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L'Oréal Reviews

Updated March 25, 2019
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Pros
  • "Learn a lot and are given a lot of responsibility" (in 72 reviews)

  • "In addition Senior management is focused on ensuring their employees can maintain a work/life balance and utilize the work from home policy" (in 61 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work - will hold you accountable"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - FSVP in New York, NY
    Former Employee - FSVP in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    smart people, driven staff, lots of upward mobility

    Cons

    can be very political depending on department


  2. "Good position with alot of challenge"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time

    Pros

    Big company and worldwide opportunity

    Cons

    It's usually intense work day,

  3. "Good company to grow"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Marketing Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They will pay you to stay/poach
    Learning environment
    Creative Environment

    Cons

    Lack of opportunities for Asians
    Glass ceiling


  4. "Good company, tough to get a raise"

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    Current Employee - Coordinator
    Current Employee - Coordinator

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good benefits, secure job, many opportunities

    Cons

    promotion raises are limited. year to year as well


  5. "Finance Mgr"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice office, lot of events, free products

    Cons

    The salary that you get does not equate to the amount of work that you do. So happy to leave this company. Finances one of the worst positions in this company. They have some of the worst systems I’ve seen, compass is the worst.


  6. "Fast paced and a bit political"

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    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    very dynamic career opportunities, you get to define your own career path

    Cons

    promotion isn't always merit/performance based


  7. "L'oreal USA"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator
    Current Employee - Machine Operator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits and working towards something greater than yourself.

    Cons

    Overall a great organization. Management can be reactive at times instead of proactive.

    Advice to Management

    Implementation of a standardized training program.

  8. "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Clark, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Clark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture, strong team, plenty to work on

    Cons

    It’s work rather than getting the paid to hang out

    Advice to Management

    Keep driving to you the top


  9. "Key holder"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Daily contact with licensed professionals in the cosmetology industry who are as passionate about this work as I am.

    Cons

    POS system a little cumbersome.

    Advice to Management

    Be clear on the jobs specific expectations .


  10. "A big company focused on employee retention"

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They offer a lot of benefits to employees. They really want you to stay in the company long term.

    Cons

    A lot of there systems are dated. They really need to invest into upgrading their software to bring them into the 21st century

    L'Oréal Response

    Mar 7, 2019 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Thank you for sharing your feedback. We’re glad to hear that you’ve been enjoying our employee benefits. We believe that our employees are our greatest asset and are always looking for ways to help... More