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  • L'Oréal update
    9 days ago

    Ever wondered what your career at L'Oréal could look like? Explore a typical career path, jumping divisions, brands, countries and even functions and you can see why our employees have called us "a company impossible to outgrow!"

    Career Paths Decoded / Vincent

    Learn more about the diverse and exciting career paths at L'Oréal. Our employees rave that our career opportunities are among the best things about working here -- Check out Vincent's story here

  • L'Oréal update
    30+ days ago

    Beauty is what we do well, but beauty isn't just what we do - its ingrained deep in our values and the way we work. The amazingly talanted people, the boundary pushing projects, and the passion - that's what really makes things beautiful. Watch to learn more about the #beautyinside a career at L'Oréal.


L'Oréal – Why Work For Us?


At L’Oréal we empower people who are ready to take bets, think out of the box, defend their convictions, be resilient and leave their own mark. They are offered early responsibilities, numerous opportunities and fast-track careers. 

At every stage of your career with L’Oréal we offer personalized training and support that will help you progress and develop your career. You hold the keys: it’s up to you to show who you are and what you can become.

We therefore encourage mobility which helps our executives, both junior and senior talents, to rapidly acquire experience by being faced with a range of different cultures, business approaches and market situations.

"Although we try to achieve quick successes; our most important challenge is always our long-term vision of our brands, the long-term progression of our market share and development of th e market. This is our responsibility - and its one that is given to us every early on in our career." - Nathalie, General Manager
"Today, from lab delivery, a porduct can reach the shelves in less than ten months; This is what makes out business so fast, so exciting and so competitive. A well-conceived innovation can change the whole marketplace." - Rafael, Operations
"Thnks to L'Oreal's robust economic model, we can continue our strategic acquisition strategy -- This means great new brands in our portfolio all bringing new opportunities." - Il Yeon, Finance
"All the men and women working for L'Oreal - in all countries in all divisions, in all functions, with their outstanding talent, high level of commitment for work and respect for the group's values - are the core foundations of this unique and successful business model" - Olivier, HR

If you are a student or recent grad who is enthusiastic about our exciting business, strive for excellence, and want a thrilling professional experience, we should get to know each other! At L’Oréal we are looking for people from all backgrounds with great skills and even greater potential who are up for the challenge of building the future of beauty. 

L'Oreal offers a variety of opportunities for undergraduates, MBAs and recent grads to participate in internships and trainee programs to jump start your career.

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Internships and Apprenticeships

Management Trainee Programs

The Global Opportunity Program


Students can get a real life experience with the L'Oreal business competition, Brandstorm.  We invite talented young people from all over the world to take on the role of an international brand manager. Each year since it started, teams of undergraduates harness their creativity to propose a brand strategy for one of L'Oréal’s 28 international brands that is in line with the latest developments and trends in the market. Learn More

L’Oréal is richly endowed with a portfolio of international brands that is unique in the world and that covers all the lines of cosmetics and responds to the diverse needs of consumers the world over.

The company is composed of 4 main divisions including the Consumer Products Division, Luxury Products Division, Professional Products Division, and the Active Cosmetics Division plus The Body Shop.


Be recognized and rewarded: For L’Oréal, each employee should be respected and rewarded for their efforts, their involvement and their contribution to the company’s performance. This approach is behind the Group’s compensation policy all over the world.

In line with its mission and its values, L’Oréal recognises and rewards the contribution of each employee to the company’s development by offering attractive compensation and a worldwide profit-sharing program, alongside key benefits like in our share and care program.


Compensation is regularly adjusted in line with the market, individual performance and efficiency in the post, qualifications and experience. Local salary structures are regularly assessed in terms of the outside market but also in terms of internal salary levels for equal responsibility, skills and experience.


L’Oréal has a performance-oriented culture. Our compensation policy reflects this very culture, including bonuses to reward high levels of personal performance and involvement as well as team and business unit performances. This system is currently being deployed in every country in which L’Oréal operates. The Group has also set up a program known as the Worldwide Profit Sharing (WPS) program which gives employees a share in the fruits of successes in their country. Finally, L’Oréal is investing in the long-term security of its employees by committing to offer benefit programs (which may include retirement, health care, death and disability plans) and other fringe benefits in line with the regulations and practice in each country, which will complement the compulsory schemes.

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    A culture of positive debate and personal connections

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Director in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Director in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

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

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    My favorite part of the L'Oreal culture is the never-ending quest to create and innovate. No matter what your job is, you will be expected to find new and better ways to work and to challenge the old way of thinking. Leadership is more accessible than most companies of similar size, and top managers encourage junior staff to disagree with them and create an opportunity for debate - this is how we get our best ideas! One of the perks is that you will never need to buy any beauty or grooming products (at least not a full price). There always seems to be free goods or you can shop in the L'Oreal company stores.


    Part of our culture is that we rely more people and personal networks than systems and process. This can create a feeling that things are not always smooth or defined. It is not considered a bad thing for the organization, as it has worked for more than 100 years, but it is not always easy for newcomers to understand. You have to be someone that wants to work in ambiguity and constant change.

L'Oréal Interviews

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    Clear process, and punctual.
    I applied the position online, and completed an assessment.

    A few weeks passed later, I got a phone interview, asking me some questions regarding about my past experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Some basic behavior questions such as "How do you handle a situation that a customer is not satisfied your service?"

      What is your strength/weakness
      Answer Question

L'Oréal Awards and Accolades

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Top 50 World's Most Attractive Employers, Universum, 2014
100 Most Reputable Companies, Forbes, 2015
50 Most Innovative Companies, Fast Company, 2015
UK 300: Top Graduate Employers, Guardian UK, 2015
Worlds Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere, 2015
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Additional Info

Headquarters Clichy, France
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1909
Type Company - Public (LRLCY)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (CAD) per year

The beauty business is a fast moving challenging and ever-growing business - and L'Oreal is the #1 cosmetics group in the world. As the only pure player in the market, all collective efforts and investments go into one business - the beauty business. Our goal is to offer all women and men worldwide the best of cosmetics innovation in terms of quality, efficacy and safety by meeting the infinite diversity of beauty needs and desires all over the world.

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