Is it hard to work as a retail sales associate?

I'm thinking about getting a job at a clothing store. Have any of you done it? Is it hard? Do you have to have a certain personality type? And do you get fired if you don't make enough sales?

Asked By: Chloe D - 7/7/2011
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It is easy except that you stand on your feet for 8 hours a day. People come into the store to buy things and your job is to help them. Nothing hard about that. You will need to have a personality that can smile when you are tired. The customers want you to be upbeat. They are excited about buying something new... More
Answered By: Ed Atun - 7/8/2011
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Yes, it's hard. You deal with a lot of people who just have no idea how to read ("but the sign said...") and there's almost always at least one person who is mean -.- eh, sales associate is more you help people out and show them around, give them advice, etc. You're not really paid on comission (at least most places... More
Answered By: Gothmo - 7/7/2011
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