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IKEA Tebrau offers more than 250 job opportunities

IKEA Tebrau offers more than 250 job opportunities

April 29, 2017

JOHOR BARU, April 29 April — IKEA, which is slated to open its third store here by year-end, is ready to hire staff. In a statement, the Swedish company said it would be offering permanent positions such as food and beverage assistants, sales assistants, customer relations assistants, warehouse assistants or forklift drivers and recovery assistants. IKEA Tebrau will be hosting a three-day job fair from May 5-7 from 9 am to 5 pm at the KSL Hotel and Resort, Taman Abad, Johor... Read more

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A trader looks at a screen that charts the S&P 500 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York April 29, 2017. — Reuters pic

A trader looks at a screen that charts the S&P 500 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York April 29, 2017. — Reuters pic