Things that suck about working in retail do you have anything else to add to this list let me know if you have any suggestions for future videos like these. Retail work is very visual, and it includes not only the stock, but those selling the stock too smart grooming and good clothing are an important part of presenting a professional image that inspires confidence in anyone dealing with you. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place get a constantly updating feed of breaking news, fun stories, pics, memes, and videos just for you passionate about something niche.
Many retail sales workers work evenings and weekends, particularly during holidays and other peak sales periods because the end-of-year holiday season is often the busiest time for retail stores, many employers limit sales workers' use of vacation time between november and the beginning of january. Working at this store for over two years has taught me so much and changed my perspective on retail as a whole we always jump to help each other whenever needed our stores can get pretty busy and i love how if an employee is shopping, they will just jump in to help us with whatever is going on. Savannah hughes has eight months of past retail experience working at banana republic in men's clothing and lynn tran has worked at various retail stores, including forever 21, abercrombie and jc penney.
Regardless of the job you want in retail—whether it be tech, design, or sales—retail hiring managers are looking for a particular set of transferable skills and traits from their interviewees. Perks of working in retail by: amy white when we talk about retail jobs , we're talking about any gig in which you're selling goods or merchandise in any capacity, whether you're manning a cell phone kiosk at the mall food court or you're educating customers about bathroom fixtures at a home improvement superstore. I hate working in retail shared i work in retail and i hate my life's photo sp s on s so s red s march 14, 2015 i work in retail and i hate my life is with. Retail taught me the importance of being patient when a situation spirals out of your control, as they so often do the world is a big place, and circumstances are dictated by god, fate, random chance, and whatever your inspirational or bitingly cynical zazzle coffee mug says.
Retail managers don't get a corner office, they don't get to stop doing the boring work and focus on strategic planning or managing a dynamic team working on important and interesting projects they have to do the same work they did before they were a manager, stock shelves, help customers, etc only now they have management responsibilities on top of that. But all retail jobs, regardless of industry or market, are more alike than different while there are exceptions, such as stocking clerks or some purely managerial positions, most retail jobs involve a mix of working the cash register and providing customer service, plus some subtle but effective loss prevention.
That's how i found myself working a retail job at a sporting goods store—the only steady job i could find after six months of unemployment in a down economy and a news industry in upheaval. To be able to work in retail all you really need is to be of legal age to work and watch a few training videos this means you are not prepared for every obstacle that may come your way for example, the register may decide to stop working and you have a line full of impatient customers. We take you to british columbia, canada where one wrongdoer took police on an extraordinary chase footage from a police helicopter, police cruiser dashcam and store surveillance video show a bizarre pursuit of a man on a motorcycle that happened around 1:50 pm on feb 20.
Working retail takes gut and honestly unless you are just a really peppy outgoing person a retail job is never permenant kudos to my fellow retail collueges hang in there everyone. It's especially pertinent for retail jobs because despite all the aforementioned perks of the industry, working retail can be challenging you're on your feet for long periods of time, and you're usually at the mercy of your clientele's whims and quirks. Interpersonal skills working in retail involves constantly interacting with others, including customers, colleagues, employers, and other buyers people in retail need to put on a friendly face, and be patient with frustrated customers.
Working an unreliable retail job is typically synonymous with long hours, unreasonable pay and irritable customers who have absolutely zero room for upward movement unless the boss suddenly croaks. If you've worked in retail for any amount of time you've probably developed a smoking habit, cynical attitude and lost hope in humanity dealing with rude customers, annoying managers, and endless shifts all for minimum wage should be recognised as a crime. Working retail retail jokes retail funny retail robin & friends retail comic work memes work humor work funnies retail problems forward so they'll know never to tell this joke again: 24 reasons why everyone should be forced to work retail for one day.
Back when i used to work retail, i got asked this question constantly and would get tired of looking all over the stockroom to look for something that i'm 85% sure is not there i think i found something the customer was looking for in the back just once the whole time working there. Ten skills you'll gain from working in part-time retail jobs don't overlook any of the skills you've gained from part-time retail work it can really help when you are putting together your cv and application for internships or graduate jobs. This feature is not available right now please try again later. One of the other benefits of retail is the flexible working hours and retail sales assistants account for 13% of all part-time positions in the uk in an age when consumers demand access to goods and services 24/7, retail workers are needed to 'man the shop' around the clock meaning there are many opportunities to fit your working hours around.