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Interviews at Lidl

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Lidl.
Interview experience
Based on 954 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 950 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 920 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Lidl

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
39%
About a week
30%
About two weeks
17%
About a month
9%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
67%
Phone call/screening
40%
Problem solving exercises
27%
Group interview
18%
Written test
18%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
2%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Lidl

  • Interview and recruitment process is in a high level absolutely does not fit job in shops.
    Shared on 22 July 2019 - Sales Assistant - Gravesend, Kent
  • Friendly, signs of interest into your own personal attributes, genuine care.
    Shared on 13 July 2019 - Customer Assistant - Bourne

Interview questions at Lidl

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Different types of questions. notably facts about the company
    Shared on 4 January 2020 - Picker and Packer - Exeter, Devon
  • Standard questions and scenario questions. Dont tell them what you think they want to hear, be completely honest and be yourself, that's a quality they look for in people.
    Shared on 22 June 2019 - Customer Assistant - Birkenhead

Interview tips at Lidl

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)41%
  • Formal (business suit)22%
  • They didn’t have a dress code18%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)16%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Lidl

  • Be prepared to get your hour's changed at a drop of a hat
    Shared on 25 April 2021 - Warehouse Operative - Bridgend RDC
  • Be professional, dress smart and show up on time. Be honest about your skillset for the role.
    Shared on 11 April 2021 - Recycling Operative - Motherwell, North Lanarkshire

The first interview at Lidl

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed41%
  • Other online job site16%
  • Other16%
  • Recruiter contacted me7%
  • Employee referral6%

How candidates received their first interview at Lidl

  • Applied online
    Shared on 14 March 2019 - Recycling Operative - Newton Aycliffe, Durham
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