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Target Bengaluru Reviews

Updated November 15, 2018
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  • "Can be difficult to find a good work/life balance" (in 1598 reviews)

  • "Hours were inconsistent for most team members" (in 1691 reviews)

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  1. "Target review"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work culture
    Colleagues/managers respectful to others work-life balance or family priorities
    Very knowledgable people around to learn from
    Great learning and development facilities
    Leadership is interested in your work
    Fun activities
    Agile

    Cons

    Late night meetings which is common with most companies HQd in the USA

    Advice to Management

    Split meeting requirements such that US employees take late night meetings 50% times


  2. "Dellivery Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Delivery Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Delivery Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Target full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Lot of focus on Leadership skills nourishing
    - get to work on latest technologies
    - good corporate governance

    Cons

    - Firing any time
    - Employee Survey done yearly sucks. Detrimental to managerial level roles. Tool for team members to attack the boss

    Advice to Management

    Listen to managers . Dont be too much oriented towards employee feedback

  3. "Data Analyst at Target Corp India"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)

    I worked at Target full-time

    Pros

    Impactful work, great culture, work-life balance.

    Cons

    Risk averse in decision making. Slow to embrace innovation.

    Advice to Management

    Be brave, bold and courageous!


  4. "Very good company"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)

    I have been working at Target full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    work life balance
    Less pressure
    Lot of opportunities
    Supportive managers and directors
    Free lunch

    Cons

    Cross department politics
    US team ask for ownership of good works from India


  5. "lead engineer"

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    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    work life balance, salary is better than industry standards, latest technologies being used

    Cons

    nothing much to worry. people who work always get more work.


  6. "Amazing company to work for."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Target full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The culture at Target is simply brilliant.

    Cons

    Individual growth rate is on the lower side.


  7. "Best place to work"

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    Former Employee - Lead Specialist In Merchandise Payable in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Lead Specialist In Merchandise Payable in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best place to work with a lot of exposure and opportunities

    Cons

    There are no cons

    Advice to Management

    No advice

  8. "Okay"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Helpful people, good atmosphere, latest technology

    Cons

    Poor management , flexibility in timings, poor hike

    Advice to Management

    At least try and setup a one on one per month


  9. "Lead Data Scientist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Data Scientist in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Lead Data Scientist in Bengaluru (India)
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Target full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent work life balance, Lesser work pressure

    Cons

    Slow growth, Internal politics and bias


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Manager, Reporting and Analytics"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Target full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Work Life Balance and culture. Pays well. Lots of Fun activities as part of the culture.

    Cons

    Office favoritism and way too much time is spent on discussing talent development. Technology needs to be more cutting edge.

    Advice to Management

    Good networking and communication skills are important for employees but that should not be the only yardstick to measure the next level potential. Have seen way too many employees leave due to this.


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