A Place to Learn about Managing for the First Time
Assistant Manager (Former Employee) – Medicine Hat, AB – April 5, 2016
Typically, I would start my day by going through the previous days emails, check for online orders, get the days budget, and check which of my staff was working that day. I would then walk through my departments and write a list of things that needed to be done or finished.
I handled customers questions and concerns, performed opening and closing duties, as well as, a support system for my staff and co-workers.
I learned how to manage a group of people, tasks, and myself, for the first time.
I had a great management team I worked with closely. My boss taught me a lot of important skills as a manager, as well as, life skills. My co-workers were young and vibrant people who all got along with each other and worked hard but had fun.
The hardest part of my job was managing my merchandising time and my staff at the same time.
The most enjoyable part of my job was positively affecting the younger staff in the workplace skills and life skills.