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Menard, Inc. (9120)

Retail Salesperson

December 2017 - October 2018 • Oregon, OH

What I liked

Product in store friendly team store environment

What I wish was different

Management scheduling

Advice

Make sure your place of work will be flexible.
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Team member

May 2016 • Miamisburg, OH

What I liked

More selling skills, and more managing practice.

What I wish was different

More help from HR and GM

Advice

It is a good way to get practice for becoming a manager anywhere in the future.
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Pallet Builder

May - August 2018 • Holiday City, OH

What I liked

Fast pace work environment

What I wish was different

Long hours in heat

Advice

Working in a factory builds character
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Sales Representative

May - August 2018 • Richfield, MN

What I liked

My coworkers, the environement

What I wish was different

Perhaps wishing I had more hours

Advice

You can learn from something from every job experience, make sure to put in as much as you wish to get out of a job!
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General Management Intern

May - August 2018 • Janesville, WI

What I liked

The hardware department team had great people to work with.

What I wish was different

I wish I would have had more time to learn about all of the the department managers’ duties.

Advice

Don’t let your initial lack of store and product knowledge discourage you, it will come with time.
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Management Intern

May - August 2018 • Eau Claire, WI

What I liked

Leadership and management experience

What I wish was different

More experience with tasks that better relate to my major

Advice

Make your internship what you want!
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Receiver/yard employe

May - September 2018 • Pewaukee, WI

What I liked

Schedule of hours I worked and ability to use machinery like forklift and special order machine.

What I wish was different

We had to work until 11-12pm whenever I worked to close even though I was scheduled to work until 10pm.

Advice

Make as many connections as you can no matter where you work. Even if it’s just at a summer job at a big company, you never know when those connections will pay off.
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Management Internship

May - August 2018 • Sedalia, MO

What I liked

I had the opportunity to manage my department and get a better understanding of what goes on behind the sense of a company that customers don’t see.

What I wish was different

I wish I had the chance to experience the store management as a whole rather than just one department.

Advice

Be prepared to be busy, however it’s a great learning experience.
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Retail Stocker

May 2018 • Ionia, MI

What I liked

Good to be around people and help guests while also getting to work with numbers

What I wish was different

Nothing to complain about

Advice

Always have a pen at the ready
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Sales

June - August 2018 • Comstock Park, MI

What I liked

I enjoyed interacting with the customers and assisting them with their purchases.

What I wish was different

I wish I would have had a longer opportunity to work for them since I had such a positive experience.

Advice

The job has its moments where you will have to deal with difficult people so be prepared for that.
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