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Target Mount Vernon Reviews

Updated January 8, 2019
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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. "Hardlines Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Hardlines Team Member in Mount Vernon, NY
    Former Employee - Hardlines Team Member in Mount Vernon, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with the customers

    Cons

    Not a lot of hours

    Advice to Management

    More hours


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Blah"

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    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader - Guest Experience in Mount Vernon, NY
    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader - Guest Experience in Mount Vernon, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Loved my team members

    Cons

    - Pay is good, but not enough for all that is required of you.
    - Work Life Balance (Weekends & minimum 10 hours daily on your feet)

    Advice to Management

    Management was a clique. You were in or out.

  3. "Logistic Team member"

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    Current Employee - Logistics in Mount Vernon, NY
    Current Employee - Logistics in Mount Vernon, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Target part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Pay is good
    If you have any issues , someone is there to listen

    Cons

    The leaders Needs to have more structure

    Advice to Management

    It’s a new process, this 4am shift.... so they need to figure out how the process can be successful.


  4. "Just Okay"

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    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader in Mount Vernon, NY
    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader in Mount Vernon, NY

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

    Pros

    room for growth if you stick to their 18 month plan

    Cons

    stores are all managed differently. if you're in a low performing store it's chaotic and stressful. most managers are just waiting for their next promotion.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Not as good as they make it"

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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Mount Vernon, NY
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Mount Vernon, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Great to as a entry level job

    Cons

    The pay is bad and its hard to balance work and life. They take advantage of hard workers all the time. If you become to good at your job they will leave you in that position and would not allow you to grow as a worker and move up the ladder. A lot of favoritism happens as well.


  6. "Plano"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Vernon, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mount Vernon, NY

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

    Pros

    It's ik when u need a paycheck, but management can be frustrating

    Cons

    Poor communication skills sometimes


  7. "stock clerk,customer service"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Mount Vernon, NY
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Mount Vernon, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The raise of pay was to small. I also thought that they would have pay for my uniform. I believe they were well establish to pay for the core workers uniform.

    Cons

    I really enjoyed working for target because I learn a lot of new things. I learn about perishables product. These products are products that are spoil and out dated.

  8. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Cashier/Sales Representative in Mount Vernon, NY
    Former Employee - Cashier/Sales Representative in Mount Vernon, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Target (More than a year)

    Pros

    It's not easy to stand out in the crowded discount retail space. But Target have found way - that is by, high quality brands. A few is Smith & Hawkin, Wine Cube, Michael Craves, Design, Mossimo and Simply Shabby Chic. Some of its brand are also exclusive including Market Pantry, up & up, Target Home and Merona. These products, which account third of overall sales. are a big help in boosting margins.

    Cons

    Of course, Target faces mega rivals Costco, BJ's Wholesame, Family Dollar, K-Mart and Wal-Mart.

    Advice to Management

    Be more personable and less Target


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Working at this location"

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    Former Employee - Cashier/Sales Floor Team Member in Mount Vernon, NY
    Former Employee - Cashier/Sales Floor Team Member in Mount Vernon, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    The good things is they started me off at $9.50 and I got a raise within 3mths. When you need days off you can give your shift away or if you need more hours you can take your co-workers shift. They allow you to work in other departments so you can learn the entire store.

    Cons

    Working at the Target in Mt. Vernon, NY, there was no room for advancement even if you were there for 5 years or more. It's like you have to be a suck up even if you know your work well. They

    Advice to Management

    Let your team members grow in the company. I think you shoukd hire within before you bring someone who is unformilia with the store and it's operations.


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Good"

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    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Mount Vernon, NY
    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Mount Vernon, NY
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Overnight pays more than day shift

    Cons

    Overnight is hard work plus the pay is not enough


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