Retail Store Assistant Manager Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Retail Store Assistant Manager?

Retail Store Assistant Manager in San Francisco:
"Career Path."
Ability to manage and lead people will be the key to your success.

Retail Store Assistant Manager in Beaverton:
"Fire fighting."
Pros: Growing and watching my employees succeed. Genuinely helping customers.
Cons: Corporate politics and squeezing blood from Stones.

Retail Store Assistant Manager in Fargo:
"I would not work for Rue21."
Pros: Had a fun staff of employees.
Cons: Awful upper management, no communication or direction, really disrespected and torn down for everything.

Retail Store Assistant Manager in Thousand Oaks:
"High volume."
Pros: Customers service and leading the store to sales plan every year.
Cons: Low pay for the amount of work.

Retail Store Assistant Manager in Sweetwater:
"The people."
Pros: I love the people I work with.
Cons: I don't hate any of it but could use more pay.

Retail Store Assistant Manager in Indianapolis:
Pros: I enjoy handling accounts and building relationships to increase business.
Cons: I dislike the retail nature of my job because of the customer. My work/life balance is not very good either.

Retail Store Assistant Manager in Akron:
"Management."
Pros: Selling products I am enthusiastic about.
Cons: Micromanagement from the ownership, which is a small family business.