Lidl Reviews

Updated 2 Jul 2020

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3.4
58%
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73%
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Lidl Chief Executive Christian Härtnagel
Christian Härtnagel
126 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and good training given(in 246 reviews)

  • "Good salary, good career opportunities, good place to be part of a team(in 67 reviews)

Cons
  • "Working long hours maybe 6 days a week(in 173 reviews)

  • "Hard work but still well rewarded(in 66 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Internal development and progression, great values in coaching and training!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Specialist in Peterborough, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Comprehensive training plans - Great level of autonomy within roles - Strong one team culture - Open communications within departments and regions

    Cons

    People lead business which is fantastic, but IT systems could be more advanced.

    Lidl Response

    June 23, 2020Employer Brand Team

    Thanks for leaving a review. It's great to hear you enjoy being part of the team at Lidl. Thanks for all your hard work! - Corina, Lidl GB

  2. "Good"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lidl part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, good staff, great place to work and benefits

    Cons

    Long shifts, less breaks, little time to do jobs, can start one thing and move to next

  3. "A Fantastic Career a Lidl Less Ordinary"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Recruitment Manager in Newton Aycliffe, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people Job security Training and Development opportunities

    Cons

    There aren't many cons, the biggest for me would the IT systems we use.

  4. "Excellent opportunities, supportive, expanding!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiting Coordinator in Durham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Progression opportunities, benefits, wages, training

    Cons

    Outdated IT systems in some areas of the business

  5. "fab company!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Doncaster, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time

    Pros

    Look after you and pay is brilliant

    Cons

    Have to move locations for promotion

    Lidl Response

    June 30, 2020Employer Brand Team

    Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! It's great to hear you enjoy working at Lidl and you would recommend us overall. Thanks again and keep up the good work! - Corina, Lidl GB

  6. "Good money but you do work for it"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Whitton, London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Good pay - good managers

    Cons

    - sometimes overworked - breaks are short

    Lidl Response

    June 30, 2020Employer Brand Team

    Thank you for your review and all your hard work! It's great to hear that you are happy working at Lidl! - Corina, Lidl GB

  7. "'A Career a Lidl less ordinary'"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Recruitment Manager in Doncaster, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time

    Pros

    Great Pay & Benefits Development Opportunities Well known Brand Always busy

    Cons

    Fast paced and busy - so not for the faint hearted Everything is led by International so it is hard to make changes with impact quickly Some teams have restricted progression routes

    Lidl Response

    June 23, 2020Employer Brand Team

    It's great to hear you're enjoying working with us and you would recommend Lidl overall! Thank you for leaving a review and for all your hard work, we really appreciate it. Keep up the good work! - Corina, Lidl GB

  8. "Great place to work, with great work life balance"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Wimbledon, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Development opportunities Work life balance Supported by management Interdepartmental collaboration Benefits

    Cons

    Some of the technology is outdated

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    Lidl Response

    June 23, 2020Employer Brand Team

    Thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for all your hard work! We're glad to hear you're happy working at Lidl. Keep up the good work! - Corina, Lidl GB

  9. "Great company with great opportunities"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great support and development within the business Colleagues across departments are knowledgeable, helpful and collaborative which creates a positive working environment Good work life balance Lidl is a growing company which is important during this current climate

    Cons

    Nothing - if you have a suggestion you can voice your ideas to management

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    Lidl Response

    June 23, 2020Employer Brand Team

    Thanks for leaving a review and all your hard work! Your insight really helps us to ensure that we're on the right track as an employer. Keep up the good work! - Corina, Lidl GB

  10. "Good company, secure job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Team Manager in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time

    Pros

    Reasonable pay, secure job in an expanding company

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours, over-emphasis on recruiting graduates rather than promoting from within

    Lidl Response

    June 23, 2020Employer Brand Team

    Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, it's great to hear that you're happy at Lidl and would recommend Lidl overall. Thanks again and keep up the good work! - Corina, Lidl GB

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