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ALDI Reviews

Updated 20 October 2018
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ALDI Jason Hart
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  • "Work life balance is not focused on enough" (in 251 reviews)

  • "No Work/life balance, but that makes sense for retail" (in 77 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Louth
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Louth
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ALDI full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Salary, ability to progress, holidays, work life balance, team work, training, flexibility, understanding

    Cons

    None, you work hard but are rewarded and everybody works together

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Store assistant"

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    Former Employee - Store Assistant in Palmerstown Bridge
    Former Employee - Store Assistant in Palmerstown Bridge
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at ALDI full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Salary is 11.50 per hour

    Cons

    Bad management. Putting a lot of pressure on staff.

    Advice to Management

    Manage

  3. "Hard work, great pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ALDI full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours excellent pay varied role

    Cons

    High stress constant pressure tough targets

    Advice to Management

    Treat staff with more respect, decide what you want, ye can't have everything.. High standards wanted with minimal staff


  4. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at ALDI full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good starting salary, bonuses, straight forward job, great colleagues.

    Cons

    No travel expenses, minimal to none opportunities to progress, inexperienced store management, no weekends off, working under pressure.

    Advice to Management

    Give more hours to workers who actually motivated and able to work.


  5. "Generic Post on interview process"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Co. Dublin

    I worked at ALDI part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive salary and benefits, friendly atmosphere overall

    Cons

    Long hours and pressured to work at a high pace constantly


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Avoid if you can help it"

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    Former Employee - Store Assistant in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Former Employee - Store Assistant in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at ALDI full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They pay a decent wage

    Cons

    You are rushed to do everything, they dont care about their staff and you soon learn that all that matters is productivity

    Advice to Management

    There isnt much i can say to management as they also victims of the Aldi way of doing things so they cant help been aweful.


  7. "Salary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ALDI full-time

    Pros

    Great training in all aspects of retail

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Store assistant"

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    Current Employee - Store Assistant in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Current Employee - Store Assistant in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ALDI full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You learn how much you can do.

    Cons

    Hours given arent big enough.

    Advice to Management

    Fight for the people


  9. "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Tullamore, Co. Offaly
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Tullamore, Co. Offaly
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ALDI part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Training, great responsibility given, good Management system, excellent pay, positive work environment and teamwork.
    Employees family commitments and personal situations are taken into consideration by Management.
    It is fast paced and can give you a great buzz of achievement.

    Cons

    Call outs at night. It is very physical and you have to be quite fit. Weekend work and late hours as well as very early mornings.

    Advice to Management

    The only thing that I missed was the opportunity to progress across departments.


  10. "Deputy Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ALDI full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good pay good training good work life balance

    Cons

    Very physical work but you are paid well for it


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