IKEA Reviews

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IKEA CEO Peter Agnefjall
Peter Agnefjall
132 Ratings
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    great work environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate  in  Schaumburg, IL
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Schaumburg, IL

    I have been working at IKEA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    friendly staff, good structure, promote from within

    Cons

    not much overtime permitted by management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

IKEA Interviews

Updated Sep 25, 2014
Updated Sep 25, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

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    Ikea Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at IKEA.

    Interview Details

    Very relaxed interviewer, gave me tips on how to be a better interview prospective (was very new.) The office area was very modern and the overall team that greeted me as I walked to the interview room were welcoming. The interviewer asked me about previous jobs and not-work related interests, and seemed interested in me as a person and not a potential wage slave.

    Interview Questions
    • How to pronounce some Swedish word that I'd never seen before.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation phase; IKEA didn't pay cashiers well at the time and had a very high turn over.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

IKEA Awards & Accolades

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Top 200 World's Most Reputable Companies (#2), Forbes, 2009
Best Places to Work in Orange County (Large), Best Companies Group, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.ikea.com
Headquarters Delft, Netherlands
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

How Swede it is. One of the world's top furniture retailers, IKEA sells Scandinavian-style home furnishings and other housewares in about 330 stores in some 40 countries. To cut transportation costs, IKEA uses flat packaging; customers assemble the products at home. The company designs its own furniture, which is made by about 1,075 suppliers in some 55 countries. IKEA's stores feature playrooms for children and Swedish cuisine restaurants. It mails more than 200 million catalogs a year and sells goods online. An acronym for founder Ingvar Kamprad and his boyhood home... More

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