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Updated October 18, 2017
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  1. "Enjoyed working as a Cashier"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Warrenville, IL
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Warrenville, IL
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people and team. Depends on your store though

    Cons

    It's retail so the salary is not high, but for retail it is higher than most.


  2. "Great stepping stone"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I got experience in every department! I maid sure they gave me a raise for every department I was fully trained in.

    Cons

    I loved it there, just make sure you have a open schedule so you can get extra hours if you're only part time.

  3. "Your average company"

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    Former Employee - Brand Ambassador in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Brand Ambassador in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    HR is cool about switching schedules at the last minute

    Cons

    Pay sucks, long hours, under appreciated.

    Advice to Management

    Care more for your staff!


  4. "not the worst"

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    Current Employee - Barista - Starbucks in Mundelein, IL
    Current Employee - Barista - Starbucks in Mundelein, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    very positive environment but it could be too forced "we're a family here"

    Cons

    No pay raise if you cross train in different departments
    No tips for baristas


  5. "Soft lines"

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    Current Employee - Soflines Team Member in Oak Lawn, IL
    Current Employee - Soflines Team Member in Oak Lawn, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with clothing
    Fun with my team members
    It can be very easy on the slow days
    Great management
    Good retail experience

    Cons

    Some days can be overwhelming with the amount of reshop
    The guest would constantly know clothes over making our job harder
    Team Leads are not always available
    Up and down hours


  6. "Ok, but not for everyone."

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    Current Employee - TPS in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - TPS in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Relationships depending on your work center

    Cons

    District level management and up = completely out of touch.


  7. "Amazing"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Target (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A place where you can grow and develop

    Cons

    There are no cons only pros

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "Target UDC"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in DeKalb, IL
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in DeKalb, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive Pay
    Plenty of overtime opportunities
    Safety is a BIG concern to everybody; one way to find yourself without a job is by not obeying the safety rules

    Cons

    Most shifts are 10 -12 hours and usually include a Saturday or Sunday
    It is a closed campus so cannot leave anywhere, once you arrive
    Can be asked to worked OT if no one opted to volunteer for it

    Advice to Management

    Cross functional training programs across the warehouse would be ideal. Not only do you familiarize your associates but the can help by making others individuals jobs easier.


  9. "hhhhh"

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    Former Employee - Gkbnhjbkv in Aurora, IL
    Former Employee - Gkbnhjbkv in Aurora, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Target (More than a year)

    Pros

    good environment and easy work as well

    Cons

    low salary at an average level in the same kind of work


  10. "Executive Team Leader"

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    Current Employee - ETL Target in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - ETL Target in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great pay and perks
    good bonuses

    Cons

    work weekends, long hours 50hrs+
    wears you down in holidays


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