Get the inside buzz from graduates at DHL

7.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 16 ratings in 2016)
"Efficient. Well structured. Demanding yet rewarding."
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.
  • 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, 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.
Culture
6.9 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.3 / 10
 
Hours
8.9 / 10
 
Salary
6.9 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.6 / 10
 
 
Training
7.5 / 10
 

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"I feel I am paid fairly for the work undertaken."

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

"Understanding, helpful, forward-thinking."

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