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Being an ETL at Target is Challenging and Rewarding

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

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

Pros

Target paints the big picture for your long-term career destination, and gives you the development tools and feedback you need to be successful in reaching your career goals. You come to really know how to leverage your strengths and improve your opportunities as a leader through feedback.

Cons

Target leaders are expected to be very global and sometimes it really cuts into your time/ability to drill into driving results in the areas that you own and are accountable to. ETL's. The training program for new ETL's is insufficient at preparing you to be successful in your role on day one. Your most valuable training will come after being thrown into your position under-prepared and learning to succeed through trial and error.

Advice to Management

If you want stores to drive specific metrics then your leaders need the proper tools to hold Team Members accountable to driving those results (ex: individual achievement statistics for AAR, who is performing at what level based off of transactions), and Team Members need the appropriate incentives to drive those results (ex: base plus commission TM's in electronics, or more than a .25 cent raise per hour for being an electronics TM).

Other Employee Reviews for Target

  1. Good place to learn from but...

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Target (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The pay is comepetitive for the market area. You are put in a position where you will develop your communication as you are always in meetings. Pretty good work / life balance

    Cons

    No set structure on policies. Too many unknowns. You have very little direction yet are expected to develop complex plans. Being such a large corporation they have no set processes on how to do things and every shift does their own. (counter productive) Very little upward mobility. (unless you kiss @$$ and/or willing to relocate)

    Advice to Management

    Give more clear direction on what you need. Do not use scare tactics to try to have leaders do what you want.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Where is Target headed?

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Target (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    - good compensation and benefits - large and stable company - good financial ethics

    Cons

    - culture has changed. - inexperienced leaders


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