Get the inside buzz from graduates at DHL

8.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2017)
"Leading logistics provider across the globe."
7.1 / 10
Offices & Dress
6.5 / 10
8.3 / 10
6.7 / 10
8.9 / 10
7.5 / 10


  • 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.


  • 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...

"The application process was thorough and involved my CV, an application form, online..."

"The hierarchy is very small within my team so it's great that I can easily build..."

"Formal wear Monday to Thursday and dress down Fridays. The office is OK, but it's..."

"I work rotating shifts so my hours are either 6.30 am to 3.30 pm or 2.30 pm to 11.30..."

"It was originally reflective of experience and skills. However, it is now somewhat..."

"The pension scheme is very good here and all expenses are covered if you are visiting..."

"I was asked questions about leadership and overcoming difficult personalities. I..."

"The company has pledged to become carbon zero by 2050, which will be a huge feat..."

"The line manager I was assigned hasn't been especially active. However, I have been..."

"The business is quite heavily male-dominated (particularly in operations), but otherwise..."

"Decent possibilities for moving up if you are willing to relocate."

"I've worked on project management in a variety of departments within my site."

"The great scope for career progression and wide range of sectors means we don't even..."

"Sometimes things can take a long time to be processed due to it being such a large..."

"They use elephants to transport items in Africa."

"Leading logistics provider across the globe."

"I knew that DHL was the largest contract logistics supplier to the world and that..."

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

"I would love a company car or a contribution towards a car. These can be expensive..."

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