Isn't this just a job offer you can't pass up?

Okay, don't call me a liberal, i';m not i'm a republican. I call this absolutley absurd this is a posting i just saw online. Kohl's in Portland (Beaverton, Vancouver, Hillsboro, Wood Village, Springfield, Albany, Medford, Clackamas, Salem) is hiring Part-Time employees for the holiday season. Average hours will be 10-15 per week, with possible increase in hours from 11/27-12/24. Please send a resume for consideration. Sales Associate/POS associate/Customer Service associate Position Summary: Responsible for greeting and offering assistance to customers as needed. Assists in the execution of merchandising and operational functions to Company Standards within areas as assigned. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Customer Service: • Greets all customers encountered. Assists customers in a friendly and courteous manner. Effectively responds to questions and requests from customers. • Responds appropriately to POS backup calls and Service Desk calls. Assists at POS and Customer Service as needed and complies with the Company’s 2 in a line standard. • Properly holds merchandise for customers when needed, including returning merchandise not picked up to the sales floor. Processes rainchecks within Company standards. • Solicits customers to apply for Kohl’s charge. Opens new accounts in accordance with Company standards. Merchandising: • Completes merchandise recovery and sales floor returns. Maintains fitting rooms, sales floor, and work areas • Follows Company merchandise presentation directives and standards while merchandising incoming truck freight and replenishing the sales floor. • Identifies and communicates merchandising and sales floor operational opportunities to Supervisor,Area Supervisor, or MOD. • Arranges merchandise on fixtures and maintains non-promotional signs on the sales floor according to Company standards. Resolves ad issues as needed by changing signs to reflect current sale price. • Assists in the maintenance of Company stockroom capacity and organizational guidelines. Other Duties and Responsibilities: • Performs/assists in other duties as assigned. Examples may include, but are not limited to: price changes, fitting room recovery, sales floor and fitting room recovery outside of immediate department area, housekeeping duties, preparation and taking of inventory, and stock room organization. Preferred Qualifications: • Prior experience in sales, customer service or other work environment working with the public. Job Requirements: • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds on an occasional to frequent basis. • Ability to spend up to 100% of work time standing or moving about the departments within the store. Physical activities include bending, stooping, lifting, climbing, carrying, walking and/or reaching on a frequent basis. • Adherence to Company policy and procedures is required. • Regular attendance is required. Must be available nights, weekends and holidays. Additional Information: • Effective verbal and written communication skills. • Basic math and reading skills, legible handwriting, and attention to detail. • Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with others. Kohl's is an equal opportunity employer.

Asked By: Billy Cunningham - 9/10/2009
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No, pass this one up! Not worth it. I would much rather work for the US Government!! :-)
Answered By: Cracker Jack 4 - 9/11/2009
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High unemployment makes capitalism ugly. That is why government is needed in cases regarding human rights. Capitalism left unchecked will destroy a country and take it to the brink of anarchy. Seriously. Great point and I appreciate your thoughtful well written question.
Answered By: luv 2 luv - 9/10/2009
Most of this is probably spelled out in detail due to legal counsel. I bet you they have many applicants to choose from. Supply and demand.
Answered By: Common Sense - 9/10/2009
Who wants to work when the government will just give you a free ride?
Answered By: You Enjoy Myself - 9/10/2009
What part is absurd?
Answered By: Poor Baby - 9/10/2009
Sorry, I am missing the relavance. For some one looking to earn some extra money or work at all, this jobs seems better than sitting on the couch worrying about how I am going to pay the heat bill.
Answered By: Rounder - 9/10/2009
Sounds good but, the commute from Dallas every morning would kill me.
Answered By: subOlimnuflik - 9/10/2009
What's wrong with this? Isn't this what they do? If you don't like this, imagine what i****************s do for much less money. Same job description, except replace every third noun with the word "toilet." Meanwhile we fret over whether they might somehow get to see a doctor for free.
Answered By: hotnwell - 9/10/2009
Not sure what you think is absurd about it. Job = Company paying a person for their time to perform some duties for them. A job is a job. You don't have to apply for the job if you don't like it.
Answered By: EzekaBrain - 9/10/2009
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