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."
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 is typically an online form followed by phone interview and..."

"The culture of DHL is hard to describe as the company is so vast and there are so..."

"The logistics industry is not renowned for its fantastic office spaces. It differs..."

"Hours are good, depending on your role. If you are office based (working on projects..."

"The initial starting salary is above average. Annual wage rises are below inflation..."

"I can send parcels or items via the DHL Express area of the business at a discount...."

"I was asked: Where do you see yourself in five years/What is your five year plan?..."

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

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

"Everyone signs a diversity and respect at work policy. Any unwelcome comments are..."

"I think once you have built enough experience in supply chain/logistics it is easy..."

"I have a mixture of interesting and less interesting tasks. Quite a lot of my work..."

"DHL provides a lot of opportunities to progress and to experience different aspects..."

"Communication can be difficult at times given the size of the company, especially..."

"Every can of Carling in the UK has been in our central depot."

"Fair, diverse and engaging."

"A large employer brings many opportunities. DHL is an industry leader in a field..."

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

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

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