The Mystery Shop

So the grocery store I work at has these things called Mystery Shops. If you never heard of a Mystery Shop, it basically involves some undercover asshole (who has nothing better to do with his or her life) entering whatever store or business and making mental notes on the overall experience. These mental notes are later transcribed by this undercover asshole onto a detailed evaluation form and delivered back to the store or business for analysis.


To prepare us (cashiers) for these Mystery Shops, our supervisors will sometimes bag groceries for us in an effort to make sure we are hitting all the robotic bullshit points we are required to hit during a typical transaction. This is called an audit. Recently, I was audited by a supervisor. Here is how I did.

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