Target Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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Brian Cornell
22 Ratings

Pros
  • Work life balance is understood (in 286 reviews)

  • Most team members are awesome people (in 770 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-Life balance has taken a huge hit over the past 12 months (in 638 reviews)

  • Their paranoia over metrics or the annual audit corporate conducts yearly create unnecessary chaos that trickles downstream to your team members (in 753 reviews)

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  1. Cashier

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Allentown, PA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Allentown, PA

    I worked at Target

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary great customers great benefits

    Cons

    Not enough hours lots to clean up

    Advice to Management

    Work is fast pace


  2. Good Experience

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Target

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great working environment, management is very friendly

    Cons

    Low pay
    Hard to get more than 20hrs/wk

    Advice to Management

    Give current employees more hours instead of hiring new people and reducing hours.


  3. HRBP

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Chambersburg, PA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Chambersburg, PA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    work life balance, professional development

    Cons

    promotions are difficult to come by, fewer jobs available at headquarters


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  5. Executive Team Leader

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader - Hardlines in Plymouth Meeting, PA
    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader - Hardlines in Plymouth Meeting, PA

    I worked at Target

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Family environment
    Work Life Balance
    Interested in Professional Development

    Cons

    Sometimes seems like management doesn't care about its Team Members.


  6. Okay place.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Flow Team Member in Chambersburg, PA
    Former Employee - Flow Team Member in Chambersburg, PA

    I worked at Target

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice people, fun activities, raises.

    Cons

    Not enough hours to live off of.

    Advice to Management

    none


  7. Former employee

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Williamsport, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Williamsport, PA

    I worked at Target part-time

    Pros

    Nice work environment. Can learn a lot about retail, inventory, customer service.

    Cons

    Cannot move up without college degree. Worked many hours but no benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Reward hard workers with better pay and better position opportunities.


  8. Target

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountville, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountville, PA

    I have been working at Target full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company to work for.

    Cons

    Anyone with any kind of bachelor's degree can become exec with no retail experience.


  9. Target

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Guest Service Team Leader in King of Prussia, PA
    Current Employee - Guest Service Team Leader in King of Prussia, PA

    I have been working at Target

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great job stability, room for promotion, great team environment, fun place to work, room to transfer anywhere in the country, great benefits

    Cons

    Inconsistent expectations, expectations are really high for what they pay you, promotions are consistently not based on most qualified a lot of the time image plays too much of a part, terrible raises only one per year which does not give room to make decent money


  10. Cashier, Food Avenue, Guest Service

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Target (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    working alot
    liked my coworkers
    paid more than minimum wage
    flexible scheduling

    Cons

    incompetent managers
    guests are rude
    sometimes not a lot of hours

    Advice to Management

    get new ones


  11. Overnight Logistic Team Member

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Overnight Logistics Team Member in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Overnight Logistics Team Member in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Target full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    No interaction with customers, fast paced environment, great retail experience

    Cons

    Fast paced environment, other assigned duties as requested.



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