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Retail Employees Confess Worst Parts About Working During Holidays (Photos)

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Working in retail is obviously a tough job, especially during the winter months.

Cranky customers, mislabeled inventory and messy shelves are only a few of the things that can make retail a suckfest.

Of course, you’re grateful to be employed, but that doesn’t mean you don’t spend all your spare time ranting and cutting corners during work hours.

Add in the crowds and chaos of the holiday season, sprinkle a few overtime work shifts on top of it all and you’re beginning to grasp what it’s like to have a retail job during Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Year’s.

Some employees use the confidential app Whisper to air their deepest grievances with the industry. Boy, do they need some extra coffee.

Work can be a cover for loneliness.

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But, it often comes with ungodly, long hours.

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It’s important to invest in comfortable shoes.

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That demanding mom definitely won’t notice a little Baileys on your breath.

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Ignore everyone who isn’t your direct supervisor. Just smile.

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Let’s see Doctor Who work a Black Friday shift at Victoria’s Secret.

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You could just be happy there’s money coming in.

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If you weren’t working, you’d probably be shopping.

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Fair point.

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The angry emoji really make this one.

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Never forget your first job.

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For some reason, we didn’t realize that.

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This person needs to meet that employee who gets high.

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It will be over soon.

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I promise.

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Being alone is far worse than working.

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Thank you, retail.

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For more confessions about working in retail during the holidays, download Whisper.

Read more: http://elitedaily.com/news/world/retail-employee-confessions/868635/

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