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IKEA Bolingbrook, IL Store Looking To Hire 300

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IKEA, a leading home furnishings retailer, announced the recruitment program for its future Bolingbrook store — opening this Fall — that will include a job fair event at the Bolingbrook High School on July 9 offering prospective coworkers the chance to seek a “Better Everyday Life.” IKEA Bolingbrook will be the Swedish company’s second store in Chicagoland and 25th in the U.S. (IKEA Schaumburg opened in 1998 and is known for drawing customers from throughout the Midwest.) “With a vision to create a better everyday life for the many, we are thrilled to offer interested jobseekers in the Bolingbrook area diverse coworkers positions with limitless opportunity,” said Joseph Roth, public affairs director for IKEA. “We realize that enjoying daily work responsibilities and having a good work/life balance is extremely valuable to our coworkers.” Available coworker positions include: warehousing; sales; maintenance; customer service; cashiers; and approximately 60 food service opportunities at the IKEA Restaurant, Swedish Foodmarket, Café Bistro and staff cafeteria. Following are more details about time and location: Saturday, July 9, 2005 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Bolingbrook High School, 365 Raider Way. Bolingbrook, IL 60440 Interested candidates are also welcome to submit applications via the IKEA web site at http://jobsat.IKEA-USA.com. Named in Working Mother magazine’s annual list of the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” (for two consecutive years), recently named to FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list and included in Training magazine’s annual “Top 100” ranking of companies that excel at human capital development (for three years in a row), IKEA values and has great respect for coworkers’ personal lives and the importance of a work/life balance. With approximately 300 jobs to be filled at the second IKEA store in Chicagoland, this recruitment effort will offer prospective coworkers the opportunity to seek employment in a work environment known for being just as fun and unique for coworkers as it is for customers shopping there. For information about employment, please visit http://jobsat.ikea-usa.com.

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