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SOURCE IKEA Canada
IKEA Canada Named One of Canada's Top Employers for Young People for the
Third Consecutive Year
BURLINGTON, ON, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - IKEA Canada is pleased to be
recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People. This
marks the third consecutive year Mediacorp awarded this accolade to the
leading furniture and home furnishings retailer. This coveted
designation is awarded to Canada's leaders who effectively attract and
retain younger employees to their organizations.
"IKEA Canada continues to attract ambitious young professionals by
offering exceptional leadership opportunities," says Kerri Molinaro,
President of IKEA Canada. "Young IKEA enthusiasts relate to our culture
and values, many showing the potential to have an exciting and
fulfilling career with a great brand and global company."
The following are just a few among the many initiatives that make IKEA
uniquely attractive to younger employees:
Tuition assistance - IKEA offers a 75 per cent educational assistance
Backpacker Program - Co-workers have the chance to travel for a year and
work alongside a mentor in different locations around the world.
IWitness Global Citizens Program - This opportunity of a lifetime offers
co-workers the chance to visit a developing country and see first-hand
the impact the IKEA Foundation and the Soft Toy for Education program
has on improving the lives of children through educational programs.
IKEA around the Globe - Since IKEA has stores and offices in 42
countries, international moves are often available.
Competitive benefits for everyone, including part-time co-workers.
About IKEA Canada
IKEA is a leading home furnishings retailer with 342 stores in 42
countries worldwide, which are visited by 776 million people every
year. IKEA Canada has 12 stores which are visited by over 25 million
people every year. Last year the IKEA.com websites attracted 1.1
billion visitors. Founded in 1943, IKEA's business philosophy is to
offer a wide range of products of good design and function at prices so
low, the majority of people can afford them. For more information on
IKEA, please visit: www.IKEA.ca.
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