Thursday, November 19, IKEA Philippines announced it is hiring almost 500 workers for its first store in Pasay City.
In a statement, IKEA Philippines said its hiring covers a wide range of vacancies—including sales associates, recovery associates, food assistants, customer service associates, and more.
Part-time positions are also available, it added. “The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for many people. Creating meaningful, stable jobs and great workplaces is just one way that we fulfill this vision, [which is now] more important than ever during these challenging times,” Ikea Southeast Asia & Mexico Managing Director Christian Rojkjaer said.
According to the company, throughout the pandemic, IKEA’s Southeast Asia and Mexico has retained all its co-workers, despite closures of up to 73 days. The company will continue filling local positions in June 2021.
IKEA originally planned to open in the Philippines in 2020, but construction delays pushed back the opening to 2021.