A typical day at work for me in Athlone SuperValu would depend on which shift I was working.
In the morning it would start with cleaning the coffee machine and getting all of the tills cleaned and organised. Then I would proceed to work on the tills for the remainder of my shift.
For the evening shift, I would go straight to the tills, then do a till read after the shop had closed and place the tills in the office.
From working at Athlone SuperValu, I have learned how important team work is and how maintaining friendships with other co-workers makes work easier and fun.
Management always treated all of the staff with respect and if we ever had any issues, they were always dealt with straight away.
Myself and my co-workers have formed friendships for life. One of my favourite things about going into work was seeing my co-workers.
The hardest part of the job, in my opinion, was learning not to take a rude customer personally. I just kept smiling and remained calm and polite.
The most enjoyable part of the job was definitely nice comments from customers, e.g. "You have a lovely smile" and "You always provide great service here". Those comments would make my week! It was great to know that customers enjoyed coming into the shop and having a chat with you.