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Target New York Reviews

Updated December 12, 2017
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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. "excellent"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Team Member in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    lovely environment to work in

    Cons

    flexible hours hard on body

    Advice to Management

    we aren't children


  2. "awesome place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Team Member in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Managers, team leads help out if you're having a time with anything. Helping guest is important and getting the task done is also priority.

    Cons

    Guest can be rude if items are missing or not on sale buy sign says its on sale.

    Advice to Management

    Be more friendly

  3. "STOCK"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Stock Clerk in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Stock Clerk in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    awesome experience .i wont change this for anything

    Cons

    long hours..long standing. low pay rates but its new york so its expected

    Advice to Management

    thanks for the opportunity


  4. "Target NY"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Wonder-full and beneficial Company to work for

    Cons

    Strict on tardiness and lateness


  5. "No way"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people customs and border

    Cons

    Money money money money money

    Advice to Management

    Just a job after school


  6. "Asset protection"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Asset Protection Specialist in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Asset Protection Specialist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary and compensation and benefits

    Cons

    Management does not care about the problems amongst their teams

    Advice to Management

    Learn to listen to your team members


  7. "Sales Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    This was a good place to work. Manager was great at helping out with my flexible hours. The work was fast pace but management was help full and always available

    Cons

    There are no benefits for not working full time. The work can become boring as it is done over and over again. The pay is also on the lower end

    Advice to Management

    Great manager help when having to deal with the staff every day

  8. "Demoralizing Company culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Target full-time

    Pros

    Attracts talented people but doesn't have the foundation to develop and retain them

    Cons

    After 6 months Targets "Fast, Fun, and Friendly" culture became "forced, unfriendly feedback ". They meet monthly to discuss mandatory "top" and "bottom" performers; collectively working on plans to "squeeze" out an employee.

    Advice to Management

    Culture change is needed in order to succeed. It is evident from the stores personnel to the unstocked shelves your employees are no longer motivated by an atmosphere built on intimidation.


  9. "ETL Logistics"

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    Current Employee - Target ETL Logistics in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Target ETL Logistics in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Creates an inclusive culture that values personal growth. Allows for you to lead a team of various sizes, and develop your leaders yourself.

    Cons

    Schedule is primarily overnight, which can lead to work life balance issues. Aside from that, there are little to no cons.


  10. "Never enough hours"

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    Former Employee - Sales Floor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Floor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    the discount is a great bonus

    Cons

    expect too much in return for too little

    Advice to Management

    if you tell someone you can give them 35 hours a week and then only give them 20, you shouldn't be surprised at your right turnover rate


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