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Get the inside buzz from graduates at DHL

7.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 16 ratings in 2016)
"A great, multinational logistics company."
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
 

What insiders say about...

"Don't worry so much about the specifics of logistics, know how your skills are relevant..."

"The culture is very open and while the structure and hierarchy is traditional, it..."

"Formal wear Monday to Thursday and dress down Fridays. The office is OK, but it's..."

"Very flexible regarding the hours I work and the requirements of the work."

"It's good pay for a graduate role."

"We get a generous holiday allowance and discounts of high street shops, days out,..."

"Questions in my interview included: Why do you want to join the company? What experience..."

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

"I have found that managers across the company are very accessible and more than willing..."

"As a global business we are very strong on diversity. I have not encountered any..."

"Due to the sheer size of the organisation, you need to remain flexible about where..."

"I work within a project environment which involves matrix-managing people and using..."

"The company takes serious care towards your development. Through regular one-to-one..."

"The size of the organisation can generate a lot of bureaucracy which can slow down..."

"The DHL Supply Chain (UK & Ireland) workforce totals over 40,000 people, working..."

"Fantastic for those seeking career development and excellent benefits."

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

"We're given training courses that are beneficial. Sometimes you are grouped with..."

"It may improve the scheme if the company were to give graduates more input into their..."

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