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Interviews at IKEA

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at IKEA.

Interview experience

Based on 1,004 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 983 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 836 interviews
About a week

Interview process at IKEA

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a week
28%
About two weeks
24%
About a day or two
21%
About a month
18%
More than one month
10%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
56%
Group interview
53%
Phone call/screening
50%
Problem solving exercises
40%
Presentation
20%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
Drug test
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at IKEA

  • Sent a cv, did two mini video interviews with prompted questions, then a video interview. heard back quite quickly, with 48 hrs to respond to the job offer. induction was done through teams although d…
    Shared on 20 September 2021
  • I was offered a position a week following a 10 minute video interview. I was very much expecting the selection process to continue onto the next stage, so was quite surprised when the offer was made. …
    Shared on 15 June 2021
  • I got interviewed in 2020 and in the interview they told me they had recently changed the way they interviewed as I was confused because it was so different to how people online had described it. Firs…
    Shared on 21 January 2020
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Interview questions at IKEA

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They are Cov19 updated the department manager invites you to a zoom style one to one live chat now not a face to face interview. There is live fee visual and sound which lasts up to 30 mins. Usually a…
    Shared on 10 September 2020
  • I personally wouldn’t plan your answers for an ikea interview. I’ve recently just had an interview and it’s so relaxed and they team make you feel so welcome! They are looking for people who can just …
    Shared on 21 January 2020
  • Does IKEA require you to work on weekends? What if you’re not available on weekends would you still be hired?
    Shared on 8 September 2019

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Interview tips at IKEA

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)46%
  • They didn’t have a dress code20%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)18%
  • Formal (business suit)12%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at IKEA

  • Know your IKEA facts beforehand, have character and personalityn
    Shared on 22 November 2020 - Warehouse Operative - Thurrock Lakeside
  • Be truthful and Honest.
    Shared on 26 June 2020 - Risk and Security - Coventry

The first interview at IKEA

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed38%
  • Other20%
  • Other online job site15%
  • Employee referral8%
  • Paper application6%

How candidates received their first interview at IKEA

  • Indeed and through a referral
    Shared on 10 February 2022 - Sales Advisor - Cardiff, Cardiff
  • Indeed, then contacted by IKEA to arrange a team interview
    Shared on 29 January 2022 - Food Co-Worker - Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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