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Executive Team Leader Intern

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Intern - Executive Team Leader Intern in San Jose, CA
Former Intern - Executive Team Leader Intern in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Target as an intern (More than a year)

Pros

Target is a very fun place to work. Depending on your location and demographic, the culture of the store can vary. I was placed in a minority abundant neighborhood. Many of the guests had large families but low basket value, meaning there were a lot of people to came in and out of the store, but our sales were relatively low. You get to work with a lot of different people, age and culture. It's really a great place to work if you want to gain leadership and management experience.

Cons

The position was fun but it was not as challenging as I had hoped. The good thing about the internship is that if you do well, it's highly likely you will get a full time offer. Their compensation is very generous, especially for a recent college graduate.

Other Employee Reviews for Target

  1. Helpful (1)

    Great company, good advancement opportunities, long hours.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Team Leader - Hardlines in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Executive Team Leader - Hardlines in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Team member development is a focus. You feel appreciated as a team member/employee. Advancement opportunities within the first 14-18 months, yearly bonus depending on store performance. Tuition reimbursement.

    Cons

    Long hours, its retail! Work weekends and nights--some nights can last til 1-2am. Holiday hours are insane! Holidays are blacked-out for vacation time. Some team members have been with the company for YEARS and it can be difficult to manage them.


  2. Professional, But at the same time relaxed and homely.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Target part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours and a family like or "Team" atmosphere. Not only that but everyone is approachable and helpful with any concerns. Also very adaptive and responsive to suggestions you may have. Ultimately understanding on the diversity of skill level everyone has, never expecting to much from anyone. But at the same point repeating your skill by giving you adequate responsibilities.

    Cons

    As with any retail company disgruntled guest will always be a negative. Along with this there might be misunderstanding or misconception an what needs to be done or accomplished. But this is only due to the amount of team members and a simple slip of words can lead to confusion.

    Advice to Management

    Be open and comfortable with everyone. Never take your role for granted. Be approachable. Also be understanding and accepting of mistakes. If you are to overbearing you will only loose the team member more. Finally when criticizing or "Coaching" a team member never forget to give them a way or method on how to fix the problem or improve so they understand how to fix the problem.


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