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- "There is no work/life balance and you almost assume that the unrealistic targets are to set you up for failure." (in 400 reviews)
- "Believes they are 'agile' but realistically this means a lack of direction and poor management." (in 268 reviews)
- "Low salaries and a lot of presentations for each purpose" (in 238 reviews)
- "Long hours but it is individual choice due to flexible working style and not forced by company" (in 207 reviews)
- "Bad managers." (in 138 reviews)
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- 1.0Feb 13, 2015Senior National Account ManagerCurrent Employee, more than 3 years
+ Job moves happen frequently due to people leaving so there's always something new to get stuck into + Agile working means that you can work out of the office once in a while + Lots of NPD and new initiatives to keep you busy + Ambitious individuals
- Long working hours. Most of sales do a 10 hour day as a minimum and this is only getting longer (I usually start at 8/8:30am and finish at 7pm), meaning I'm too tired most nights to socialise and switch off. Sales contracts are 35 hours per week... - Management are very slow to make decisions and often seem to be looking out for themselves by wanting a large amount of information. This can mean that we annoy the retailers and miss opportunities - More concerned with market share than profit - Low pay for the market (between £5k and £10k less compared to our competitors), no overtime or days in lieu for all the extra hours - Little collaborative approach to issues or problems. Those in sales are expected to come up with the answers individually and then present to management, but then of course they're slow to act - L'Oreal is a very 'lean' company = not enough people to make all the work = sales teams work long hours2L'Oréal Response9y
We appreciate the feedback you've left and take your comments very seriously. Thanks first for calling out the work flexibility and career opportunities as major pluses to the organization -- our HR teams try their best to give people different types of jobs within L'Oréal to expand each employee's horizons. We're a team of hard-workers, ambitious and creative - always finding solutions to sometimes next-to-impossible odds and it seems that you have lived this experience fully. It's true that we run lean -- to do so allows everyone to leave their mark and be the owner of their own business so to speak - but we know that this can make employees feel like they are being stretched too thin and work long hours. We're here to help and we recommend highly that you arrange a meeting with your HR team to discuss how we can help improve your work ambiance. In the mean time, we also need to take another look at our sales structures and determine how we can continue to help.