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Manager

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Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Boston, MA
Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Boston, MA

I worked at The UPS Store full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Working close with owners. Learn the fundamentals of running your own business. Use your skills and knowledge you learn to start a career in shipping logistics. Requires being a great problem solver.

Cons

Terrible pay for managers. Dead end job. No room for advancement.

Advice to Management

To owners that do not work in their own centers. Take a week and work hand in hand with your employee's once in a while. Find out how much they are worth and who this job is not suited for. It is your business, PROTECT IT.

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  1. Great Start!

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at The UPS Store full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -With it being a smaller store, you really get the chance to interact with your customers on a personal level.
    -A great learning experience!
    -The opportunity to work one on one with credible buisness owners.
    -You are able to become a Notary Public of Texas.
    -Flexible Schedule
    Sundays Off

    Cons

    -Not much room for advancement.
    -Stressful enviornment
    -No Health benifits
    -Lower Pay for todays economy

    Advice to Management

    Raise the pay, or give health benefits.


  2. Depends on the owner and district

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Columbia, SC
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Columbia, SC

    I worked at The UPS Store full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I was lucky enough to have exceptional owners to work for. They weren't able to pay what they wanted but I always felt appreciated. No working crack-of-dawn mornings, late nights or Sundays. We were also lucky to have good owners around us who helped out w/questions and a terrific district manager.

    Cons

    So, so, so much to learn. After 5 years, including 3 years as store manager, there were still situations that I had to solve and had never seen before.

    Advice to Management

    The royalty rate is astronomically high which makes profits harder to make. The stores are typically too close to one another and they aren't always in the right areas. Not a lot of room for advancement unless you become a store owner. No benefits. Such is the life in franchises.


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