Big Lots
3.5 out of 5 stars.
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Big Lots Careers and Employment

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About the company

  • CEO
    Bruce Thorn
  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    $5B to $10B (USD)
  • Industry
    Retail & Wholesale
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Jobs near you

There are 4 Big Lots jobs close to Ashburn, VA. You can check out other available jobs at Big Lots.

Store Associate/Stocker – 1704 – Now Hiring Minors 16+

Sterling Park, VA

30+ days ago

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Store Associate/Stocker - 5300

Germantown, MD

30+ days ago

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Popular Roles

Retail Sales Associate
$10.33 per hour
Store Manager
$60,327 per year
Sales Lead
$14.43 per hour
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Employees at Big Lots have reported receiving these benefits. They will vary by role and location.

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Work & Life Balance


Furniture Sales Associate in Sterling, VA
on May 25, 2017
productive and easy
a good part time job. i work in the furniture department, so i learned how to sale. the hardest part of the job is adapting to the scheduling. overall the workplace is good.
Assistant Manager in Clarksville, TN
on May 16, 2021
I have worked at Big Lots for 4 years now and its a very good company to work for. The management are good and most customers are very friendly. Only downfall is corporate backing management
Manager in Corbin, KY
on May 16, 2021
Not always able to get a lunch or a break then get written up for not taking one. There’s lots of times where you’re the only manager for hours or your whole shift. Lifting the furniture will mark its toll on your body. The associates are good for the most part. Management is never the same. Always new manager in and out of the store. It’s not something that consistent. You’re expected to help other management do their job before finishing/starting your own. You’re expected to tell the DM things are done when they haven’t even been started. Lifting the furniture is the worst part. It will take a toll on your body. Unorganized work environment. Management looks for easy target to throw their loads on. I could go on.
Sales Associate in Dover, DE
on May 15, 2021
If you are a high school student looking for work, this place is very welcoming! Management is nice. Other workers are always willing to help if you need anything.
Associate in Olympia, WA
on May 15, 2021
Met a lot of different people. The other associates make the workplace feel like a family environment. Flexible part-time schedules are a huge plus with big lots.
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Interview insights

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Favorable experience
Interview is easy
Process takes about a day or two

Interview Questions

They asked to give scenarios on how you made a bad customer service experience turn into a good one. Examples of previous job experience where you made a good customer happy. What is one of your weaknesses. Why do you want to work at big Lots

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Tell me about yourself? Previous job? Availability?

Shared on October 31, 2020

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Big Lots locations

Columbus, OH
Montgomery, AL
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Tremont, PA
Houston, TX
Phoenix, AZ
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