DHL

Get the inside buzz from graduates at DHL

8.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2017)
"Understanding, helpful, forward-thinking."
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...

"Do research on the company beforehand and prepare some examples for competency-based..."

"As most colleagues live far away from each other, socialising is not easily organised...."

"I work centrally, so I am office based in a relatively nice and new facility. However,..."

"Very flexible regarding the hours I work and the requirements of the work."

"I feel I am reasonably well paid for an entry-level position, though it is perhaps..."

"The pension scheme is extremely good and I also appreciate the opportunity to work..."

"If there was a conflict in your team, how would you resolve it? Why do you want to..."

"I introduced a building-wide recycling initiative that the whole of management helped..."

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

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

"So far it seems that this is very easy to do. If you're right for the role, you will..."

"My role involves month-end trading for one of the biggest DHL contracts, responsible..."

"The large amount of opportunities to not only progress but also to work in different..."

"Day-to-day activities in some roles can be mundane at times."

"We operate in over 220 countries and territories."

"A huge company with great people who support you to drive your own success."

"The scope of opportunities, contrasting placements and company goals."

"Many options for training are offered. However, not so many are nationally accredited...."

"Invest in more efficient IT systems."

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