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What’s it like to work at IKEA?
Sure, it all sounds great, but how do you know that IKEA really walks its talk? We interviewed IKEA co-workers in several countries doing different kinds of jobs to find out what they thought. Why not read these, and draw your own conclusions?

Ingeborg – Sales co-worker, Canada

At 71 years of age, Ingeborg should know a thing or two about choices.

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Martina – IT help desk, Sweden

“If you have been with IKEA for a long time you become part of the culture; it’s a way of thinking and a way of living.”

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Benny – Department head IKEA restaurant, Belgium

He attributes his career path to extensive catering knowledge, his thirst for learning and the opportunities that are available to him at IKEA.

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Angela – Store manager, China

She thrives on the freedom that IKEA gives and works hard to take opportunities as and when they arise.

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Peter – Range development, Sweden

“I wanted to work for a company that could offer me a challenging and stimulating situation as I tire easily of routine work.”

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True stories
Sales co-worker, Canada
IT help desk, Sweden
Department head IKEA restaurant, Belgium
Environmental coordinator, Canada
Store manager, China
Range development, Sweden
Food and beverages manager, Holland
Stock controller, Italy