Target - Used to be a good place to get your start in life but you end up just a number no matter how hard you work. | Glassdoor
  1. "Used to be a good place to get your start in life but you end up just a number no matter how hard you work."

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    Former Employee - Team Trainer in Oconomowoc, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Target full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Good pay, many hard working employees, good benefits, used to have a fair work- life balance, and okay shifts. Goals are obtainable if you make everyone obtain what they are trained in the first place.

    Cons

    Management lets to many bad workers get away with not meeting the requirements set out in their initial training. Then pushes the hardest working ones to make up for it. I left the place with one of the highest percentages and was made a trainer within a half year of my start date because they could see my potential in instilling good work habits. Your change in hour was not for the better, it only shows how little management...

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    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the documented under achievers, and do it as shortly after their full time employment, to show the rest that it won't be tolerated. Quit asking more from the hard workers than you do of the non performers. Pay your training staff more and quit just telling them they don't deserve it because they get out of the hard work from time to time. Many are exhausted of your tactics and it is why you have a lot of burnt...

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    Target2017-01-22
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Positive."

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    Current Employee - Director, Store Management in Springfield, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Team driven atmosphere operational measured.

    Cons

    The time demanded to be successful did not allow for work/life balance.

    Target2019-05-24
  2. Helpful (55)

    "AMAZING COMPANY"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ETL Human Resources in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    - Management - Pay - Benefits - Personal development - Vacation time - Culture

    Cons

    Long hours but worthwhile work.

    Target2019-01-31

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