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Fast paced but rewarding.
Great place to work , team work is everything here . Go the extra mile for the customer. Pay is good for the area , staff restaurant on site , travel to work scheme.
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Fast paced
Working for IKEA food is fast paced but rewarding, with good 'perks', discounts on food in restaurant and a good discount on your store purchases, a very friendly work place.
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Labour
I liked working there I’d love to go back as the day working there was good you
Had a good chart with the lads and the work there was good I used to take all the wood to the lads and the I went on to the peeping table
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Great place to work
Fantastic place to work to get a start on the job ladder, this company pays more than the min wage has a good pension scheme and holidays. The only down side is they may want you to work three out of four weekends and its hard to get a full time contract.
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Hard work and draining.
Good family environment, fast paced and stressful job role.
Always demand on you to do more than you should with no thanks, management pick favourites and then the rest get all the bad jobs with none of the benefits you could get if developed.
They like to keep you where they want you.

Rota's resemble something out the 1980's and the pressure is always there.

Stressful and incompetent teams cause major issues throughout.
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Not recommended
The menager in Ikea is coming across racist and not professional at his job. He is having favourites and others doing harder job. As a employee I didn't feel comfortable and valuable.
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None
Cons
Not too bad salary
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13 and a half year co-worker
There must be something about Ikea, your given a chance to have an impact, to progress in this career to management position. Borrowing a lone if you need the money, making long term friendships
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Hard job
It’s a really hard job, u can’t manage your sleep hours while u working there. It’s reallly a shame because it’s a good pay job. If you are a student it’s a impossible job
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warehouse operative
local to transport links
lots of parking

busy job, house can work around home life

met some good friends on the job

breakfast is good and food is cheap for the staff
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Workplace
I have worked here for nearly 2 years. You make really good friends. The pay is good, it £9.30 an hour. Its always busy so you always have something to do. It gives you lots of opportunities and is full of challenges.
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Good fun at times and great peers but terrible management
Their benefits are fine and they slowly are considering more flexible working arrangements. They don't learn from previous lessons. All their values go through the window as soon as it gets rough.
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Good i liked it
I think it's a very important job and I loved working there I would considering foing back if they have the space. I enjoyed talking to all different people
Pros
Free lunch
Cons
Long hours
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Good place to work but the pay could be a lot better.
Ikea can be stressful but its generally a good working environment. The different departments do help each other out sometimes but most of the time your team is strong enough to get the job done. They provide all tools on site and you get a discount on breakfast and lunch.
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Great for younger people
Good hourly rate, much better than the minimum wage. There is a disconnect between departments so it can be hard to make friends. There seems to be a high turnover of staff and I'm not sure if this is because they employ a lot of students or if it has anything to do with the shift system, which is fairly inflexible. Rotas given out 4 weeks in advance, holidays must be booked a year in advance.
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Very good!
Enjoyed my time at IKEA and they worked well with my home life with being a mum.
My hours were good and the people there were easy to get along with and the management team were ace!
Pros
Cheap lunch 😝
Cons
Uncomfortable uniform
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Working with ikea
Working in ikea restaurant is not good co workers r great to get on with but management treat u like dirt only get on with u if u r yes sir or yes madam
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Horrible Management
Management is horrendous at IKEA They are so disorganised and are only out for themselves and as much as they say they look after employees they lie. Work-life balance is also terrible No contracted days meaning you can’t organise anything in advance of a week as the rota comes out a week before
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Great place to work
IKEA gives a great work life balance. Excellent opportunities to travel throughout the world. The benefit package you get with IKEA is excellent, from staff discount to subsidised lunches.
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Excellent Benefits
Cons
Slow to move with the times
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Great place
Paid well, great team to work with, great food. Everyone was happy to help and easy to get along with, breaks were plenty and it was easy to get the hand of after a week.
Pros
Good pay, Good food (subsidised)
Cons
Store managers not listening to Logistics managers
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Interesting place to be
Great company to work for, excellent benefits. If you want to progress you have to do the hard work to get to where you want to be but you will get it's of support on your journey.
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Ok
Not the best place to work. No full time hours on checkouts so you can’t really live off Ikea’s pay alone. Wouldn’t go back there. One good thing was discount on food at breaks.
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