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Updated December 7, 2017
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L'Oréal Président-Directeur Général Jean-Paul Agon
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Pros
  • You learn a lot ; lots of trainings (in 58 reviews)

  • There is a great work life balance (in 48 reviews)

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  1. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Director
    Current Employee - Director
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and work environment

    Cons

    Very tough work life balance


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to start your career"

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    Former Employee - Senior Scientist in Elizabeth, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Scientist in Elizabeth, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The people in L'Oreal are generally nice and would like to help. Benefits are good with retirement plan. There are many opportunities in the company. HR is amazingly efficient.

    Cons

    The timelines are usually tight, especially considering the time to get the testing done. More and more regulations and it is hard to introduce any technologies in a timely fashion.

  3. "Logistics Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at L'Oréal as an intern

    Pros

    Working here was fun and I learned a lot about auditing

    Cons

    It was very boring and I did not like operations and logistics much


  4. "Regional Business Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal full-time

    Pros

    Fair compensation, and benefits, good work/ life balance for remote employees

    Cons

    As a remote employee, you do not always receive full transparency regarding internal meetings or receive face time with managers.

    L'Oréal Response

    Nov 17, 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Dear former colleague, thank you for sharing your thoughts and helping us understand where we can improve! We wish you the best in your next career path. Best, Emma


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good environment to learn and grow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very Dynamic
    Learn different equipment and techniques
    Lots of resources to learn from

    Cons

    Can get overwhelming or boring sometimes

    L'Oréal Response

    Nov 6, 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Hi dear colleague, thank you for your review! Our fast paced work and motivated teams creates a create dynamic environment, agreed! We like to think there's never a dull moment at L'Oréal... More


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Wonderful chaos"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at L'Oréal full-time

    Pros

    Loreal truly cares about your professional growth and there are so many resources available to advance your career. They also have amazing benefits.

    Cons

    Daily work life is chaotic and frustrating at times. There are so many layers, so it takes a lot to push something through.

    L'Oréal Response

    Nov 6, 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Wonderful chaos.. What a way to describe our company..! Did you know our CEO Jean Paul Agon calls our company 'Organsized Chaos' too? We are glad to offer our people generous benefits for the great... More


  7. "Associate Scientist"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L'Oréal as a contractor

    Pros

    Great Learning and networking opportunity

    Cons

    Clear separation between contract and permanent employees

  8. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The job itself is quite challenging, you can definitely learn a lot

    Cons

    I don't like the atmosphere there

    L'Oréal Response

    Oct 2, 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Dear former intern, thank you for sharing your thoughts! A good challenge is the best way to really learn, right? Nevertheless we're sorry the atmosphere did not suit you. All the best with your... More


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Fast paced, never a dull moment."

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive pay and benefits, moderately
    Young workforce (for the most part) modern office, looks good on resume, exciting portfolio of brands, many locations around the world,

    Cons

    Meeting-heavy culture, still very slow to innovate in many areas, too many meetings and preparation for visits for bigwigs coming from France

    Advice to Management

    Encourage people to have a life more, take time off, celebrate successes, recognize teams publicly, seek diversity, convert consultant workforce to permanent

    L'Oréal Response

    Oct 12, 2017 – Employer Brand Specialist

    Thank you for your honest review! We appreciate the feedback, especially from current employees! We’re so glad you’ve had a positive experience overall and are happy to report that cutting back on... More


  10. "Rating"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at L'Oréal as an intern

    Pros

    Very good structure for programs
    Diversity was very nice for culture

    Cons

    Wasn't there long enough to voice opinion on any cons

    Advice to Management

    N/A


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