Pros: Free Candy
Cons: No health benefits
Marshalls was my very first retail job. I was a sales associate working part-time and had very little retail experience. I was first assigned to processing clothes in the basement- boy, that was a scary start. I did not know people actually manually tagged the clothes before distributing the clothes for sale. I thought it just came with price tags and sensors- I know, it's a no brainer, right? It just never came to my mind. Then later, they needed cashiers upstairs on the sales floor so of course I had the chance to actually speak to customers and interact- which is something I'd rather do. A fun and fast-paced environment was what I liked and enjoyed doing. I did mainly cash registers with bagging items and wrapping glassware. And besides cashiering, we had to make sales too- we were selling what they call TJX Rewards Credit cards. Which was a store credit card that can be used with any other Marshalls, Tj Maxx, and Homegoods stores. We had a goal of two a day, and of course, I always met my daily goals. The management there was good, nothing bad. They always strived to be apart of our success by helping us with questions or shielding us while customers try to threaten us. When I was there, I met several cool individuals. They were always hard working but yet always looking out for one another. The hardest part of my job was probably my start, I started downstairs and it was not something I enjoyed doing because you spoke to no one and there was really nothing much to do but hang clothes on racks. The most enjoyable part of my job was price markdowns. We had to come super early but it was always nice to have quiet times and fast-moving team members.