Ordinary retail outlet made fun with coworkers.
Pros: Relatively flexible management
Cons: Often called in on days off
My first retail position. I had never operated a cash register before, but I got the hang of things rather quickly. When I wasn't assisting a customer at checkout, I was to help unload freight and stock shelves, which I enjoyed. I was quickly promoted to the third-key position, and I took on even more duties, such as opening and closing the store, setting up cash drawers in the morning and counting them down at the end of the night. I enjoyed the third key position, because it allowed me a bit more freedom to move around the store, focus primarily on freight, and assist my coworkers when the lines built up. Most of the difficulty came from being in a small town, and the vast majority of our customers were regulars, who - because of their status as regulars - were under the impression that they were an exception to a lot of the rules and policies DG as a cooperation upholds. The most enjoyable part was my position allowing me to tell them that they were not an exception to the rules.