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IKEA CEO Lars Petersson
Lars Petersson
167 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent work/life balance where there is a huge sense of pride to work for IKEA(in 115 reviews)

  • "Great benefits coworkers oriented plus advancement opportunities(in 283 reviews)

Cons
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  1. Diverse & caring company!

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Woodbridge, VA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great hourly pay & PTO

    Cons

    Hours may be limited

  2. Great place to work for beginners

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    Former Employee - Sales Steer Support Leader in Frisco, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IKEA full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    People you work with are fun and the company is all about having a diverse coworker base.

    Cons

    Becoming very corporate decision making is being taken away. The company used to have a great culture but now it is changing and knowledge is no longer appreciated.

  3. Very professional and friendly

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    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Baytown, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Co workers help you achieve your goal

    Cons

    Patience and at times very stressful

    Advice to Management

    Upper Management is very good.Need more attention on the floor with all the down time People sitting talking and in way of other workers trying to do there jobs.

  4. Helpful (1)

    Friendly staff

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Oak Creek, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great work culture possible to advance within the company

    Cons

    Retail wages, retail hours. Can't be full time unless you are available every hour they are open.

  5. Helpful (1)

    A well-paying but taxing job experience.

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    Current Employee - Merchandising Basics Associate in Frisco, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Quality pay bands and generous wage merit increases, friendly co-workers, flexible scheduling

    Cons

    Lack of clarity on defined job functions, anti-consumer attitudes and policies, lazy co-workers

    Advice to Management

    Incentivise positive attitudes on the sales floor, get a concrete definition of exactly what this job is supposed to do.

  6. New store in town!

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Grand Prairie, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good food in the restaurant. Willing to help with scheduling and conflicts. Management is nice and open and honest.

    Cons

    Supervisors did not know how to do schedules well at times. Short staff often.

  7. It’s alright but not worth the pay

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Schaumburg, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits Nice co workers Understanding management

    Cons

    Bad pay Could be more organized

  8. Food service

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    Current Employee - Food Service Worker in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Starting pay and the work hours will work fine for me.

    Cons

    Since I have not started yet,it would be unfair for me to speak of any negatives.

  9. Helpful (2)

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good hours, Good co-workers, Good Food

    Cons

    Too many hours, don't respect you

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees more and practice professinalism

  10. Helpful (2)

    MA IKEA a mess

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    Current Employee - Coworker in Stoughton, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Workers make the best of a bad situation

    Cons

    Poor management based on time in service rather than merit; constant cutting and shifting of hours; customers unhappy and take it out on workers

    Advice to Management

    Bring in fresh blood -- and keep it this time

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