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"Store is slightly off the mark, but with some tweaking can hit the bullseye."

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Current Employee - Team Member in Harrisburg, PA
Current Employee - Team Member in Harrisburg, PA
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No opinion of CEO

Pros

Variety of jobs available, the events done to boost employee morale (birthday/anniversary recognition, holiday celebrations, etc.), their attempts at trying to promote a team culture, prizes for accomplishing different things (i.e. employee: who gets the most credit card applications, with the best looking section, who promotes the highest sales by approaching guests and offering assistance, reaching a certain number of days without an accident, etc.), diversity, and broad hours allow school attendance to mesh with work schedule

Cons

Frequent work shift changes without discussion, keeping employees beyond their shifts on an almost daily basis; being locked in the building at the end of your shift after you are off the clock, having to wait for management to finish emails, discussions, equipment/key counts, etc. before disarming the store and unlocking the door; the lack of accountability for people who aren't efficiently doing their jobs, highers-ups who do things no one should do let alone someone who works for the company (i.e. using a towel that was for sale to dust the shelves, opening & using products without paying for them, etc.)

Advice to Management

To let you strong workers do the job you know they can do without micromanaging every step and speak with others who need an extra push to do their job. Staff properly to avoid the constant crisis mode workday. Also, give everyone in-store a chance to fill vacancies before putting someone from outside in the positions or filling them by 'unofficially' asking your 'pet' people to do them.

Other Employee Reviews for Target

  1. "An easy job to do well, and stand out, if you want to."

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Harrisburg, PA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They offer a lot of compensation: education reimbursement, adoption assistance, extending health benefits to domestic partners, as well as the usual 401K and pension. There are a host of different shifts to fit in your personal life. The discount is okay, only 10% but we get advanced notice of sales and first dibs on the clearance (hello 75% off seasonal!)

    Cons

    OMG, how many red shirt do I own??? The dresscode kind of sucks, but at least I don't have to wear a suit everyday. The atmosphere can kind of be political, like, you have to be in with the executives and district people to even be considered for a promotion.

    Advice to Management

    Hold your people accountable! Don't let sucky team leaders fly under the radar for 3 years just because your too afraid/lazy to discipline them!


  2. "Target is a good starter job; definitely not a career."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Team Member, Operator in Ontario, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Team Member, Operator in Ontario, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great envirionment and MOST of the people there are friendly.

    Cons

    My availabilty was not taking into consideration.

    Advice to Management

    To pay attention to the applications that applicants fill out and take into consideration when people are available.

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