Target Portland Reviews

Updated Jun 17, 2020

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3.0
53%
Recommend to a Friend
56%
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29 Ratings
  1. "Good work enviroenmt"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Hillsboro, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Target part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment for as your first job

    Cons

    hours are not very flexible

  2. "i enjoyed it"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Target full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They are willing to work with your schedule

    Cons

    wish we had hour lunches especially when you're standing all day

  3. "Overall love my team"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Checkout Advocate in Clackamas, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Hazard pay, frequent breaks, offer LOA to students, good discount

    Cons

    Hard to get full-time and during the holidays you can't really get time off

  4. "why target"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good environment, fair pay,fair benefit

    Cons

    minimum wage,bad schedule,not enough hours

  5. "It all depends on the store location and the people you work with"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Target full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Great pay -Great benefits -Lots of vacation time to use during the off season.

    Cons

    -Long hours -No work life balance -Different stores have different culture.

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  6. "Worked here for two years and counting"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hardlines Team Member in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Target part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great baseline level job to start training and such for more advanced jobs.

    Cons

    You have to deal with dumb guests

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Better than some retailers, but don't expect work life balance. At all."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Team Leader Sales Floor/Guest Experience in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Target full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The salary was great, and there are so many opportunities to learn and grow.

    Cons

    They say work-life balance is important, but their definition of work-life balance is different than most. Target comes first. If you're salary be prepared to miss out on a lot of family life. Sacrifice your evenings, checking email on your days off. It's all expected of you but not in the job description. If you're the first one to leave you're deemed as lazy. Even if you've worked your full 10 hour shift (yep 5 10 hour days a week is still not enough for them.)

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