• Looking for work? Ikea in Renton making on-spot offers Thursday

    By: DEBBIE COCKRELL, The News Tribune


    RENTON, Wash. - It’s not just Amazon and Whole Foods that hold national hiring events. Ikea is in the game, too.

    Ikea Renton Home Furnishings is looking for 80 part-time and full-time workers for the store at 601 SW 41st St. in Renton.

    Positions include home furnishings sales, customer service, cashiers, warehouse receiving, stock replenishment and food service.

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    You can take part in on-site interviews Thursday (Nov. 9), between 2 and 8 p.m., at the store’s restaurant. You also can apply online at https://seeacareerwithus.com.

    Applicants must be age 18 or older.

    The retailer says qualified workers will be offered jobs on the spot.

    “Our offer includes a competitive health care plan, a generous 401(k) plan, and much more — even pet insurance,” Diedre Goodchild, store manager, said in a news release announcing the hiring event.

    And yes, store discounts also come with employment.

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