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Big W Overview

Sydney
10000+ employees
1964
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Shops
$2 to $5 billion (AUD) per year
Competitors

Kmart, Target, David Jones

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 ... Read more

Mission: 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 ... Read more

Big W Reviews

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    Former Employee - Cashier
    Former Employee - Cashier

    I worked at Big W part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great team, friendly staff and opportunity to learn new skills and train in other areas, perfect for a first job in highschool. Responsive management to concerns

    Cons

    Shortened hours near end of my time meant only three hour shifts.

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Big W Interviews

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    Christmas Casual Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newcastle
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Big W (Newcastle) in September 2020.

    Interview

    Was a pretty chill interview. Happened within max 10 mins. Had a sit down with 2 people and was just asked simple questions. Wore black work pants and a nice top.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about yourself and your past work history   1 Answer
    • If you’re working in a group project and feel your partner is lacking in contribution, how would you go about this?   1 Answer
    • What is your understanding of this role?   1 Answer
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