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Brian Cornell
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  1. "Fun and Rewarding Experience"

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    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Alameda, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Target part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Great friendly staff and co workers -Team based so everyone helps each other -Flexible scheduling

    Cons

    -Retail pay -Closing shifts end pretty late

    Advice to Management

    -Continue to be good to your staff

    Target2015-10-19
  2. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Alameda, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Target part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    For a full shift, two 15 minute paid breaks and one 45 minute unpaid lunch.

    Cons

    standing on feet all day, need more help from management, poor scheduling

    Target2018-09-27
  3. "Not worth your time"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Alameda, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Target part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salary is ok, coworkers are cooperative and nice to each other

    Cons

    Unprofessional management, do not even understand the basics of proper communication. understaffed most of the time and you're expected to do 2 or 3 employees load of work

    Target2018-02-19
  4. "Good place to work for homemakers looking for part time gig"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Alameda, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere Good compensation for the work

    Cons

    Gossipy female colleagues Minimal On-the-Job Training

    Advice to Management

    Invest in training the Sales Associate/Cashier

    Target2017-09-09
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good sesonal job"

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    Former Employee - Flow Team Member in Alameda, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Target part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, nice customers and polite co-workers.

    Cons

    Only part time, give out awards to teams not just individuals.

    Advice to Management

    Quit being cheap and hire fulltime team members.

    Target2014-10-29
  6. "Presentation Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Presentation Team Member in Alameda, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Target part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Brand new store Great team Management noticed top performers

    Cons

    Schedule wasn't very flexible A lot of work to get done in too little time

    Advice to Management

    Bring back the benefits for part-timers

    Target2014-10-25
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Working at target has taught me that one does not need to know fundamental processes to become an executive."

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    Current Employee - Presentation Team Leader in Alameda, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time for more than 19 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours for college students.

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations Promoting from within, to executive, is rare Low wages for team members Career opportunities for non-college grad rare

    Advice to Management

    Promote from within, experienced veteran team members, to executive Increase wages for team members Create a more diverse executive team

    Target2013-08-13
  8. "Hopeless going nowhere"

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    Current Employee - Operator in Alameda, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Target

    Pros

    Easy and fun seasonal job

    Cons

    Impersonal supervisors make it difficult to advance

    Advice to Management

    Develop staff as long term employees to reduce turnover.

    Target2012-05-02
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