Big Lots

  www.biglots.com
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    Great, friendly associates and managers. Totally open door policy.

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Erie, PA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Erie, PA

    I have been working at Big Lots part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    If you like customer service...you'll love this job!!

    Cons

    Only hire part time associates.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Less shrink with more recovery associates on the floor.

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    Positive Outlook
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Big Lots Interviews

Updated Nov 25, 2014
Updated Nov 25, 2014

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    Cashier Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Big Lots.

    Interview Details

    They asked about your past job history. Pretty simple process. Just go in and be calm and know a little bit about their company, they like that. Just come prepared and dressed nicely.

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    Easy Interview

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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Website www.biglots.com
Headquarters Columbus, OH
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1984
Type Company - Public (BIG)
Industry Retail
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Big Lots believes that a product's shelf life depends solely on which shelf it's on. The company is the nation's #1 broadline closeout retailer, with more than 1,400 Big Lots stores (down from a high of 1,500 in 2005) in 48 US states and about 90 in Canada. (More than one-third of its stores are located in California, Florida, Ohio, and Texas.) It sells a variety of brand-name products that have been overproduced, returned, discontinued, or result from liquidations, typically at 20%-40% below discounters' prices, as well as private-label items and furniture. Its wholesale... More

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