriel"

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    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


  10. "Good school"

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    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


  11. "BA"

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    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


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