Big R Stores Reviews

Updated Jan 14, 2021

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6 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales 

    I worked at Big R Stores full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and advancement opportunities

    Cons

    None, it’s a great workplace

  2. "Boring"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Morris, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Big R Stores full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good coworkers and nice customers.

    Cons

    Some management is rude, old run down

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  3. "Don’t waste your time"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Team Member 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Big R Stores full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Only pro there is great co workers

    Cons

    They like to discriminate workers

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  4. "just me"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Clerk in Gibson City, IL

    I worked at Big R Stores full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Insurance was very good for me

    Cons

    insurance was too expensive for my family

  5. "Co-workers are great"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Member in Farmington, NM
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Big R Stores part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great environment, good managers, good base pay

    Cons

    Customers are rude because of the side of town it's located at

  6. "Dont work here!"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in McHenry, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Big R Stores full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    There isnt any after he sold the company.

    Cons

    After Jerry sold the company it went down Hill.

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  7. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Springfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great customer service, as well employees!

    Cons

    There wasn’t but one and that was with the store manager

  8. "Decent summer job"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Courtesy Associate in Crawfordsville, IN

    I worked at Big R Stores part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easygoing environment with great coworkers

    Cons

    Each team member was not held to the same standard of job performance

  9. "Good for experience"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Colorado Springs, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Big R Stores full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    This is a good place for experience in retail and people skills.

    Cons

    Pay. You should make a good deal more depending on how useful you are, seeing as there is a major lack in pay with experience and in management.

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  10. "Good business"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Santa Fe, NM
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Room to grow, educational opportunities, family atmosphere

    Cons

    Low salaries, moving away from "family" atmosphere and into Corporate structure

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