Pros: wear whatever you want, show tattoos and have piercings, dye hair whatever color you want, cash/gift card incentives for meeting sales quotas, able to transfer anywhere in country if good track record, ability to move up
Cons: long hours required, low pay for high responsibility, little recognition, as far as annual raise, big similarity to working in an adult store
If you are just starting out in retail, and are looking to move up the ladder relatively quickly this is the job for you. With a pretty fast paced environment, and constant change in floor moves you must have high energy to maintain your store. This store has definitely grown up from its beginnings as a gag gift store, and if your not comfortable working – more... with adult toys and drug paraphernalia this isn't the gig for you.
The company can be very fun to work for, but also very demanding of your time. Store managers work every major holiday, and have frequent 6 day work weeks. The pay rates are not very competitive, and the raises aren't great either. Base PT associates earn minimum wage, while the three levels of management range from 8-12.00 hour. Basically, if you are just starting out, like working alot, are ok with minimum wage, and are ok with xxx store environment this job is for you. – less