Inside HOFER – Careers blog

Read our Careers blog to learn more about HOFER as an employer and look behind the scenes of Austria’s most popular food retail company.

We rock IT – in the ALPHA Retail Network

25.08.2020

The ALPHA Retail Network is all about digitisation, hardware and software. The 20,000 m² space is home to our innovative IT team and other departments working on the latest developments and technologies for HOFER.

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Peter finds the right path, not just for our products

25.08.2020

HOFER Logistics coordinates the entire journey our products undergo on their way to individual stores. As Deputy Warehouse Section Manager, Peter is making an important contribution to this effort.

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From apprentice to HOFER Store Manager – Raphaela’s success story

25.08.2020

Raphaela started her career at HOFER with an apprenticeship in 2009. She continued her professional development until she was qualified to manage her own store. Today, she is a member of the Works Council and one of the faces of our new employer branding.

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Tanja explains why her career at HOFER has been the right choice for her

24.08.2020

Tanja has been working at HOFER since 2004 and has gathered extensive working experience during that time. She now works as the Director of Finance and is also a model in our new employer branding campaign.

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Dive into the world of HOFER IT with Andreas!

24.08.2020

Andreas joined HOFER in 2017. As an IT Manager, he oversees exciting projects from our innovative ALPHA Retail Network site in Eberstalzell. As one of the models in our new employer branding website, he stepped in front of the camera for us.

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Next stop: Area Manager – the 20 most frequently asked questions about the position

24.08.2020

You have (almost) completed your degree and are interested in joining HOFER as a manager? You are interested in working as an Area Manager at HOFER and have already researched the job description, but would like to ask a few burning questions? Then you may be able to find more information here!

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Questions and answers on apprenticeships at HOFER

24.08.2020

Are you interested in an apprenticeship at HOFER and still have a few burning questions? This section summarises the most frequently asked questions and answers on apprenticeships at HOFER. 

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Learn how Sabine contributes to shaping the international world of HOFER from Salzburg

21.08.2020

As Manager and mother, Sabine is a true power woman. As HR Manager in the International Management Holding in Salzburg, she is in charge of numerous projects.

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Accompany Anna in her many exciting activities as Area Manager

21.08.2020

Anna joined HOFER in 2017. Her day starts early. Whenever she can, she helps out on her parents’ farm before starting her job as Area Manager. The position at HOFER is a perfect fit for her, and she is now one of the faces of our new employer branding website.

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Onboarding phase for HOFER Area Managers

20.08.2020

Thorough preparation is needed before you take responsibility for staffing and business management. HOFER Area Managers start with a systematic onboarding phase of approximately eight months, which is specifically tailored to the position. The programme offers the necessary know-how for the job and establishes the first leadership skills.

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Prospects after your apprenticeship

20.08.2020

After three apprenticeship years as a retail specialist and completing your final examinations, you can decide whether to support the store team as a sales employee or whether to pursue a career as a Store Manager with additional commitment and motivation.

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International Management Holding in Salzburg

19.08.2020

In Salzburg, the world is at your fingertips. Use your opportunity in the IMH. That definitely applies in our International Management Holding, which addresses the global concerns of the ALDI SOUTH Group.

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Career or team spirit? Interview with two Store Managers about professional teamwork

19.08.2020

“With good friends and a great team, anything is possible” - Even ascending from apprentice to Store Manager! Is ambition a bigger success factor than friendship? We asked two young Store Managers who have known each other since their apprenticeships about their views on career and team spirit. 

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Apprenticeship in our Corporate Office: administrative specialist or IT specialist

18.08.2020

Our Corporate Office also trains apprentices, based on demand. While apprenticeships in stores focus on the skills of retail specialists, the Corporate Office offers training opportunities for administrative specialists or IT specialists in system technology. This section contains further details on the two job descriptions.

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A day in IT with Lisa

17.08.2020

Much of the work at the ALPHA Retail Network in Eberstalzell focuses on IT at HOFER. Lisa’s work involves the IT systems in Human Resources. For example, she provides IT support for the Careers website. Watch this video to learn what a typical workday looks like for her.

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