When I first started at the Terra Losa location for Mastermind in Edmonton, it was a new manager by the name of M. The store was brand new, and this was M's first time being a full manager, and even though we opened just before the Christmas season we were doing very well.
However, the upper management were having a few issues with another manager from our largest store in South Common. So they decided to do a manager shuffle; moving the manager, assistant manager and a shift leader to Terra Losa replacing M and the assistant manager, with another associate transferring at the same time.
Suddenly there were less shifts for everyone because the new arrivals were given priority full time hours; from the first day, the new manager (Ch) lied to me about how the new hours were going to be set up, causing me to lose a full day per week from my pay check and all my shifts were changed from day shifts to closing night shifts.
I should have transferred with M to the other store, because everything that was once positive became a negative; Ch was lazy, she allowed jobs to take days that once took a shift and she was very inclusive with the two women that followed her that she would always refer to her co-workers as the other store (she considered South Common her store still even though corporate moved her due to her terrible managing)
All my stress came back, and within two months I had to leave.
It's a toy store, and it was fun when the new manager goes home
The new manager was terrible, still is likely terrible