As a multinational group of companies, IKEA - which, with its more than one hundred thousands co-workers, provides products and service for people from more than 47 countries with its hundreds of stores - needs people to join it nearly from all over the world. What is more, you can choose to apply for national jobs - for you want to change the direction or for a new position within your field of expertise, or international jobs - for you are considering a new career abroad with IKEA. As there are nearly two hundred job positions available for you to apply for, you will find your perfect work according to both your interest and your skills. IKEA US will once again raise their minimum hourly wage for US retail co-workers. On January 1, 2016, the average minimum hourly wage in its existing stores will increase to $11.87 per hour.
IKEA provides its co-workers, whether full-time or part-time, with insurance including Health and Rx insurance – rated at Platinum and Gold, Dental insurance, and Voluntary Life insurance which are all paid by company. But only co-workers who are eligible can receive Short and Long term disability Insurance as well as Medical and Rx Insurance.
Vision Care – IKEA, a company cares its co-workers, offers totally free vision care for full time co-workers, and slight cost share for part time co-workers.
Referring to personal cares, IKEA also provides Health and Dependent care FSA’s for its co-workers.
Some co-workers who meet the conditions proposed by IKEA can also enjoy Tuition Reimbursement. (Conditions vary in different departments)
Co-workers from TACK program can also enjoy the welfare of Loyalty Bonus Towards Retirement.
Advantages of Working at IKEA
Big name company
Diversified job opportunities
How to Apply at IKEA
Online apply. Visit IKEA online search careers site at ikea.com/ms/en_US/this-is-ikea/available-jobs/index.html where you can select language, country, location and working area. Select the work which fits your knowledge, skills and experience and create an account with your e-mail address, then log in with your account.
With the concept of helping people live better lives, IKEA aims to provide a diverse of home furnishing products at the affordable price for the many people, therefore it is in need of co-workers with the same values in the way it works, such as humbleness and willpower to respect each other - including both its co-workers and customers, and to get things done. Also, co-workers with energy who desire for renewal and make themselves constantly being “on the way” will be welcomed by IKEA. All in all, you should be down-to-earth, straightforward people who have a passion for home furnishing to grow personally and professionally with the company together, basing on which, a little bit positive attitude and values, like daring to be different and simplicity, will help you stand out. Also, there are some interview tips for you to apply for the jobs - do not be aggressive as they pay high attention to monolithic solidarity.
IKEA Interview Questions
Tell us about yourself.
What are your career goals/do you have any other job besides working at IKEA?
If hired when can you begin?
What was the last thing you read? What was your favorite part?