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Target Overview

Minneapolis, MN
10000+ employees
Company - Public (TGT)
$10+ billion (USD) per year
From our Minneapolis-based headquarters to over 1,800 stores and 39 distribution centers across the U.S., Target offers a world of possibilities in an environment that empowers its team members to innovate and contribute ideas. Join a company that’s focused on moving ... Read more

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    Target Pulse Blog

    What did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be an architect. My mom used to clean houses for a living. Much to her chagrin, I would tag along during the summer months on jobs as she cleaned rich, fancy homes.


    Target Pulse Blog

    The path of my 15 year leadership journey with Target is a tale of two stories. The first story began with my first position as a team leader, and I was young and hungry to be successful. I worked really hard and thought that it would translate to success.

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Target – Why Work For Us?



committed to the communities we share

We have a long history of supporting the communities where we do business by giving five percent of our income. We also volunteer our time and talent, partner with like-minded organizations to build stronger, safer, healthier communities, and invest in the development and well-being of our team members.

diversity & inclusion at Target

Diversity is core to every area of our business: from our team, to our suppliers, to the communities we serve.

inclusive of all team members

We believe in building a team of people with different backgrounds, distinct experiences and unique points of view—reflecting the communities where we live and work.

supplier diversity

By developing relationships with minority- and women-owned vendors and suppliers, we invest in the success of businesses across the country.

community engagement

We couldn’t do it alone. We’ve teamed up with key organizations to strengthen the diverse needs of the communities we serve. Whether it’s assisting with innovative programs, sponsorships or volunteer opportunities, we’re building stronger communities together with our partners.

100,000 opportunities initiative


We’re a member of the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, helping more young people find jobs, internships and apprenticeships by 2018.

career areas

At Target, our team members work in our Stores, Distribution Centers and Headquarters locations. Career options vary from: Stores Hourly Team Member, to Distribution Operations Manager, to Headquarters Technology Java Engineer. Your career will grow and change as your skills and interests take you in new directions.

store hourly careers

When people say they love Target, they’re usually talking about visiting one of our stores. That positive and welcoming in-store experience is made possible by the teams that create amazing experiences for our guests every day.


What's it like to work here? We're asked that a lot. Meet some of our team and see for yourself. Target respects and values the individuality of all team members and guests—and we have lots of fun in all that we do.


Our benefits are some of the best in retail, with competitive pay, insurance coverage, career mentoring and many other great perks supporting our team members nationwide in our Stores, Distribution Centers and Headquarters locations.  

our benefits support well-being

Happy, healthy team members are better able to help our guests, are more innovative and present at work, and contribute more actively to their communities. That’s why our benefits — among the best in retail — help team members balance five key well-being elements that make life and work meaningful: their physical health, financial security, social relationships, career engagement and community involvement.

Programs, resources and benefit eligibility varies based on average hours worked, location and length of service at Target.


Target encourages wellness and promotes preventive care, offering many benefits and resources to help team members and their families lead healthy, balanced lives.

This may include:

  •  Medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage
  •  Programs and rewards to encourage healthy actions
  •  Maternity support program
  •  NurseLine
  •  Tobacco cessation program
  •  Well-being education resources
  •  Team Member LifeResources


Feeling happy, challenged and fulfilled at work is the essence of career well-being. It’s also about getting opportunities to learn and grow, being recognized for contributions, and feeling comfortable in the workplace.

 This may include:

  •  OnBoarding
  •  Leadership development programs
  •  Training and development resources
  •  Career planning
  •  Diversity & inclusion business councils
  •  Coaching and mentoring
  •  Recognition programs
  •  Tuition reimbursement
  •  Team Member LifeResources


Target’s legacy of local community involvement and corporate social responsibility is a hallmark of our brand and a source of pride for our team. We provide a robust array of opportunities for team members to get involved in activities that contribute to strong communities.

This may include:

  •  Target-sponsored volunteer activities
  •  Target Volunteer Councils
  •  Community captains
  •  Community awards and grants

Technology at Target

We are looking for technology experts who can connect the in-store and digital environments, and make on-demand-shopping at Target simple, secure and enjoyable. Help develop strategies that drive innovation and sales as you solve challenging problems and master new skills, all while leveraging leading-edge technology.     We have technology careers In the following areas:  

  • Product Management Engineering User Experience & Design Information Security  
  • Operations & Support

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Target Reviews

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    I worked at Target part-time


    Good people, and good coworkers


    Customers tended to be quite bad

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Target Interviews



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Getting an Interview




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    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at Target (Fond du Lac, WI) in December 2012.


    it was a four part interview process starting with my team lead then to the ETL,STL, and finally HRBP it was a week long task that had plenty of preparation.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a tim ewhen you had mutiple things to do in a short period of time, what did you do.   7 Answers
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Target Awards & Accolades

  • 100% rating on Corporate Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign, 2016
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2016
  • Top 50 Companies for Diversity, DiversityInc, 2016
  • 10 Most Innovative Companies in Retail, Fast Company, 2016
  • Worlds Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere, 2016
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Pledges & Certifications

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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