Comments on: Work the Register, Not Your Mouth http://rantasaurus-rex.com/2007/10/16/work-the-register-not-your-mouth/ Your Daily Rant and Sarcasm Fix Mon, 03 Mar 2008 20:45:01 +0000 http://wordpress.com/ hourly 1 By: cashier http://rantasaurus-rex.com/2007/10/16/work-the-register-not-your-mouth/#comment-1557 cashier Mon, 22 Oct 2007 17:40:31 +0000 http://rantasaurus-rex.com/2007/10/16/work-the-register-not-your-mouth/#comment-1557 1. you made yourself late for work by stopping to shop. maybe you should manage your time better. 2. there are quite a few managers out there who reprimand employees who aren't "friendly enough". Most cashiers are encouraged to chat with customers, and to make each customer interaction personalized. If the cashier doesn't, the cashier gets a poor performance review. 3. #1 and/or #2 may be incorrect in this case, but you should try to be a little less rude and condescending. 4. something to think about during your next shopping trip: if you are really rude and nasty, people in retail will remember you. this is not to your benefit, since it means the next time you visit a store one of the employees will try to irritate you as much as possible with out actually being rude. you will get the lowest level of customer service possible, and since you hate small talk, you will probably get a lot of it in the future. enjoy! 1. you made yourself late for work by stopping to shop. maybe you should manage your time better.
2. there are quite a few managers out there who reprimand employees who aren’t “friendly enough”. Most cashiers are encouraged to chat with customers, and to make each customer interaction personalized. If the cashier doesn’t, the cashier gets a poor performance review.
3. #1 and/or #2 may be incorrect in this case, but you should try to be a little less rude and condescending.
4. something to think about during your next shopping trip: if you are really rude and nasty, people in retail will remember you. this is not to your benefit, since it means the next time you visit a store one of the employees will try to irritate you as much as possible with out actually being rude. you will get the lowest level of customer service possible, and since you hate small talk, you will probably get a lot of it in the future. enjoy!

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