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Updated Nov 6, 2022

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Found 68 of over 69 reviews
3.1
49% Recommend to a Friend
52% Approve of CEO

Found 68 of over 69 reviews

3.1
49%
Recommend to a Friend
52%
Approve of CEO
Big R Stores CEO Matt Whebbe (no image)
Matt Whebbe
12 Ratings

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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Excellent

    Sep 12, 2022 - Warehouse Worker 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good working environment, and community

    Cons

    There is no cons for this review

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  2. 1.0
    Former Employee

    Not my cup of tea

    Nov 6, 2022 - Small Business Owner 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Seeing the firearms before anyone else.

    Cons

    In my opinion alot could change

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  4. 1.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Toxic

    Oct 12, 2022 - Assistant Buyer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Store discount Typical 8-5 M-F with weekends and holidays off

    Cons

    Have to apart of the "in" crowd. Far below competitive wages for employees within the store level and entry to mid level positions Awful insurance benefits with high premiums Very toxic work environment Limited growth and opportunities

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Ok

    Jul 20, 2022 - Sales Associate/Cashier in Vancouver, BC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great work environment Inviting and challenging.

    Cons

    Unfair pay Managers pick favorites Too many female cashiers cause drama It's like working with high schoolers.

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  6. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Its Okay

    Aug 5, 2022 - Hardware Lead 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly Coworkers Helping Customers No other pros

    Cons

    Management Management not caring about losing employees False Promises of Increasing Compensation and/or Promotion after working for 6 or more months. Regional Manager Home Office not caring about a store overstocked with product in a store Low Wages High Turn Over Low Morale Some Coworkers allowed to do the bare minimum of work, while other coworkers are expected to pick up the slack. Favoritism Too much gossip No growth plan No opportunity to be promoted

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Review

    Aug 2, 2022 - Asst Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Just trying to self improve

    Cons

    It takes to long to start

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Its retail

    May 17, 2022 - Sales Associate/Cashier in Vũng Tàu
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent community. Nice shifts. 4 days on 2 days off.

    Cons

    Its retail. You are asked to work all the time. Don't stop for a quick chat. Don't visit with coworkers. Find something to clean. You can't have insulated waterbottles because they aren't clear. Customers can be awful.

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  9. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Not a bad place to work...

    Jun 3, 2022 - Cashier in Pueblo, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Hour lunch, close at 8, friendly customers

    Cons

    No room to grow. Overworked and underpaid.

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good business

    Mar 3, 2022 - Administrative Assistant in Winnemucca, NV
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I’ve only been here for a little bit but so far it’s a good job. The people in my department are easy to get along with.

    Cons

    Some people that work here mess around a lot and don’t get jobs done.

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  11. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Quality place to work

    Jun 5, 2022 - Team Member in Canon City, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good hours friendly staff fun work environment

    Cons

    management needs to work on being there for helping employees

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Big R Stores has an overall rating of 3.1 out of 5, based on over 69 reviews left anonymously by employees. 49% of employees would recommend working at Big R Stores to a friend and 21% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 7% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Big R Stores employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Big R Stores. This rating has decreased by -13% over the last 12 months.

49% of Big R Stores employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Big R Stores 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.9 for culture and values and 2.3 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Big R Stores to be workplace, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be culture, career development, management.

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