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Germantown, MD

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  • "Can be difficult to find a good work/life balance" (in 1608 reviews)

  • "Hours were inconsistent for most team members" (in 1704 reviews)

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  1. "Good benefits and support from corporate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - TPS in Germantown, MD
    Current Employee - TPS in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    decent pay and good working conditions

    Cons

    a lot of work and some unwillingness from management to hire more people

    Advice to Management

    hire more people


  2. "Typical Retail"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germantown, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germantown, MD
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Target full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    If you're lucky you can get the entry level experience needed for the specialty areas and/or management.

    Cons

    Upper management gets worse with each new ETL. Often times you will have to make a judgement call to follow orders or follow your ethical code.

    Advice to Management

    Look more at the bigger picture and the long term.

  3. "The Joy of Retail"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member: Hardlines/Cashier/Electronics in Germantown, MD
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member: Hardlines/Cashier/Electronics in Germantown, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Co-workers are chill
    Not busy that much cause of Wal-Mart
    New tasks everyday
    Late night it's not busy
    Some opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Not flexible in work/school schedule.
    Hours fluctuate so you don't have a steady flow of paychecks.
    Management plays favorites with hours.
    Not enough people working floor and lanes.

    Advice to Management

    Do better?


  4. "My time at Target"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Target Protection Specialist in Germantown, MD
    Current Employee - Senior Target Protection Specialist in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    I work with a great group of individuals who all contribute to the overall success of our team. Everyone's friendly and caring.

    Cons

    Promotion process is slow. Some members of managements seem to choose favorites.

    Advice to Management

    Don't choose favorites. Treat every individual like an important member of the team.


  5. "Pharmacy Tech"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germantown, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germantown, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule for students
    10% store discount... Before tax...

    Cons

    Not enough hours
    Unfair practices
    Discrimination

    Advice to Management

    Employees are assets not just team member numbers.
    Care for your employees to reduce the percentage of employees that quit for a better job...


  6. Helpful (1)

    "horrible!"

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    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Germantown, MD
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Germantown, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I enjoyed it when I first started working there, but now it's terrible.

    Cons

    everything!!! They do not give hours to work.

    Advice to Management

    .


  7. "ok"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Germantown, MD
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Germantown, MD
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly environmnent, if you like to shop at target then you get a great employee discount

    Cons

    not much flexiblility in the scheduling process

    Advice to Management

    keep it up!


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