Have you ever wondered how items just magically show up in the right place, above the right barcode in stores? Well, it's a magical job called a stower. A stower scans products and physically places the items in their bar-coded location so that it's easy for customers to find.
In addition, the stower has the responsibility of inspect each item to ensure the products are not damaged. This job doesn't require a whole lot from you. Really, as long as you have a stable work history and have a high school diploma, you should be able to find a job as a stower.
There are certain skills that many stowers have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed communication skills, customer-service skills and detail oriented.
If you're interested in becoming a stower, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 23.5% of stowers have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 1.2% of stowers have master's degrees. Even though some stowers have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.