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Updated January 17, 2018
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Pros
  • There is a large focus on work/life balance that is very appreciated (in 880 reviews)

  • Communication between all levels of management down through front line team members (in 1751 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance sometimes when workload is extremely high (in 1478 reviews)

  • Some team members rather help there friend that dont do much over people who does the most work (in 1574 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (162)

    "Electronics"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Target Electronics Team Member in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Target Electronics Team Member in Minneapolis, MN
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly staff and Team Leaders, Fast paced environment, Flexible hours.

    Cons

    During slow times of the year (Non-holiday times) hours can be cut. Short amount of time, especially during night shifts, to get everything done with an overwhelming amount to finish.


  2. "Sales Floor Team Member"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Team Member in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Always something to do
    -Teamwork
    -Variety of tasks
    -Friendly enviroment

    Cons

    -Directions/Rules aren't always clear
    -Scheduling
    -Some of the Team Leads are clueless

    Advice to Management

    -If someone doesn't show up for their shift, I would consider calling them to make sure everything is okay rather than just putting down as a "no call no show",

  3. "Merchandise specialist"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Merchandising Specialist in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Merchandising Specialist in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    target offers great perks for employees

    Cons

    there aren't really any cons


  4. "Employer-Friendly"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Java Developer in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Contractor - Java Developer in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work-Life Balance, Learning Curve, Simplicity in Process, Fast to trend

    Cons

    Didn't see any cons at work.


  5. "Working with great technology and great people"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice people, good 401k match, modern tech stack, great company values, they give back to the community a ton, fun and collaborative workspaces

    Cons

    Occasionally work is slowed down by business teams struggling to make decisions or changing their mind about priorities, which can be frustrating


  6. "Oh, kay."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Team Lead in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Senior Team Lead in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, advancement for people skilled in workplace politics.

    Cons

    Workplace politics are often put ahead of merit and experience.

    Advice to Management

    Be less condescending and more respectful.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Healthy Culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Intelligence Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Business Intelligence Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Healthy culture with great values
    People care about their work
    Leaders are great at developing people

    Cons

    Decisions can be slow, leadership is left to the group

  8. "Software Engineer for 2.5 Years"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture, friendly people, rejuvenated engineering culture, a lot of opportunity. Current manager is supportive of me moving to a new team.

    Cons

    Pay raises are on a rigid schedule, some managers lack technical expertise and don't have a clue about software development.

    Advice to Management

    Make an attempt to bring your team together: the occasional outing/happy hour/scheduled fun time. I've been with my current manager for a while - the only fun days are when people quit and we can go out to eat together.


  9. "Business Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Intelligent co workers and great leadership team. Great work life balance.

    Cons

    Can sometimes difficult to innovate.


  10. "Senior Business Insights"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Insights in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Senior Business Insights in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work Life Balance,Peer goup,Good teams

    Cons

    The environment is not fast paced enough as you would expect in retail


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