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76%
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Brian Cornell
197 Ratings
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  • "Not enough home/work life balance(in 1637 reviews)

  • "The pay is fair until you have to carry the load of other work-shy team members(in 1737 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to grow!"

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

    I worked at Target part-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Building relationships with guest & coworkers

    Cons

    Being part time you get a unset schedule

    Advice to Management

    Keep eyes open for great employees, & give credit when it's due.

  2. "Awesome place to work"

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

    I worked at Target part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    I loved working at target. Unfortunately I had to move and way too far now.

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

  3. "Not bad"

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    Current Employee - Target ETL Logistics in Algonquin, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    culture is strong compensation happy leadership many locations development options

    Cons

    schedule is hard to adapt work is heavy in 4th quarter

  4. "Great place to work. Especially for first job applicants."

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    Current Employee - Executive Team Leader Sales Floor/Guest Experience in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Team Oriented Support Benefits 401k Target is on the up

    Cons

    Retail Long hours heavy workload applicant talent Overnights 4th quarter

    Advice to Management

    ETL Salesfloor/GE is dropping its TL count. This is a large area to manage for one person to be truly successful.

  5. "Lot asked of you for little reward"

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    Former Employee - Market Team Member in Lombard, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Target part-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Great people to work around Hourly rate increases pretty often

    Cons

    Asked a lot to do, only in the market team however. Worked in almost all other departments and you get paid the same for having to do a lot more work. Bad managers, not understanding workload Favorites given opportunities to advance with clear dismay from other employees

    Advice to Management

    Even out work asked of employees Pay attention

  6. "Understaffed, but Diverse Team"

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    Former Employee - Food Ave Team Member in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours and respect for class schedules

    Cons

    Understaffed, underpaid, getting assistance from other departments when coworkers called off was impossible.

  7. "Good place to work in high school"

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      Current Employee - Target Electronics Team Member in Yorkville, IL

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

      Pros

      management team is very nice

      Cons

      The hours are inconsistent

    • "Electronics Team Member"

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      Current Employee - Electronics Team Member in Shorewood, IL
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Target part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      -Great Pay -Positive Work Environment -Flexible Scheduling -Good Management -Opportunity to Cross-train

      Cons

      -Lack of Hours in Slow Season -Sometimes Ask For Too Much -Under Staffing is a frequent problem -Very Undertrained When Starting

      Advice to Management

      Please understand that one employee can only do so much!!!

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      Current Employee - Team Leader in Chicago, IL
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      Flexible schedule and hours, great leadership experience

      Cons

      Tier system makes it hard to promote, very little movement even though promise after promise is made.

      Advice to Management

      Stop promising things that you cannot deliver or never intend on delivering on

    • "Great Place to work"

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      Former Employee - Sales Associate in Algonquin, IL
      Recommends

      I worked at Target part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Works with your schedule, management was nice.

      Cons

      customers lol it is a standard retail jobs so it was fine

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