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It a great entry level job

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Current Employee - Store Manager  in  Riverside, CA
Current Employee - Store Manager in Riverside, CA

I have been working at Big Lots full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

You get an employee discount of 20% and a couple times a year they give an employee apprecaition days were you get 30% off your purchases

Cons

Hours for the people that work for you. Its hard to keep them there with less than 24 hours a week. Part timers are only gaurennteed 3 hours a week

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for Big Lots

  1.  

    Employee Treatment is Terrible

    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Dock to Stock  in  Inverness, FL
    Former Employee - Dock to Stock in Inverness, FL

    I worked at Big Lots part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good coworkers. Enjoyed what I was doing.

    Cons

    Terrible employ treatment. Threatened with job every week.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stand up for your staff instead of stabbing them in the back.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Hated every second.

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Billings, MT
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Billings, MT

    I worked at Big Lots full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There is no pros to working for this company they will screw you over the second they can, and they won't hesitate to do it.

    Cons

    Aren't able to manage own people, constantly had to check with store manager even to coach someone, was not trained properly, should have had more hours and people to work this store.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    train people better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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