Target Reviews

Updated 29 September 2014
Updated 29 September 2014
8,377 Reviews
3.1
8,377 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Decent work/life balance in many areas (including work-from-home opportunities)" (in 264 reviews)

  • Well Target did a lot for the team members as far as rewarding for extra work loads (in 720 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance is stressed however hard to achieve with very high expectations (in 575 reviews)

  • I feel the compensation for team members does not always reflect the job positions (in 714 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Fantastic

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader - Logistics
    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader - Logistics

    I worked at Target full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people and fantastic management

    Cons

    long hours and little extra compensation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    A great company for job security.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Presentation Team Member
    Current Employee - Presentation Team Member

    I have been working at Target full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    When you put in hard work you're rewarded for it. For part-time it's easy to get days off and the longer you work there the more benefits you receive.

    Cons

    Not every Target is the same. Many are run by amazing people but you'll always find people who hate their job or take it too seriously. People usually move in and out of Target often.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I'd advise management to want to promote their employees. The more employee's feel they play a large role in the store's success the harder they work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 5 people found this helpful  

    I've learned a lot

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - GSTL  in  Diamond Bar, CA (US)
    Current Employee - GSTL in Diamond Bar, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Development, fun team/culture. It's a great place to work. As a manager, I've been able to influence our store culture directly. My new boss is awesome!

    Cons

    Not enough hours in the day, because I'm not salary, I don't always feel like there's enough time to take care of my responsibilities. Can't get promoted without a degree. Training is short and doesn't cover everything we need.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Target is a great retailer; the company keeps everything very fast-paced and their is opportunity for growth.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive Team Leader  in  Cleveland, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Executive Team Leader in Cleveland, OH (US)

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

    Pros

    Fast-paced, enefits package/401K, salary, STLs, recognition

    Cons

    Work-life balance can be tough sometimes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    I had a very good experience at target the managers were friendly and helpful

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member  in  Tallahassee, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Tallahassee, FL (US)

    I worked at Target for less than a year

    Pros

    the best thing about working here was the "team" environment everybody worked together

    Cons

    one of the biggest challenges of working here was the amount of hours or the lack there of that I was able to work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think that management should spend a little more time training individuals

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Ok to work as long as you can kiss butt

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Salesfloor Team Member  in  Tampa, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Salesfloor Team Member in Tampa, FL (US)

    I have been working at Target full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Schedule flexibility
    Team members great
    Great for people who work with little directiom

    Cons

    STL is too young
    Favoritism from STL to SrTLs and ETL
    Heavy workload without proper support
    Hours cut to make bonuses
    Unprofessional ETLs
    HR knows nothing about HR

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hold people accountable for what's not getting done. DTLS need to come work in each store for a week and really see how the store operates on reduced hours. Promote from within instead of hiring over confident college kid who ends up getting fired a month later

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Dynamic but unstable environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Intelligence Leader
    Current Employee - Business Intelligence Leader

    I have been working at Target full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Challenging work in a fast-paced, youthful, work environment. The retail industry changes quickly which makes the job fun and challenging but can also create a lot of instability; particularly right now.

    Cons

    Often hard to get things done; over-collaborative. With sales flagging, high focus on expense reduction making work generally less fun and creating some risk of job loss via reductions. Also, pay for performance is a misnomer.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker  in  Mount Vernon, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Mount Vernon, NY (US)

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

    Pros

    Overnight pays more than day shift

    Cons

    Overnight is hard work plus the pay is not enough

    Recommends
  10.  

    I like the people I worked with

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Target

    Pros

    The store has good products. The hours are reasonable and the management is helpful . I like the people I work with. The store is well stocked.

    Cons

    There are not too many cons in working for this company. The pay could be better as always and better benefits.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the staff

  11.  

    Great Company with Great Culture

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier  in  Scarborough, ME (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Scarborough, ME (US)

    I worked at Target full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Staff, job growth, work environment

    Cons

    I don't not have any specifc cons

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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