DHL

Get the inside buzz from graduates at DHL

8.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2017)
"A leading company in its field with a strong vision."
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...

"Show your passion and enthusiasm for the business, as well as your ambitions for..."

"Colleagues are all very friendly and often socialise together. Senior management..."

"This is entirely dependent on the contract. The dress code is casual in warehouses..."

"Very flexible but they do depend on the operation or function that you're based in...."

"The salary is a good starting point. The pension fund starts low but has the potential..."

"We can claim 45p a mile for business mileage and the company car scheme has some..."

"There were the standard interview questions on my previous accomplishments."

"We have whole sectors of our business focused on improving our own and our customers'..."

"Most managers are really good. Senior managers are usually great communicators, highly..."

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

"It very much depends on the site and contract you are on. As long as you work hard..."

"The quality of work was a bit slow and not very challenging to begin with. Now that..."

"The career prospects and opportunities after the graduate programme. You get real..."

"Communication is sometimes not as good as it could be."

"DHL reaches even the most remote locations. This does mean that sometimes even a..."

"A good company to work for that treats employees well."

"I had heard many good things about the scheme, the company and its benefits so I..."

"The training for graduates has been spread across the two years, which I think is..."

"I think the company should ensure there is a specific role for each graduate before..."

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