Big W Reviews

Updated 11 Jan 2021

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3.4
62%
Recommend to a Friend
87%
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Big W Acting Chief Executive David Walker (no image)
David Walker
68 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, relatively low stress(in 22 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours, kind staff great environment(in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "long hours when it school holiday times(in 7 reviews)

  • "No room for advancement unless you have a family member in the business or apply externally(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Employment review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Apparel Associate in Miranda
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Big W part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly team members, enjoyment workplace

    Cons

    Having to work weekends, Encountering difficult customers

  2. "GOOD"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Space and Range Analyst in Bella Vista

    I have been working at Big W full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good people to work with and great systems

    Cons

    lots of pushback for change associated to technology


  3. "Fantastic (Mostly)"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Casual Night Fill 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Big W part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great co-workers and team Quite active and on the move a lot Training wasn't too bad either

    Cons

    Some bad customers Drama, but easy to avoid

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  4. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Big W full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good place to work, looked after during COVID-19, great career growth

    Cons

    Not much support for line managers

  5. "Hardgoods Team Member"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hardgoods Team Member in Mirrabooka
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Big W part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good team, Good benefits, easy to fit in and learn

    Cons

    Not getting shifts after Christmas

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  6. "Big w"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Big W full-time

    Pros

    a lot of opportunities to get extra shifts

    Cons

    Not always the best management structure

  7. "Good hours"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Associate in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Big W part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good hours, family work life balance

    Cons

    Lack of communication from bigger bosses

  8. "Good Starting Point"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate 

    I worked at Big W part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good offers & discount for staff

    Cons

    long hours when it school holiday times

  9. "Great Store"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Casual 

    I have been working at Big W part-time

    Pros

    Good hours, decent pay, helpful co-workers

    Cons

    Not a lot of loyalty as a worker

  10. "Kanaka s"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service 

    I have been working at Big W full-time

    Pros

    Fun to work at with other like minded

    Cons

    Management and growth. Repetitive nature

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