Zalando Reviews

Updated May 25, 2020

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3.5
65%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
Approve of CEO
Zalando CEO Robert Gentz
Robert Gentz
298 Ratings
Pros
  • "It was a really nice working environment(in 45 reviews)

  • "The work life balance is great and I have never been pressured to work out of hours or weekends in my time here(in 44 reviews)

Cons
  • "My Team lead salary was 70K or less(in 17 reviews)

  • "Low salary for the amount of work(in 13 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. Helpful (2)

    "As a manager, the most difficult decisions I make involve layoffs"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in War, WV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zalando full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    As a manager, the most difficult decisions I make involve layoffs

    Cons

    I dont have wrong experience

    Zalando2019-10-06
  2. "Neutral"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Merchandise Planner 

    I worked at Zalando full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced environment with growth opportunities

    Cons

    Office environment can be quite political

    Zalando2020-01-30
  3. "Zalando"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Merchandise Planner in Berlin, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Zalando full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    40% discount, home office, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Start up mind set; unfair promotion: you do not know based on what

    Zalando2019-12-28
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Interesting but chaotic and disorganized"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Specialist in Poland, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Zalando full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, opportunities to work in different environments

    Cons

    You need to do work that's often out of your scope of responsibilities, argue for your rights

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    Zalando2019-02-17
  5. Helpful (20)

    "Could be so much better"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Online Marketing 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Zalando full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - 40% discount on the website - usual perks : free coffee, tea, soda; fruits

    Cons

    - no growth possible, your are basically encouraged to leave the company once you start feeling bored (I was told to look for a job elsewhere) - near impossible to change position internally despite zalando being such a big company with so many job offers - terrible mid-management made of people with no soft skills

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    Zalando2018-10-30
  6. Helpful (32)

    "worst place ever"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Zalando full-time

    Pros

    free fruit...when people weren't hoarding it

    Cons

    where do I even start? horrible and very disorganized management, toxic environment, failure to nurture ideas and talent, low salary, no real way to grow, etc.

    Zalando2018-03-13
  7. Helpful (16)

    "Provide best customer services"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Zalando full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Provide discounts on products and benifits

    Cons

    One break time work to hard.

    Zalando2015-08-18
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Helsinki, Southern Finland

    I have been working at Zalando full-time

    Pros

    Zalando is a great place to work

    Cons

    No downsides working at Zalando

    Zalando2020-05-25
  9. Helpful (2)

    "Good atmosphere, lots opportunities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Bernau bei Berlin

    I have been working at Zalando full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of responsibilities from higher level, good working atmosphere, discounts

    Cons

    Workload, team leads have very different workflow rules within the team. the career chances depends on the situation

    Zalando2020-05-15
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Awesome"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IOS Engineer 

    I have been working at Zalando full-time

    Pros

    Good environment and high tech knowledge

    Cons

    Salaries are a little bit below the average

    Zalando2020-05-09
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