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Lidl Reviews

Updated 19 Sep 2019

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Found 461 reviews

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43%
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Lidl CEO Christian Härtnagel  (no image)
Christian Härtnagel
86 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, flexible working, opportunities(in 167 reviews)

  • "good salary developed people very fast if they see potential(in 59 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance is not the greatest but then time can be taken back at a later date if you work more hours(in 131 reviews)

  • "You work very long hours (approx(in 131 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (3)

    "Amazing when working with the right team"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They look after the team and great opportunities to progress

    Cons

    Hard work but still well rewarded

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

    Lidl2019-03-29

    Lidl Response

    May 22, 2019Employer Brand Team

    Thank you for your positive review - it's great to hear you're happy working with us. Our success wouldn't be possible without the hard work of you and your team. Thanks again and keep up the great work. - Team Lidl GB

  2. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Great Yarmouth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great pay, good team work,

    Cons

    Sometimes Long hours, very fast paced..

    Lidl2019-09-10
  3. "Fun if you love retail but hard work with high expectations."

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    Current Employee - Deputy Store Manager in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good holidays, good benefits, meet good people.

    Cons

    Not a great deal of care for employees, difficult work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Push for more staff requests for work life balance

    Lidl2019-09-19
  4. "Overall hard work"

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    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Ilford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good pay Alot of banter If you have the right time

    Cons

    Hard work you have to do everything bakery cleaning delivery tills and clean toilets

    Advice to Management

    Dont put too much pressure on staff

    Lidl2019-09-14
  5. "OK but hard"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Plymstock, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lidl full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some nice people, simple work,

    Cons

    Extremely hard work, definitely earn your money

    Lidl2019-08-24
  6. "Busy but enjoyable"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly staff, good pay, staff discount

    Cons

    Expected to work when suits business

    Advice to Management

    For management at Southampton: Keep up good work

    Lidl2019-08-23
  7. "All good"

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    Current Employee - Customer Sales Assistant in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary friendly staff lidl staff discount benefits pension scheme 30 mins break when working over 4 hours the welcome event for new starters the training programme LEON for learning everything you need to know about Lidl and learning everything to do the job properly which is done with a learning mentor for 2 weeks and a Pay rise every year start on £9.50 for sales assistant Holidays increase 1 day a year until you... have a total of 35 days a year.

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    Cons

    No cons to mention really

    Advice to Management

    N/A

    Lidl2019-08-22
  8. "Business let down by management and culture"

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    Current Employee - Property Consultant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Busy company and expanding quickly

    Cons

    Incompetent managers, bad development, old school management style, inflexible

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff and look after them better

    Lidl2019-09-06
  9. "i am Agriculture consultant organic farming"

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    Former Employee - Agriculture in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lidl full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    There is a need of organic farming in future

    Cons

    shortage of land and poor weather

    Advice to Management

    this job need me

    Lidl2019-08-21
  10. "Dynamic job"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service in Leatherhead, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good team and interesting experience

    Cons

    Late shifts sometime have to stay longer

    Advice to Management

    Good management

    Lidl2019-08-19
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