A typical day at work consisted of going over the budget goals and basic housekeeping, then jumping straight into floor work. Greeting customers was a must - we were always encouraged to drop what we were doing and greet customers.
I learned to be aware of my surroundings at all times, the importance of a positive attitude, patience, how to multi-task, - more... how to deal under pressure.
Management was helpful but at times overbearing. Budget goals were often too high for the amount of foot traffic we were getting in store.
The hardest part of the job was trying to meet daily budget when t ... - less