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Interviews at IKEA

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at IKEA.
Interview experience
Based on 428 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 422 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 397 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at IKEA

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

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

Interview process length
About two weeks
24%
About a week
24%
About a day or two
21%
About a month
20%
More than one month
11%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
62%
Group interview
60%
Problem solving exercises
47%
Phone call/screening
46%
Presentation
25%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
4%
Drug test
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at IKEA

  • 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
  • The assessment had about 20 of us in a small room with 4 people on one table. A few IKEA staff were in the room observing us after they introduced themselves. Firstly, we introduced the person next to…
    Shared on 23 July 2019
  • The interview process has not changed much. For a checkouts co-worker, the interview process began for me with a video interview. Secondly was a group interview where you get arranged randomly into gr…
    Shared on 19 July 2019

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

Interview tips at IKEA

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)46%
  • They didn’t have a dress code19%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)18%
  • Formal (business suit)14%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

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
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