Zalando Reviews

Updated 9 Jul 2020

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3.4
61%
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72%
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Zalando CEO Robert Gentz
Robert Gentz
306 Ratings
Pros
  • "The work life balance is great and I have never been pressured to work out of hours or weekends in my time here(in 46 reviews)

  • "flexible work environment and based on commission(in 45 reviews)

Cons
  • "My Team lead salary was 70K or less(in 18 reviews)

  • "Low salary for the amount of work(in 13 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great company if you can cope with a lot of structure/processes"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Engineering in Berlin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zalando full-time

    Pros

    Fairness, transparency, customer focus, compliance culture, emphasis on inclusion.

    Cons

    Lots of paper work. Long meetings. This depends heavily on your role and team, however.

  2. "Great company with great work life balance and great benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Automation Test Engineer in Berlin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance Work culture Learning opportunities Latest technology Zalando discount

    Cons

    There is no vision for long term.

    Zalando Response

    July 10, 2020Employer Branding Specialist

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We appreciate your input and hope you will continue learning and enjoying your experience at Zalando.

  3. "Good company to grow with"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Key Account Manager in Berlin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good career growth and promotion opportunities

    Cons

    Very young at management level and below showing inexperience and immaturity

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  4. "Great Company To Work For"

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

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

    Pros

    Good benefits & salary Fast moving Opportunity to grow & develop your career Good community Opportunity to travel Great discount for online site

    Cons

    I don't have any yet :)

  5. "A successful company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    cutting edge technology, great architectural challenges, good culture

    Cons

    as nos collaborative environment as it needs.

  6. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berlin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company culture is great. You get to work with amazing talent.

    Cons

    It is less entrepreneurial than a couple of years ago, although still very much for it’s size Some part of the organization work too much in silos.

  7. "Pretty good work place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Scientist in Berlin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Zalando full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working hour with working from home option. Employee discount on products.

    Cons

    Too many meetings. Performance review very tedious.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Great job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary, good employee benefits and conditions

    Cons

    leadership could have been better

    Zalando Response

    June 30, 2020Employer Branding Specialist

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We appreciate your input and hope you will continue having a great experience at Zalando. Wishing you all the best and continued success in your role!

  9. "Chaotic but growing"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Berlin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Growth,young culture,flexible mindest,challenging job, high leadership growth

    Cons

    Unorganized,very bad Human resources and people team

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Join for an Work-Life balance & Continuous improvement"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Berlin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Harmonious work culture. Good Paymaster. You will find many opportuniies to learn and develop. All perks of a BIG 4 organization. They hire talent with best behavioural aspects. You will come across very talented Team mates who are willing to corporate always.

    Cons

    Rewards and recognition system is not in place e.g on the spot awards to motivate or reward the employees.

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    Zalando Response

    June 30, 2020Employer Branding Specialist

    Thank you for taking the time to write a thoughtful review. It's great to see you highlight opportunities for continuous learning and development, working with talented team mates and great work-life balance as particularly positives. We'll ensure your feedback points about rewards and recognition will be passed on to the respective teams. We hope you continue enjoy your experience at Zalando and wish you continued success!

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