As mentioned on my About page, I work part-time in retail. There aren't many other options around here other than warehouse stuff and office work - which I can do, but didn't want a desk job anymore - unless you have more specialized training in another field. Although I do have that, I'm an Independent Contractor and I didn't anticipate Covid-19 or the impact it would have on growing my business. Who did?
So there I am...primarily cashiering, but also frequently on the sales floor assisting customers, stocking shelves, reshopping returned items, recovering misplaced products, filling online orders or bringing them out for curbside pick-ups, digging through the overstuffed stock room when necessary, and on it goes. They've got me just about everywhere.
This post can easily be a rant about the dumbest, rudest customers, but it's more satisfying to get that out of my system with co-workers. Once in a while, I get a little comic relief. Usually at check-out. Here are a few of the priceless gems:
I'm not too sure of how I came to be there for as long as I have, but it's probably the crafting supplies, management that works around my schedule, and moments like that.