17 Perks Of Working In Retail

Working in retail isn’t always a breeze, but there are definitely some perks you get from the experience. So the next time you’re feeling down about working on a holiday or are rubbing the sleep out of your eyes at 6 a.m. on a Saturday, remember this:

1. You have learned so much patience from learning to be calm when someone walk in at 10 minutes to close.

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2. You can package things like a boss.

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3. You have thick skin and have learned to handle any customer insult with grace.

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4. You know where every item is in your store, and thus rule your kingdom.

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5. You get to see people do a lot of stupid things when they think no one is looking.

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7. You don’t poison anyone.

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8. You find joy in the little things, like when a customer’s credit card matches the name on their driver’s license.

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9. Your break room has an endless supply of coffee.

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10. You’ve experienced Black Friday…and survived.

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11. You’re a master of mind control.

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12. No one can stock like you do.

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 13. After closing time, you have the power to turn customers away.

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 14. You can beat any challenger in Fitbit steps because you’re on your feet all day.

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15. Sometimes you forget which week is payday, and then it’s like Christmas.

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 16. The end of every shift is a tiny celebration.

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 17. When your store does well, your boss utters these sweet words.

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