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$40,000

Salary

Services Industry

14%

Industry Job Growth

What this job is about

Whether it's shoes or sporting goods, your fave products don't just leap onto the shelves on their own. Retail managers are the ones responsible for keeping a retail store in working order, which can mean anything from coordinating employee schedules to calming down a customer because the store ran out of her favorite shampoo. That's why, if you plan on becoming a retail manager, customer service skills are an absolute must, as are leadership and organizational skills. By managing a store that keeps customers happy with sales and service, you'll make for a pro retail manager that knows how to whip inventory and employees into shape.

Work Styles

What it Takes

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people.

Management of Financial Resources

Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

Judgement and Decision Making

Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Monitoring

Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

Time Management

Managing one's own time and the time of others.

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