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L'Oréal's HR Director Isabelle Minneci On How To Get A Job As A Graduate Trainee

02/04/2014 11:04 BST | Updated 02/04/2014 11:59 BST

We hear from Isabelle Minneci on what L'Oréal looks for in their graduates, and why one of their placements might just be the right fit for you..

An introduction..

L’Oréal is one of the UK’s leading graduate recruiters – one in every eight graduate placements within UK FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) is at L’Oréal.

Each year it receives approximately 20,000 applications for its graduate programme and takes on almost 100 paid interns. Since 2005, it has grown its graduate intake by 50%.

The management training scheme..

L’Oréal’s one-year Management Training Scheme – which has intakes in October, February and June – offers diverse roles across Commercial, Marketing, Supply Chain / Operations and Finance. Whichever you choose, you’ll undertake three placements across the business. As you work your way through the programme, you’ll experience different products and markets, taking on all kinds of fascinating, high profile challenges.

Think you fit the bill?

L’Oréal looks for the best – ambitious team-players who get a thrill from setting themselves, and then achieving, the most demanding goals. If you think you fit the bill, and are looking for a career at a world-leading company at the forefront of scientific innovation, these short videos offer a brief insight into what life is like at L’Oréal UK and Ireland.

Hear first-hand from two graduates about what it takes to join the Management Training Programme – one who is a few months in, and another who has just come off and moved into her first permanent role. L’Oréal’s HR Director, Isabelle Minneci, also shares what makes a great L’Oréal employee. Finally, find out how former grad James Rickards made his way from trainee to General Manager of Luxury Alternative Brands – a career that’s already taken him from London to Sydney to Paris.

To find out more and apply, visit lorealbusinessclass.co.uk