Fall is here and that means holiday shopping is right around the corner. (Truth: it’s started already). One of the most difficult jobs you can have is in the customer service industry. If you disagree you’ve probably never worked retail during a holiday season.
I would like to take a moment to recognize the people who make our coffee, gift wrap our presents, help us pick out the right tie for grandpa, and deal with screaming children (why must you bring them to Starbucks?) throughout the year—all while keeping a smile on their face.
Here we pay homage to you with these all too real (and relatable) tweets.
They endure hazardous work environments.
— Ałēxüs €øx (@Lexx_Cox) September 22, 2016
— Lainey Beeftink (@PrimeBeefy) September 7, 2016
They are morning people and they work weekends just to serve you.
— Chelsea Roy (@MissusRoy) September 27, 2016
— Kaycee (@kaycee_stout) September 22, 2016
— TheStruggleIsRetail (@StrugglesRetail) April 12, 2016
They deal with the hype of Pumpkin Spice Latte’s.
— Anthony (@RyCouldntStopIt) September 1, 2016
— Barista Bae (@BaristaBaes) September 5, 2016
“Patience is a virtue” was said about customer service employees.
— Ashley Worcester (@ashley_worceste) September 25, 2016
— Barista Bae (@baristabaebae) September 14, 2016
Because at the end of the day… you’ll see them again
— Who, me? (@JustMyVoices) October 2, 2016
— That Sean Guy (@sardonicsean) September 24, 2016
You might not hear it a lot over the next couple months, but we appreciate all the hard work you do! Good luck this holiday season, stay sane!