Working at Big W

70%
Recommend working here to a friend
87%
Rate salary as high or average
3.1
Career development
3.5
Work life balance
3.0
Management
2.9
Benefits & perks
3.5
Diversity & equal opportunity
3.5
Working environment

Recent employee reviews

Checkout Operator

'Great environment, disappointing management'

Newcastle West, New South Wales, Australia — 1 month ago

The good things

Most staff are lovely to work with, the staff facilities are great (lockers and staff room)

The challenges

Management changes like the wind, there's almost zero chance of getting a contract even when you've been working casually and diligently for 4 years (me)

Merchandiser

'Get rid of some of the corporate oxygen thieves and make way to listen and act o...'

Bella Vista, New South Wales, Australia — 1 month ago

The good things

Actual work was great , proving new ways of working can change the culture of the business was great

The challenges

Dealing with professional corporates whose career and life revolves around justifying their existence without actually doing anything. This breeds a negative culture. Als...

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About Big W

For over 50 years BIG W has been the trusted backstop of Australian households. We have clothed Australian families, furnished Australian homes and filled Australian toy boxes. We opened our first store on the outskirts of Newcastle in New South Wales in 1964 and have 186 stores operating across Australia today. BIG W is proud to provide Australian shoppers with a broad range of quality general merchandise products at low prices. From women's, men's and children's clothing and shoes to homewares, electronics, pet food, cleaning items, party goods, toys and books, BIG W is a popular one-stop-shop for customers seeking great design, brands and value across the country. What we're like BIG W's best and most valued asset is its team of 22,000 passionate people in Australia and Asia. We believe the most vital ingredient to driving our business success is our people and we aim to empower every individual to make a positive contribution, extend career skills and ultimately maximise their potential.
Headquarters1 Woolworths Way Bella Vista Nsw 2153

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