A typical day at work consists of ringing up 2-300 customers while juggling the tasks of maintaining the store. If you're management, add a bunch of paperwork and inventory checks to that, as well as having to solve 10 different problems at a time.
I learned that I really enjoy the side of retail that deals with inventory. I love to count, stock, - more... order, etc. This job has also sharpened my communication and problem solving skills.
The workplace culture is pretty laid back. Just keep the store looking good, and take care of the customers, and management will love you. I've had some good ... - less