Big Lots Overview

  • www.biglots.com
  • Columbus, OH
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1969
  • Company - Public (BIG)
  • General Merchandise & Superstores
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

CompetitorsTarget, Walmart, Dollar General
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Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) is a community retailer operating over 1,400 BIG LOTS stores in 47 states This means we’re dedicated to serving alongside you with friendly service, trustworthy value, and affordable solutions in every season and aisle ...
Mission: We help people live BIG and save LOTS

Big Lots Reviews

3.1
50%
Recommend to a Friend
48%
Approve of CEO
Bruce Thorn
Bruce Thorn
547 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 10 years

"Competitive"

Sep 23, 2022 - Dock to Stock Lead in Wallingford, CT
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

Challenge and fun place to work.

Cons

Not enough people for tasks.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Big Lots

3.3
(761 Reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at Big Lots?

...over work young people for such little pay....Read More

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Big Lots Interviews

Experience
Positive59%
Negative20%
Neutral22%
Getting an Interview
Applied online47%
In Person35%
Employee Referral7%
Difficulty
1.8
Average
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  1. Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Big Lots (United States)

    Interview

    It's your typical interview. Why would you be a perfect fit, tell me about yourself, what would you do in this scenario type questions. It's a very laid back interview process.
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Company Updates

October 6, 2017
Congratulations to our newest store in Mesa, AZ. Please join us in welcoming them to the family! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQYzX
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Big Lots Announces Grand Opening Of Mesa, AZ Store
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October 4, 2017
JOB ALERT in COLUMBUS, OH! Our NEW Store of the Future location in Grandview is hiring! We are seeking part-time associates to join our team at our newest location. Apply here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQYHy
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Seasonal Store Associate/Stocker - 5356
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Big Lots Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500Fortune2016
  • Fortune 500Fortune2015

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Big Lots FAQ

(63 Questions)

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What is paid time off like at Big Lots?

...Usually kind coworkers, decent work environment, fast paced, payed time off, sick days, flexible schedule, same day pay...

August 2, 2022

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People Also Ask about Big Lots

Employees rate Big Lots 3.1 out of 5 stars based on 2,986 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Big Lots, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Big Lots and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 50% of employees would recommend working at Big Lots to a friend. This is based on 2,891 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

59% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Big Lots as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 1.8 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Big Lots.

43% of employees think that Big Lots has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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