Lidl Reviews

Updated 2 Jul 2020

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3.3
57%
Recommend to a Friend
71%
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Lidl CEO Ignazio Paterno (no image)
Ignazio Paterno
23 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)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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

  2. "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.

  3. "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    Outdated IT systems in some areas of the business

  4. "fab company!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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

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

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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

  6. "Nice place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Varna

    I worked at Lidl full-time

    Pros

    Good organisation, teamwork, good management

    Cons

    I did not find any.

  7. "Fast paced with a lot of responsibility"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lidl full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A great company for career development

    Cons

    The workload can be too much if you are not used to fast paced environments

  8. "'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

  9. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Waterford

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

    Pros

    Great teams to work with and work is varied and enjoyable. Unsociable hours bonus and Sunday/Bank Hol bonus

    Cons

    Stores vary - some larger stores have less work to be completed as there are more staff. whereas smaller stores have less staff and more work and more variety.

  10. "Review Headline"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Floor Staff in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is a business that pays money

    Cons

    Not as much as you want

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