Stable job with good hours, though it can be exhausting
Cashier/Clerk (Former Employee) – Aurora, ON – 2 May 2013
While understaffed, this job usually provided 10 hour work days - which, in food service - can be fairly tiring.
Like any other food service job, trying to balance a good rapport with customers while also helping out in the heat of a busy kitchen can be both mentally and physically exhausting. However, once you've gained enough experience, it all becomes routine, and much easier to deal with
This job taught me alot about working with customers, problem solving, as well as technical skills like working a cash register, debit machine, and handling money in general.
You learn to appreciate every little break you get.
During my time at this location, I found the managers very friendly while still maintaining responsibility. However, I also found myself without a steady weekly schedule, as I would often be called in with maybe 30 minutes notice.
The most enjoyable part about this job was the feeling of satisfaction after tackling a busy rush of customers, and having a moment to relax and catch up with yourself afterwards.
Long hours depending on the location you work at, management sometimes disorganized