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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Target

Pros

pos system great, good coworkers

Cons

Very busy, under staffed, duties can be overwhelming

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other Reviews for Target

  1.  

    Fast, Fun, Friendly

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Target part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    flexible schedule
    fun people to work with
    cool management

    Cons

    as any other retail stores, no weekends off but can ask for time off

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great company with good work/life balance.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Team Lead
    Current Employee - Senior Team Lead

    I have been working at Target full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Target is a great company with a good scheduling system. Going into retail was a little scary for me at first because I thought I was going to be working all the time with no time for myself. However, they take the work/life balance thing very seriously. I off every other weekend and during the week my days off rotate between two different days so it makes it easy for me to plan things I might have going on outside of work. In addition, the company does not allow us to take work home, skip our breaks, or even talk about work during that time. It is nice that there are still employers out there that don't believe that work should be your life!

    Also, having a degree actually means something here. I was hired at $4 more per hour for a position that someone without a degree would be hired at. I also have the ability to promote in the future where as they would not.

    Cons

    Target has a pretty strict "no promotion" rule for your first 12 months with the company. The reason I have listed this as a "con" is because with a degree I could have been hired as an Executive Team Leader however, when I applied there were no ETL openings. Within the first six months there was an ETL availability that was given to a new applicant that was just graduating college. I would have loved to take the opportunity but because of their rule, I was not considered.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would try to make it a point to treat your newer, younger management team with a little more respect and encouragement. Otherwise, you run the risk of loosing them to other companies and starting the training process all over again. Over time, you'll have a better shot at having a stronger, more experienced time this way.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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