IKEA Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated Sep 17, 2020

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at IKEA part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, really treat their employees well, good working environment

    Cons

    no cons from my time

  2. "good pay, good hours"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales 

    I worked at IKEA part-time

    Pros

    - great benefits - good hours - good pay

    Cons

    - uniforms - work culture wasn't for me


  3. "A friendly great work environment. HR is abysmal when there is an issue."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales co-worker, kitchen specialist in Burlington, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IKEA part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, good pay, friendly work culture, respect from management for the work coworkers do, hands-on management style, good to students

    Cons

    HR often doesn't complete tasks you need them to do, they do not read emails thus respond with unhelpful information, they often do not act on information given on staff members who are toxic, they are non-confrontational to the point that it impacts their ability to do their job. A simple question (eg. Can I change my availability) takes 10 emails back and forth half of which are unrelated to the question (eg. They respond with information on changing jobs not changing availability)... and in the end the form they said they'd send doesn't get sent in a timely manner and it impacts you.

  4. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Burlington, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IKEA full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great culture, great opportunities, great benefits

    Cons

    None to mention that stand out

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  5. "Good company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IKEA full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, career advancement worldwide, great people

    Cons

    Workload can be excessive, work life balance can be affected

  6. "To work with Ikea"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Logistics Associate in Coquitlam, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at IKEA part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits (cheap buffet, medical coverage, even an opportunity to work a broad), fun environment, cool people to work with

    Cons

    Ridiculously demanding manager, that is never satisfied with the work ethic

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    "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shopkeeper in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IKEA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent culture and values. Strong brand identity. Great benefits and compensation. Fast paced environment. You will never be bored. Great work-life balance. Great people. If you are a genuine, hardworking and passionate person, I highly recommend working at IKEA. IKEA is a company that genuinely wants to do the right thing for people and the planet. If you want a job where you do the bear minimum, clock-in and clock-out and collect a check, look elsewhere. As a department manager, if you expect to spend most of your time in the office and not leading from the floor, look elsewhere.

    Cons

    Not all of these are cons, but some cautionary advise. Everyone has so much to do that it is impossible for them to do everything, as a leader, if you are not able to prioritize, you will not succeed. You will probably feel like you are not given enough resources to accomplish your tasks. There is a steep learning curve for those who are hired from external companies as leaders, be prepared to work long and hard while you get your bearings. You will not be good at your job for longer than you think. Be patient. Win the hearts and minds of as many people in the building as you can, you will need them one day. It can be slow to get things done. All changes require input from many partners/specialists in the store and there are non-negotiable guidelines for the ways of working; your autonomy is limited. At times, this can also feel limiting if you have a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Big organizational changes happen from the service office level from time to time and without warning. Though it is never explicitly stated, it feels as though internal restructuring is becoming a more routine practice for IKEA in order to stay competitive in the modern retail landscape.

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  8. "Amazing place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IKEA full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Strong culture, great benefits, always opportunities to learn and grow.

    Cons

    Training programs require improvement.

  9. "Global company"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at IKEA full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits Great culture and values

    Cons

    Long hours and not much support from steering members

  10. "Very good place to work at"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Richmond, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good pay great benefits very safe workplace a variety of tasks

    Cons

    sometimes supervisors don't switch tasks and you get bored of doing same task again and again

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