Pros: flexibility, benefits, bonus structure
Cons: physical strain, busy work, micro management
A typical day at work includes opening the store, meeting with contractors, prospecting new business, deepening customer relationships, transferring product, specifying coatings systems, quoting products, updating pricing, training employees, mixing paint, taking orders, expensing, monitoring sales and budgets, purchasing, receiving. Tinting orders and matching stains. Testing products. Networking and picking peoples minds. Hardest part of the job is long hours. Most enjoyable is meeting new people and learning the business and market.