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David J. Campisi
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    Good Team, Awesome Store manager!

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    Former Employee - CSS in Gilbert, AZ
    Former Employee - CSS in Gilbert, AZ

    I worked at Big Lots


    awesome management team, good co-works, good customers


    not enough hours, got tired of pushing rewards program, not a lot of room for advancement.

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Big Lots Interviews

Updated Feb 24, 2015
Updated Feb 24, 2015

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Interview Difficulty




    Assistant Store Manager Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Big Lots.

    Interview Details

    It was pretty straight forward. I applied online, then a recruiter called and interviewed me. They asked basic interview questions such as; what would I do in a particular situation and what was my weakest area. I was then called in and interviewed by the DM. The recuriter called again and offered me a position.

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    I had another offer from a different company so that helped. I used that to get a better offer.
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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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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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