DHL Supply Chain

Get the inside buzz from graduates at DHL

8.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2017)
"A good company to work for that treats employees well."
Culture
7.1 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.5 / 10
 
Hours
8.3 / 10
 
Salary
6.7 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.9 / 10
 
 
Training
7.5 / 10
 

Pros

  • Graduates work with friendly and down-to-earth people in environments where there isn’t a strictly enforced hierarchy.
  • There are a large number of development and training opportunities on offer.
  • There are many opportunities for advancement in the company, both at home and abroad.
  • DHL is flexible when it comes to hours and employees are trusted to work independently.

Cons

  • Graduates may be required to relocate for their role, which may not suit everyone.
  • As with many large organisations, things can take a long time to be processed.
  • Some facilities and offices could benefit from being updated.
  • Some training programmes could benefit from a little more structure and transparency.

What insiders say about...

"Read about the company (website, annual report etc). Practise interviews with somebody..."

"We have a dedicated communications officer on site who always ensures that there..."

"The office depends on the location. Some offices look very nice, are well organised..."

"Typical office hours with some occasional requirements for overtime at peak times...."

"The starting salary is good. I haven't had an increase yet but there will be a salary..."

"I get a good pension contribution from my employer. We also get access to a number..."

"I was asked for examples of when I'd worked in a team, how I'd overcome a big challenge..."

"There's been investment in green vehicles and attempts to make it easier for customers..."

"While it obviously depends on the individual, managers are by and large very open..."

"As a global business we are very strong on diversity. I have not encountered any..."

"Graduates come in at a higher level, which is positive. Expect to move up a rank..."

"When the work is there, it's interesting, challenging and engaging. However, it goes..."

"Variety of experience and the vast amount of locations - meaning movement is relatively..."

"There's a lot of red tape and bureaucracy, particularly in finance."

"They handle 80% of the goods that are sold on Oxford street."

"A market leader in third party logistics."

"I chose DHL as I had previously worked there as a placement student, thoroughly enjoyed..."

"All graduates are put on a training programme that covers project management, leadership,..."

"Having a couple more check-ups throughout the year by the graduate recruitment team..."

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