IKEA

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Productive Work Enviorment
Recovery & Sales Floor (Former Employee), Kanata, ONMay 12, 2014
Pros: free lunch- very inexpensive meals
IKEA was definitly one of the best places to work. very easy going work enviorment. Co workers are friendly and will help with any problems or questions you have.
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An enjoyable experience
ASSOCIATE (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONNovember 4, 2015
Pros: the cafeteria hotdogs :)
Cons: bus route
I was blessed enough to have a very hard working boss. He taught me hands on and made sure I got things right. My job was easy to mess up so I stayed focused with his assistance.
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Both heavy and light lifting
Mover (Former Employee), Toronto, ONOctober 19, 2015
Pros: Work in an open world and good salary.
Cons: Traffic problems
Well I'm a mover in this company and love to do this job because this job is moving from one place to another. Moreover, it was a customer service job.
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Very fast paced.
Food Service Worker (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONDecember 31, 2014
Pros: lots of hours.
Cons: commute.
I would come in and serve people breakfast. Always had regulars. It was a great job with many opportunities. It was like being a part of a family.

I would handle cash. Clean, and stock.
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fun to work
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Etobicoke, ONApril 8, 2014
Pros: discount on lunch and products
Cons: long hours
Great environment, great employees and every friendly. My hours may be long but it was fun to work because it was like working with a big family
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Dynamic workplace
Furniture retailer - Cashier (Former Employee), Boucherville, QCMay 22, 2015
I could not have asked for a better first job experience. I have learned my customer service skills at Ikea and I have also learned how to manage difficult situations with clients.
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Great team atmosphere
Cash Manager (Current Employee), Vaughan, ONNovember 23, 2014
Great culture & atmosphere
beneficial company to our environment
team building
strategic management skills
great customer service /resolution
great products
easy work life balance
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Amazing comany culture
Bedroom Showroom Sales Associate (Former Employee), Toronto, ONAugust 1, 2013
Pros: all the cool innovative products.
Cons: visual sensory overload.
Good pay, Great break room, Fun co-workers and inspirational managers. This was a great place to work at.
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IKEA
Ikea line cook (Current Employee), Coquitlam, BCOctober 20, 2015
a typical day at work consists of dealing over hundreds of customers a day and as a line cook I must prepare food on time for hundreds of customers. Its a very clean environment and must be well groomed.
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Productive and fun workplace
Coordonnateur au recrutement (Current Employee), BrossardJuly 23, 2015
I learn a lot from my co-workers, i had the chance to be autonomous in a lot of task. I really enjoy the workplace. Now i'm in a better position to manage process.
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The best job i ever had.
Returns & Exchange Associate/Coordinator (Former Employee), etobicoke,ontarioJune 12, 2013
Pros: everything
This company truly treats their coworkers with respect and intergity, i started working there when i was 16, and i should have never left.
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Good experience
Recycle room assistance (Former Employee), North York, OntarioJanuary 4, 2014
Was there 6 months, and was my first job. Didn't interact with the employees that much, and this was part time. I guess It was just satisfied knowing I was getting a pay cheque.
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co workers
parking lot assistance (Former Employee), torontoJuly 31, 2015
i had a co worker that always made sure i was ok on the job always willing to help as a team member never had no problems all around i would say ikea is a team based work place
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friendly staff very .very helpfull
Warehouse worker (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONJune 26, 2015
fast paced work
learned the ins and outs of being a team player
learned great orginiation skills
customer relations
deadlines
inventory control
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Great job,lots ofativites for workers
Cash Supervisor (Former Employee), Toronto, ONSeptember 20, 2012
This is a good ompany to work for the pay is great and the people tha you work with are all very supportivate.

I enjoyed every part of this job
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Exciting place to work with great coworkers and management
Loss Prevention Administrator (Current Employee), Vaughan, ONJune 17, 2013
Pros: coworker meal subsidy
Great place with great people. Lots of opportunity for career advancement.
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Productive Environment
Sales Associate/ Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), North York, ONMarch 19, 2013
I enjoyed working at Ikea, the staff was friendly, customers were easy-going and appreciative of our assistance.
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great people,fun times
receiving manager (Former Employee), Edmonton,AB. CanadaFebruary 29, 2012
Pros: the people
Cons: the hr department(manager)
great place to work if you have the support of the HR department.If she does not like you ......you will be dismissed.
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Structured work
Forklift Driver and General Laborer (Current Employee), Ottawa, ONJuly 24, 2014
The people are very nice, A very positive environment, and very involved in the company. Almost never full time hours, but decent wages.
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WORK
Product Loans Specialist (Current Employee), IKEA ETOBICOKEAugust 24, 2014
Pros: sometimes free lunch
Cons: long houres
- typical day at work
- arrival at 8:30
- finish at 5-7 pm

I'm sorry I cant add any more feed back about my current company.
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Revenue
more than $10bn (CAD)
Employees
10,000+
Industry
Links
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