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3.9
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72%
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83%
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IKEA CEO Jesper Brodin
Jesper Brodin
24 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits coworkers oriented plus advancement opportunities(in 300 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, pay was pretty good for a part time position(in 167 reviews)

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  1. "Customer Service"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Co-Worker in Sheffield, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IKEA part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    +Well funded and nice environment +Good holiday options +Decent HR

    Cons

    -Some managers are lackluster -Loads of red tape

    IKEA2019-04-03
  2. "High School Culture"

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    Former Employee - Sales Co-Worker in West Thurrock, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at IKEA part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    The decent co-workers who make the job fun.

    Cons

    Poor Management Childish Behaviour from Supervisors Endless chain of managers Unrealistic expectations Rewarded on telling on others than actual hard work 75% of the customers act like 6 year old children Most managers are on an EGO TRIP

    Advice to Management

    Hire people who know how to work with people not just bark orders.

    IKEA2019-05-22
  3. "good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Coventry, England

    I worked at IKEA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    free food, people are nice

    Cons

    very strict and short breaks

    IKEA2019-05-17
  4. "Customer service assistant"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

      I have been working at IKEA part-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      I have three years experience in serving customers in tesco. I am ready to work with no supervision. I am strong and healthy person .

      Cons

      If you give me a chance to apply in this job. I am able to work to meet your high standards.

      Advice to Management

      I will be very happy if you offer me this job.

      IKEA2019-04-29
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      Former Employee - Project Manager/BA in Croydon, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at IKEA part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Flexible hours and good canteen

      Cons

      Weird reward culture not enough perks

      IKEA2019-04-26
    • "Good company"

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      Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Cardiff university Queens Buildings, Wales
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at IKEA full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Great company providing value through efficiency.

      Cons

      Rigid structure but understandable based on service.

      IKEA2019-04-20
    • "Amazing employee benefits"

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      Current Employee - Sales Co-Worker in London, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at IKEA part-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      loyalty, excellent company values, sustainable

      Cons

      management communication skills to junior employees.

      IKEA2019-04-02
    • "CUSTOMER SERVICES MANAGER"

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      Current Employee - Customer Service Manager in Birmingham, England
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at IKEA full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Great people, lively atmosphere, good perks

      Cons

      Disorganised , slow to move forward

      Advice to Management

      Good company to work for very slow to get things done

      IKEA2019-04-02
    • "Awesome"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at IKEA full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      Great opportunities, good people, good fun, Christmas present & other benefits

      Cons

      Staff food isn’t the best

      IKEA2019-03-11
    • "Bedrooms Coworker"

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      Current Employee - Bedrooms Co-worker in Leeds, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at IKEA part-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Management are fantastic, incredible opportunities, there’s so much help available if you want to push your career, so much more than just a furniture company!

      Cons

      Cannot think of any negatives about the company, my experience over the past 4 years has been amazing!

      IKEA2019-03-07
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