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CUSTOM FRAME MANAGER, IN-DEPTH: Convincing People to Buy My Designs

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Alicia, a store manager, describes the challenges of her job, what she likes most, her key decisions, how to get into the industry, and work-life balance. She tells us that companies in her industry like to hire people without experience and train them, but the downside is that they don't pay very well.

Job Title: Store Manager

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
National Statistic Change Location
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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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m='25550'>a</span> <span m='25620'>lot</span> <span m='25840'>of</span> <span m='26150'>geometry.</span> <span m='27460'>And</span> <span m='28705'>I</span> <span m='29070'>definitely</span> <span m='29640'>do</span> <span m='29820'>math</span> <span m='30100'>everyday,</span> <span m='30400'>all the</span> <span m='30900'>time.</span> </p><p><span m='31900'>Is</span> <span m='32110'>it</span> <span m='32220'>hard</span> <span m='32470'>to</span> <span m='32549'>get</span> <span m='32780'>this</span> <span m='33080'>job?</span> <span m='33420'>It's</span> <span m='33770'>not</span> <span m='34080'>difficult,</span> <span m='34780'>but</span> <span m='34990'>it</span> <span m='35110'>doesn't</span> <span m='35430'>pay</span> <span m='35610'>a</span> <span m='35710'>lot.</span> <span m='36110'>So,</span> <span m='37860'>because</span> <span m='38210'>of</span> <span m='38360'>that,</span> <span m='39450'>companies</span> <span m='40510'>in</span> <span m='40720'>this</span> <span m='40890'>industry</span> <span m='41300'>are</span> <span m='41360'>usually</span> <span m='41660'>pretty</span> <span m='41910'>open</span> <span m='42260'>to</span> <span m='42340'>hiring</span> <span m='42680'>people</span> <span m='42960'>without</span> <span m='43280'>experience.</span> <span m='44680'>They</span> <span m='44730'>like</span> <span m='44900'>to</span> <span m='45000'>train</span> <span m='45340'>them.</span> <span m='45840'>And</span> <span m='46410'>then,</span> <span m='46620'>as</span> <span m='46870'>you</span> <span m='47000'>learn</span> <span m='47240'>more,</span> <span m='47640'>and</span> <span m='47920'>you</span> <span m='48030'>want</span> <span m='48220'>to be</span> <span m='48410'>paid</span> <span m='48630'>more,</span> <span m='49745'>then you</span> <span m='50000'>probably</span> <span m='50240'>move</span> <span m='50520'>on</span> <span m='50760'>to</span> <span m='51380'>a</span> <span m='51480'>job</span> <span m='51750'>that</span> <span m='51860'>requires</span> <span m='52340'>a</span> <span m='52390'>little</span> <span m='52580'>bit</span> <span m='52740'>more</span> <span m='52960'>knowledge</span> <span m='53340'>and</span> <span m='53670'>experience.</span> <span m='54590'>Working</span> <span m='55020'>in</span> <span m='55100'>a</span> <span m='55130'>gallery</span> <span m='55610'>or a</span> <span m='55710'>museum,</span> <span m='56150'>or</span> <span m='56220'>something</span> <span m='56560'>like</span> <span m='56760'>that.</span> </p><p><span m='57320'>My</span> <span m='57500'>work</span> <span m='57820'>life</span> <span m='58080'>balance</span> <span m='58660'>is</span> <span m='59590'>not</span> <span m='60300'>bad.</span> <span m='62420'>I</span> <span m='62490'>work,</span> <span m='63020'>usually,</span> <span m='63420'>40</span> <span m='63760'>hours</span> <span m='64080'>every</span> <span m='64300'>week.</span> <span m='65349'>But</span> <span m='65500'>I'm</span> <span m='65630'>able</span> 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