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Target Kansas City Reviews

Updated August 29, 2017
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  • Long Hours can impact work life balance (in 1417 reviews)

  • Hours tend to fluctuate for regular team members (in 1503 reviews)

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  1. "Employment at Target"

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    Former Employee - Stock Clerk in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Stock Clerk in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good coworkers, good scheduling system, etc.

    Cons

    Not really a whole lot to say here


  2. "Good so far"

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    Current Employee - Flow Team Leader in Blue Springs, MO
    Current Employee - Flow Team Leader in Blue Springs, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice people. Easy to grasp learning curve.

    Cons

    Everything revolves around teamwork, so if your team is slacking, things get difficult.

    Advice to Management

    None, yet.

  3. "Not the worst job I ever had."

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    Former Employee - Guest Service Team Leader in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Guest Service Team Leader in Kansas City, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable company to work for. Coworkers tend to be friendly.

    Cons

    Low pay. Administrative work seems pointless.


  4. "No work/life balance"

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    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader Sales Floor/Guest Experience in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader Sales Floor/Guest Experience in Kansas City, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits
    Store discount
    Most stores have a solid team environment
    Bonus opportunities
    Team Leader promotions occur
    Constant change

    Cons

    Upper management picks favorites and doesn't value opinions of others

    Zero work-life balance (which they try to preach)- I was working over 60 hours a week and only required to work 50. Only one day off a week.

    Was rarely given requested vacation days off

    Team members showing interest to promote are not listened to

    Hard to promote

    Training- I trained for 8 weeks for a position and was then thrown into a new store in a completely different position and was expected to succeed

    Advice to Management

    Stop and listen to and take care of the team. Employees are your number one asset.


  5. "Dont work at the ward parkway location"

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    Former Employee - Cashier, Customer Service, Sales Associate in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Cashier, Customer Service, Sales Associate in Kansas City, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, Pay is alright, nothing too good to say about this job honestly

    Cons

    Racist store manager & supervisors. Working here is legit hell. Only apply if temporary

    Advice to Management

    You need to be fired.


  6. "Target"

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    Current Employee - Target Flow Team Member in Kansas City, KS
    Current Employee - Target Flow Team Member in Kansas City, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Target part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule ,great team members, & close to the house.

    Cons

    You never know how many hours you're going to be working from one week to the next. One week could be 35 & the next 12.

    Advice to Management

    They need to start taking better care of they're employees.


  7. "Kind Diverse Culture"

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    Current Employee - Various in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Various in Kansas City, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly Associates
    Ability to Cross Train
    Interaction with Guests and Associates
    Company discount
    Diverse culture
    Care about you taking breaks
    Individual recognition.

    Cons

    Pay. I don't know how you live on wage unless you live at home or have other income
    So many Team Leaders. Top Heavy
    Too many acronyms
    No benefits for one year. Really?

    Advice to Management

    So much emphasis on speed. Not quality. Why so many managers. Reward hard work the hourly Associates do. Will say Team leaders do pitch in from time to time. They need to spend more time on zoning. Less time on walkie talkies.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Nice place for a student to work"

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    Current Employee - Barista - Starbucks in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Barista - Starbucks in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Quiet place for a student to do homework, good community among coworkers

    Cons

    Pissy customers, not enough engagement, boring work


  9. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Cashier in Kansas City, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and easy to get time off

    Cons

    Low pay but it's a low paying job


  10. "Target Sales floor team member"

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    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Overland Park, KS
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Overland Park, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very friendly work environment with great leadership.

    Cons

    Scheduling was not easy in the first few weeks.


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