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IKEA Overview

Malmö, Skåne (Sweden)
10000+ employees
1943
Company - Private
Home Furniture and Houseware Shops
Unknown / Non-Applicable
John Lewis & Partners, Argos, B&Q

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019 (#16)

Top CEOs: 2019 (#36), 2017 (#36)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#13)

IKEA Reviews

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IKEA FOOD Co-worker in Tottenham, England
    Current Employee - IKEA FOOD Co-worker in Tottenham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IKEA part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay & benefit scheme

    Cons

    Lots of older people so gets jarring for young people

    Advice to Management

    Employ younger people

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IKEA Photos

IKEA photo of: #IKEA Jacksonville celebrates being open for 100 days with giveaways and entertainment!
IKEA photo of: Culture & Values training
IKEA photo of: Employees cheering on grand opening
IKEA photo of: IKEA National Hiring Event
IKEA photo of: Apprentices
IKEA photo of: Our great co-workers
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IKEA Interviews

Experience

Experience
77%
12%
11%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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7%
4%
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  1. Helpful (4)  

    Visual Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milton Keynes, England
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at IKEA (Milton Keynes, England) in January 2017.

    Interview

    1. They contacted me on mail and asked me to do a small project. How to promote a certain Ikea product. Explain the idea with sketches, cad drawings etc..
    2. They asked me to complete a personality test online
    3. Phone interview.
    4. Spend one day in Ikea, I was given 3 tasks to do.
    A. Promote a product in a podium
    B. Decorate a table
    C. Set products in shelves

    Interview Questions

    • 3 positive things and 3 negative things
      Present yourself
      What's the difference between VM and ID?   2 Answers
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IKEA Awards & Accolades

  • America's Best Employers for Diversity, Forbes, 2018
  • The 10 Happiest Retailers To Work For This Year, CareerBliss, 2015
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