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Shift managers can use their managerial experience to apply to higher-paying managerial roles, such as a general manager or store manager, depending on the field they work in. They may choose to pursue an associate or bachelor's degree in a field such as business administration or marketing to give them access to work opportunities that require a post-secondary degree.
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Shift managers and shift leaders both supervise staff during the shift. However, shift managers typically have more administrative, operational, and organizational responsibilities. For example, they may maintain inventory, order supplies and merchandise, and balance the store's budget.