Pros: discounts, breaks, respect in the work place
Cons: long hours
A typical day began by arriving punctually to your shift. Checking in with your manage to understand what new merchandise the store received. Then we would receive our tasks for making the store look magnificent. On the visual team, we would move the merchandise throughout the store to make things look fresh, new and more pleasing to the eye. After the store was completely steamed out and everything was in place, we would open the store. Depending on the business and coverage on the sales floor, I would assist customers and make sales. If the sales floor was slow, I would go to the stock room and help put merchandise into its respective location.
The hardest part of the job was the manual labor of moving one item from one side of the store to the other.
The most enjoyable part of the job was building relationships with co-workers and customers. Some customers would come back and ask to work with me. It was a great feeling.