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Big Lots Interview Questions

Updated Nov 25, 2014
Updated Nov 25, 2014
114 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Big Lots.

    Interview Details

    The normal. How do you fit in with this company?

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    NO negotiations
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Corporate Office Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Big Lots.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Took 1/2month and got a phone call for interview. Very basic questions. Just go through your resume and why you want to work for Big lots

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Worth, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Worth, TX
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Big Lots.

    Interview Details

    Walked in because of a posted banner outside, Filled out the paperwork and told them I had experience. I gave references and was hired on the spot and started that day. The store was very short handed going into the holiday season and needed someone right away. I was surprised at how little information was requested but happy to get the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Strangest interview since the only questioned asked was if I had experience.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    None, they gave me what I ws asking for
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Big Lots.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed by Regional recruiter on the telephone. Asked about work history, how i would handle certain situations involving negative customer service experiences ect. Questions about salary expectations. Next interviewed with the District Manager who laid out what their expectation were. After that a phone interview with Regional Manager as a sign off to make an offer.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  6.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Big Lots.

    Interview Details

    Simple interview with store manager and DM. regular questions like how much volume at previous store, payroll and shrink rates. How you handle situations. etc. nothing unexpected. They run a background check that takes about a week. No drug test unless you have an accident at work and then they run an oral swab.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    promises of raises that aren't in writing and don't happen. Raises happen once a year and that's it. Promises of training that doesn't happen. Figure it out yourself or sink.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Akron, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Akron, OH
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Big Lots.

    Interview Details

    interviewer was brief, told me what he was looking for and about the company and upon reviewing my application asked if I was ready to work

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    when asked what days available, the one day I'm not available I continuously get scheduled to work
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    IT Service Desk Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Big Lots.

    Interview Details

    The interview was very informal and not difficult. I didn't feel like I was being challenged for the position, but rather that the interviewer wanted to get to know me professionally and a bit on a personal level. While I understand this was to see if I'd be a good fit, it seemed very strange once the interviewer told me the position had been filled nearly a week earlier.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Customer Service Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Big Lots in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    one interview, can you work with a team, under pressure, meet goals. can you handle rude or uneasy customers. Lots for book/ manuals papers to fill out. want you to work as soon as your done with the paper work.

    Interview Questions
    • most difficult was can you work out problems with fellow workers   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Customer Service Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    They have a great training program for people having hard times finding a job

    Interview Questions
    • They asked a lot of personal and introspective questions that I could not answer on the top of my head   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  11.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Big Lots.

    Interview Details

    Asked if I had any experience.

    Interview Questions
    • None. Previous jobs and hours available was about all that was asked.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

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