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Interviewing at IKEA

See what people said about the interview process at IKEA.

Interview experience

Based on 1,326 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,432 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 1,252 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
About two weeks
About a day or two
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

What candidates say about the interview process at IKEA

  • It was very engaging. The manager's there are honestly lovely and they genuinely do care about you which was surprising compared to other places where I've interviewed at. It was a lot different to wh…
    Shared on 5 November 2023 - Sales Assistant - Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Just video call
    Shared on 3 January 2023 - Sales Assistant - Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • I had an video interview via Hirevue. Had 3 video recording and 2 written questions to go through. I had unlimited attempts to record for the video ones. The questions were mainly focused on the posit…
    Shared on 8 December 2022 - Remote Sales Assistance - Remote
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Interview questions at IKEA

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Tell me about a time you had to multi-task and why did you delegate your tasks like this?Tell me about something you've done to save the environment/reduce waste?How would your friends describe you?
    Shared on 5 November 2023 - Sales Assistant - Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Who my inspiration is, a time when i had to take initiative.
    Shared on 8 September 2023 - Marketplace Co-worker - Nottinghamshire
  • Pretty normal stuff. Just about availability and if I had any warehouse experience previously
    Shared on 18 June 2023 - Sales Co-Worker - Milton Keynes

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The first interview at IKEA

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed42%
  • Other18%
  • Other online job site14%
  • Employee referral8%
  • Paper application6%

How candidates received their first interview at IKEA

  • Saw advert on indeed
    Shared on 14 July 2022 - Customer Services Manager - Milton Keynes
  • 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

Common questions about interviewing at IKEA

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