Get the inside buzz from graduates at DHL

7.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 16 ratings in 2016)
"Focus, connection and growth."
6.9 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.3 / 10
8.9 / 10
6.9 / 10
8.6 / 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.
  • 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, graduates are likely to encounter a fair amount of bureaucracy.
  • London salaries are not increased to match the increased cost of living.
  • Some training programmes could benefit from a little more structure and transparency.

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"There's little focus on feedback but there are reviews every quarter. How accessible..."

"The company is very good in this regard. Annual diversity day celebrations are held..."

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"I'm currently working in support of a major global manufacturing supply chain contract...."

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

"Sometimes there is a lack of formal organisation about what my training programme..."

"DHL stands for Dalsey, Hillbolm and Lynn - The founders."

"Global, strategic, opportunistic and long standing."

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"Currently I have improved my people management, project management and presentation..."

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