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Lidl Reviews

Updated 18 October 2017
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Pros
  • Good Pay - Easy progression (with the right attitude) (in 80 reviews)

  • Sehr gute Bezahlung (mit steigerung der Gehaltsstufe jeweils nach einem Jahr), sehr freundliche Kollegen, gute Entwicklungsm (in 36 reviews)

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  1. "Area Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Area Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Area Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lidl full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent teams within the business

    Cons

    Very demanding but yet rewarding

    Advice to Management

    Work hard, work smart, enjoy our business and don't forget the ones at home.


  2. "Overall Positive experience"

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

    I have been working at Lidl full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed and healthy work environment
    People, there are very nice and helpful

    Cons

    asked to work whenever they need you


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Customer Service Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent pay, really nice coworkers, great teamwork.

    Cons

    Hard work, but time flies and you're team really helps out.

    Advice to Management

    More attention to detail, everything is done so fast there isn't time to put products back in their place or clean the store properly.


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  5. "Mostly good"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Duty Manager in Kingston upon Hull, England
    Current Employee - Duty Manager in Kingston upon Hull, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good wage, fast paced environment

    Cons

    Over worked, can be stressful

    Advice to Management

    Work fast work smart


  6. "ASM"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. If your willing to work hard you will get noticed and appreciation for it.

    Cons

    It's hard work and if you cant handle it there is nowhere to hide.


  7. "Store Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Training structure and pay are brilliant. Discount card. Opportunities to progress career. Dynamic and fast paced not a dull moment.

    Cons

    Expectations can be hard to meet. Management are required to be too hands on at times can be hard to keep up with ever changing and growing company.


  8. "Hard but very rewarding work"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Dover, England
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Dover, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay, great job satisfaction, great employee perks, fair treatment.

    Cons

    Really hard physical work, can be stressful, you really earn your money.


  9. "Great company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Bexhill, England
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Bexhill, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Salary, company car, great team spirit, internal progression opportunities & always learning by mistakes made or from feedback from all employees

    Cons

    Can be tough at times but that's retail

    Advice to Management

    Keep learning from previous mistakes and feedback.


  10. "Great employer!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lidl full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great salary package.
    Structured, supportive training.
    Hard work, great team work to achieve kpi's
    Honest introduction about what the job will be like from day one. Nothing is hidden from you.
    All staff are trained to work in all areas of the store.
    Assistant salary very good with great career prospects.

    Cons

    Hard physical work,but rewarding.
    Instore management need to step up to deliver achievable kpi's.
    Checkouts Operation needs improving.
    All can be improved with the right leadership.


  11. "Selection Desk Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Selection Desk Clerk in Southampton, England
    Former Employee - Selection Desk Clerk in Southampton, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lidl full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lots to Learn, always busy and never a dull moment.

    Cons

    You do not get paid for doing a lot of the manager's tasks. Neither do you get paid or time in lieu for overtime.

    Advice to Management

    Reconsider remuneration for this position. This position is an ideal platform to develop future leaders and retaining committed and capable staff members should be top priority.


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