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How I feel when I go into an opening shift at work.

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  • #target #coffee #brittany s. pierce #glee #the lima bean #retail #work #give me a large #cashier #gsa
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  • scissormytimberI stock cosmetics every time I go into work in the mornings and I mean me myself and i only. And may I just say that I find it funny how most (key word MOST) women like to keep things clean/organized and call men messy/dirty yet they can't even put things back properly and or don't even know how to watch their children and let them destroy one of the most tedious sections to take care of. It's hypocritical. I also love seeing them doubt my knowledge because Im a guy working in cosmetics.
  • First of all, AWESOME SAUCE that you’re a guy working in cosmetics. I feel like that right there says that you’re Target isn’t completely a lost cause. 

    #2: I agree with you on the fact that some parents just let their kids run rampaged acting like ignorance pieces of shit.  

    #3: I could never have the patience or the willpower to ever do cosmetics, so I gotta give you props for hanging in there. 

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  • AnonymousA few weeks ago at my Walmart we had a mix up and never got the Kroger's paper. They were having a sale on cereal & we had a lady who tried to price match them without the paper. So the CSM had to call Kroger's with no answer and then our manager who said we couldn't do it since no one had the paper. The lady got pissed and started throwing her groceries at the CSM saying the CSM was being rude and I honestly wanted to punch her in the throat.. And I'm passive as fuck.
  • It’s guests like these that I wish would get hit by a car. 

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Submission Story: The Suspicious Vibes.

I worked GS tonight and a woman came over to return a comforter. Except she came from the direction of the sales floor, she didn’t bring it in a bag the way people usually do with returned items, and she didn’t have the receipt or card. She wanted cash but took a gift card when I used her ID. Naturally I was suspicious so I told the security guard… who then proceeded to tell me I shouldn’t have returned it because I needed “proof of purchase.” And I was like, “no, we do no receipt returnsall the time.” He’s like, “Really, so you just return it without any proof of purchase?” And I was like, “Yeah. It’s the ‘Vibe’” And he didn’t believe me until he went to the GSTL and was like “Can you return something without a receipt or card? Just on your ID?” And the GSTL goes “Yeah! A no receipt return!” So yeah. It was lovely… we got scammed, I didn’t want to call my GSTL over and clearly act suspicious of her, and the security guard apparently never knew about ID returns?

TBR: That’s seriously something that has happened to our sister store before. Usually I’m good at putting two and two together and our AP guy is pretty much lurking in the shadows watching. I’m surprised that your AP guy didn’t know about this, since they’re supposed to know all about these things. Yikes, hopefully as for this person next time they’ll get arrested if they try another stunt lol

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  • AnonymousWhile I was checking out a customer a few days ago, he asked his son to go get the one of the packs of water. Mind you it was a pack of 35 waters and he had his small child carrying it. The kid had an extremely difficult time carrying it, and his dad was making fun of him for not being able to carry it. It wasn't until later (after the kid had almost dropped the pack of water several times) that he realized how heavy it was. Poor kid.
  • Parenting at its finest. Honestly, I love how parents are too lazy to go get it. What if the child got kidnapped or something crazy like an injury. 

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angrycashierchick:

whywehateyou:

We hate you because you say “oh wait, here’s eleven cents” after we’ve already counted out eighty-nine cents in change, shut the drawer, and closed the transaction.

They lost their chance. The get 89 cents back.

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When guests complain to me because I was polite and did my job and still complain, I wanna be like…

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  • AnonymousJust a customer but the other day I was at the kodak station in my target and witnessed some guy go to customer service to try and get money back from some "bad watermelon" and half the container was already gone... When the worker told him he would have to go to the super-target he bought it from (since this one didn't even sell watermelon) and that there wasn't much from him to do the man started getting upset and even called the manager and another worker. All over 3? dollars worth of fruit
  • Oh my gosh, people amaze me over the dumbest things. If he bought from a different Target why couldn’t he go back to the store he purchased it from lol. Seemed like he liked it if he ate half of the container lol.

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In Target Technicolor

I have no idea, but Jesse McCartney had a new album come out this week and I liked that word so oh well! 

Well this work week is perhaps one of the most interesting considering I have three opening GSA shifts tacked with three cashiering shifts, with two service desk shifts. Tonight was a service desk day and I literally had nothing too far from the ordinary happen. I will say that I will most likely be dead after this week with all this working and little degrading pay I’m getting. 

The most interesting case was a guest on the phone calling to complain about our sister store in our town. She said something about how she did a return without a receipt and she just wanted to exchange it for the same thing in a different size and they made her pay an extra three dollars on the item. She literally called to ask what I would have done and of course I would’ve done my usual going against the policy to make it right for the person and even for even type of thing.

There’s also Teeny Bop who has her first solo service desk shift next Sunday and I intentionally had someone take the shift so I didn’t have to fix her damn messes. But to be helpful I spent maybe three hours writing a cheat sheet using the simplest basic English with pictures too so even she could understand it in case she can’t read. Emma was the GSA so it wasn’t like she was mad or something, just a bit stressed with the shortage of cashiers and whatnot.

I also saw the most trashy display of a family come in and make a huge scene swearing and being obnoxious in front of their kids. This raises the question, how are some people parents if they act like this and carry on about something stupid like a dollar item. 

Then there’s the talk of me becoming the next GSA, I mean hell I know all the workcenters well enough to do it. I mean I know more than the new GSTL who constantly thinks I know nothing. I don’t know, what do you guys think? Maybe? I mean, I have the personality.

Question: What’s one of the most annoying pet peeves you have about a guest? 

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  • AnonymousMy store is now staying open until midnight Monday-Saturday and on Sundays until 11. FML.
  • How in the world is that supposed to be productive? Target employees have to literally stay an hour or so after to get shit done and fixed from the guest damage. This seriously is just another way Target screws team members over. 

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  • AnonymousIt's Operator Pal..well more like GSA Pal! Thank you for your wonderful advice. I start training Monday and my last operator shift is tomorrow. Thanks again for the advice oh and this blog!
  • Oh my goodness!!!! That’s great news Operat…I mean GSA pal! I really hope the best of luck for you as you take a new direction into your Target experience. Definitely let us know how things go and if we can be of any help! I have to say that I still got some GSA tricks up my sleeves. But still congratulations!!! 

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