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Great place to work

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  • Culture & Values
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Current Employee - Team Member in Houston, TX
Current Employee - Team Member in Houston, TX

I have been working at Target part-time (more than an year)

Pros

The people are very friendly, helpful, easy going. Feel like you are actually apart of the team. Want to help you get better. The people in charge do not belittle team members and do what they can to help.

Cons

Can sometimes be frustrating to see people who are not working hard or don't care get more hours than someone who does work hard.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Don't have as many work place politics going on

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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    Wasn't bad

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    Former Employee - Brand Team Member
    Former Employee - Brand Team Member

    I worked at Target part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good hours, good people to work with....it's not really stressful at all working when the store is closed is usually pretty fun

    Cons

    No full time- but they will give you 39.5 hours if you want it, they don't really train too well but what is there to learn really it''s a retail job

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  2.  

    Wonderful people to work with, and the company as far as I can tell is the best of retail. Promotions can be tricky.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - AP Team Member in Ogden, UT
    Current Employee - AP Team Member in Ogden, UT

    I have been working at Target full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -AWESOME team member culture and spirit around the stores. I have traveled to a half dozen of the stores in the Utah/Idaho region and the team "spirit" (with lack of a better term) is phenomenal for the most part.
    - Lots of volunteer opportunities for those of you that are interested in making an impact in the community.
    - Competitive pay
    - If you put yourself out there, you WILL be rewarded.
    - WONDERFUL team leaders and executives that will, if you put yourself out there, help you with development.
    - DISCOUNT!
    - An awesome place to use as a stepping stone and develop those skills needed in this competitive job market.

    Cons

    Schedule, Schedule, but it is retail after all. Lots of holidays spent leaving early or entirely away from your family.

    POLITICS is the name of the game when it comes to promoting sometimes. It's not the execs on the store level, once you have their support (which can be hard enough to gain) but you better be a GREAT BS'er for the group leader.

    Benefits, at least from what I can tell in my region, are questionable and insurance policies can fluctuate.

    Depending on your area/position, your hours as a team member can be cut year to year, or you could gain hours. Obviously, during the holidays most team members are gaining hours, so word to the wise; work your ass of and prove yourself if you would like hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ensure that the Target hierarchy is fully understood for entry-level team members. It appears that team members feel lost when it comes to knowing what to do to move up and get frustrated. It is hard to understand how Target works from a CORPORATE point of view without asking tons of questions...not everyone is like this and need a little helping hand and those team members could be great in bigger positions if given a little direction. Don't make your team members afraid of the "jet", don't show YOUR fear of the "jet", motivate them and don't make them so incredibly worried about how walks go, but motivate them to do the best job they can and be proud with the provided effort. Also, bring the APS position back.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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