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SHIFT LEAD/RETAIL, IN-DEPTH: Smaller Stores Are More Accepting Of Employee's Individuality

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Loreyna, the Shift Lead for a toy store, describes what she loves most about her job, its challenges, and whether it's hard to get a job in her field. She's so happy to be employed by a small, community store; she thinks that a large chain might not be so accepting of her individuality -- and purple hair.

School: Alameda City College
Job Title: Shift Lead

Job Summary: Retail Store Manager

Job Description

Store managers supervise a retail organization's staff, meet customer needs and plan and coordinate sales, merchandising and budgeting. In order to effectively perform the multitude of tasks required, managers should work well under pressure and with deadlines, and have significant experience in retail business and human resources. They also need strong leadership, interpersonal and multitasking skills.

On-the-Job Training

Limited on-the-job training. Most managers will have worked in retail previously as salespeople.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$20,000 - $60,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
6 to 10 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Flexible, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Leadership ability, People skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Detail oriented, Problem solving skills, Teamwork

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