As manager you have normal duties: payroll, scheduling, hiring, displays and planograms, inventory, etc. However, everything must be completed, so you have to spend many extra hours to make up for lack of payroll. Average hours spent in store are about 60+ per week (without compensation for extra time). Payroll was never adjusted for increased trending sales. Store was built with goal of $1m per yr, but did almost $1.5m the first yr.
Starting hourly rate too low to get and retain quality employees, so turnover is high. Not enough hours to keep part time associates.
Has a relaxed atmosphere. You are able to interact with and get to know customers and other associates.
Fulltime benefits, opportunity to excell and get promoted
Too many uncompensated hours for salaried personnel. Not enough payroll.