I Worked At a Grocery Store

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    I Did Too!

    I worked at a grocery store before I went to college.  I worked in seafood.  Besides smelling like a fish every day I actually liked my job.  I liked setting up the case and cutting and weighing what people wanted.  I liked doing inventory.  I also really...
    Valentine Valentine
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2008

    In 1984..

    I trained for 3 days on cash registers, then they moved me to the service desk/ cash office...I loved it there. There were so many things to do to keep busy, never boring... I would set up cash drawers, cash the girls out at end of their shifts, handle deposits, lottery sales...
    allycat419 allycat419
    46-50, F
    Aug 21, 2008

    5 Cents, Please

     My state has bottle deposit laws. People bring their bottles back, we give them a nickel each. The glass bottles will be broken anyway, so when I am mad at the grocery store I work at, I go to the backroom, find some bottles in the bottle box, and break the **** out of them...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 22, 2009

    Dial 240 Please

    I worked in several different grocery stores for many years. I had lots of job descriptions, but mostly cashiering/ bagging groceries. I did a lot of stocking shelves which is a promotion from cashiering, believe me. I also worked dairy, frozen foods, deli/sandwich meat...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 21, 2009

    More From The Seven Eleven Chronicles

    Over the four years I worked part time at 7-11 while attending college I had some interesting experiences, some of which I am glad I had, some I wish I never had and most of the rest fall somewhere in between those two extremes. I met some really cool people, some rich and...
    Chelebub Chelebub
    51-55, F
    1 Response Dec 14, 2012

    Not a Bad Job

       I worked in a grocery store at 2 different times. I worked in one for a short time, while I was in college. The second period was shortly after I had gotten married. I enjoyed it. I nver stayed in the job long though. i have done everything from packing...
    Percheron Percheron
    41-45, M
    May 31, 2008

    Surviving Seven-eleven

    When I was 22 I moved in with a boyfriend who worked full time and I was putting myself through college so I was attending it part time and I worked part time to help pay the bills. Just to give you an idea of how long ago that was and how much things have changed my part time...
    Chelebub Chelebub
    51-55, F
    Dec 13, 2012
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