DHL

Get the inside buzz from graduates at DHL

8.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2017)
"Efficient. Well structured. Demanding yet rewarding."
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...

"Competency-based interviews mostly, as well as assessment centres. Prepare by practising..."

"The company does not have a consistent culture due to its involvement across many..."

"The majority of the offices are quite outdated but some that I've seen (brand new..."

"I'm required to work a standard 9.00 am to 5.00 pm day with some flexibility for..."

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

"I get a good pension contribution from my employer. We also get access to a number..."

"A lot of questions were about my experiences and how they related to the company...."

"The company is very committed to reducing its carbon footprint as much possible."

"It's very good but depends on the person really. Most people I meet are very helpful..."

"It's a very diverse company with lots of signs and diversity events showing how proud..."

"It's easy to get stuck in a certain position but, at the same time, if you seek out..."

"My team always pushes me by assigning me many tasks that stretch me and push me outside..."

"The people in my department are the best thing about working here. The flexibility..."

"There's a lot of red tape and bureaucracy, particularly in finance."

"DHL have a disaster response unit that are called into action whenever there is an..."

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

"The opportunities and the experience it was going to give me. DHL opens many doors..."

"Quite a lot of development is in the form of on-the-job training - something that..."

"More interactive sessions between the graduates."

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