A demotivated dollar-store worker quit retail after an impressed customer told her to apply to a law firm. She got the job, and now earns $3-an-hour more, plus benefits.
- Retail workers across the US are abandoning low-paying jobs at stores and restaurants for new opportunities.
- Christina Noles, 34, is among them. Noles left her job at a dollar store for a law firm, she told The Washington Post.
- She learned about the law-firm job from a customer who was impressed by her work ethic, she said.
A dollar-store worker who was tired of working in retail quit her job to work at a law firm after being recommended by a customer, The Washington Post reported.
Christina Noles, 34, was earning $10.25-an-hour working closing shifts during the pandemic, and increasingly felt that a future in retail was “untenable,” she told The Post. During one busy shift, a customer approached Noles and said they were impressed by her work ethic. The customer told Noles to apply for an opening at their law firm.
Noles applied, and was offered the job shortly after, per The Post. She is now pulling in $3-and-hour more than…