Have you ever thought about retail? Many teens think about retail at a young age. There are many pros and cons to this popular career. One of the pros of retail is not having to have experience for your first job. Another thing is having basic skills like knocking how to sell things. Another pro can be it’s not hard trying to get into a retail job. One of the major cons can be keeping up with the trends. Many teens love to follow the trends and you would have to change up your clothing style monthly constantly. When working for a retail job and wanting to move high up in the industry you would want to work for a high large company. A con can be that many people are turning into online shopping slowing down many businesses cause many businesses to shut down or have to let go of some of their employees.

In my opinion, I think that retail jobs ain’t bad. The reason that I would say that retail jobs ain’t that bad is that many people don’t know how to use the internet and many people like to shop in person. Like they said if you want to become someone very important and high in the retail industry you just have to make sure that when you apply to a retail job you apply to an industry that is while known and is high in quality. When you want to work for a large industry they are constantly looking for they are looking for managers.

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January 13, 2022 7:38 pm

 Dear Alex :

I  am impressed by your post, “ Retail Jobs,” because it is
 impressive how people don’t know how to  use the internet to shop but lots of  people like to shop in person cuz it is safer than shopping online. I think it’s impressive how many businesses had to shut down just because they don’t many employees working for them.

One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is :“Many teens love to follow the trends and you would have to change up your clothing style monthly constantly.” I think this is awesome because less than 2% of clothing workers earn a fair wage, while many of us have wardrobes full time jobs.
Thank you for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next. 


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