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Work/Life Balance 3.4
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Culture 3.3
Compensation/Benefits 2.9
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Our Mission: Surprises in Every Aisle, Every Day

Our business was founded on the belief that everyone loves a great deal. This guiding principle is at the heart of our mission: Surprises in every aisle, every day! Our customers are savvy about shopping, practical about savings, and thrilled by great merchandise, brands, and prices.

One Team. One Goal!

Big Lots associates are part of a team dedicated to our mission: Surprises in every aisle, every day. We hire people who will flourish in our fun and fast-paced environment. Our associates are encouraged to try new ideas, make decisions, and take on greater responsibilities. Their energy, enthusiasm, and dedication to our customers are the major factors in our incredible growth.

Looking for your next BIG opportunity?

Our people make Big Lots a great place to shop — and a great place to work. We’re looking for associates who exemplify our guiding values. Who are committed to customer service. Who want a career with opportunities, challenges, and rewards. If you’re interested in joining a fantastic team, check out our job postings.

Committment to Community

Big Lots cares about the community, and that’s why we’re donating time, money, and other resources to non-profit organizations across the country. Through the Big Lots Foundation, our associates come together and give big!

Our giving priorities include supporting programs and 501(c)3 organizations in the areas of healthcare, housing, hunger, and education, especially those serving women and children.



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About Big Lots

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) is a unique, non-traditional, discount retailer operating over 1,400 BIG LOTS stores in 47 states with product assortments in the merchandise categories of Furniture, Seasonal, Soft Home, Food, Consumables, Hard Home, and Electronics, Toys & Accessories. Our vision is to be recognized for providing – more... 

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300 Phillipi Rd.
Columbus OH, United States 43228
$5B to $10B (USD)
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