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Deal with rude upset customers, Do daily paperwork, Run the register, Deal with vendors have orders barked at you all day. from upper management.
As a cashier if you're opening, you clean the restrooms, clean the front end before opening if possible, checking out customers during the day checking in packages from FedEx or UPS, directing customers in the right direction, processing online orders or curbside orders, helping newer associates on the register. There's the occasional helping with truck and stocking days and or helping out the furniture team.
The job itself is easy and the other employees are fun to be around. Be prepared to deal with bad managers.
Not very busy.
Get a cart and put up stock. On truck day we unload and after go home. One day a week we get a truck with about 30 sofas. Another day a truck with 30 to 40 mattresses. I had to leave because I could no longer move couches around. (They weigh about. 200. To. 250 pounds)
It's a great place to work and the atmosphere
Trash totally unorganized. Management barely knows what they are doing and looks to upper management which only shows up once a month
Depending on what position you are hired for.
At first when the store opens the flow of customers is slow but as soon as it hits 11am on most days it gets busy no matter if your cashier, recovery, or in furniture and it stays like that til mostly 6-8pm
Big Lots is a goodcompany to work for. Typical day involves meeting and working with various types of individuals.