opening of store operations, verifying safe audits, checking kronos for irregular clocking in and out, store appearance, checking stock levels, checking outgoing pouches to corporate
store replenishment, delegating workload to staff, following up on staff to make sure efficiency and productivity is going smoothly, closing procedures, safe and register audits
You learn to move with a purpose with multi tasking at the same time providing excellent customer service.
All of the management are very experienced in retail, they eat breathe and sleep retail. With that being said, not all management are people friendly. To have good sales you need good morale, to have good morale, you need to be a people person and know how to effectively communicate with lower management and staff.
Co-workers become too attached to upper management and that's when the gossiping happens. Upper management and including the HR personnel should have boundaries when handling personnel issues.
Dealing with the DM (District Manager) was the hardest part of the job. Too much corrective criticism and not enough congratulatory praises.
Most enjoyable part of the job is when your clocking out to go home! Oh wait, nope! Before you go home sometimes you have to drop off product transfers to other stores or pick up merchandise. This is off the clock with mileage and gas not even being compensated.
For single folks medical is free, matching 401k profit sharing $1 to $1.25
Erratic work schedule, too much gossip, too much criticism from DM, corporate too controlling