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Updated December 13, 2018
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  • "Can be difficult to find a good work/life balance" (in 1608 reviews)

  • "Hours were inconsistent for most team members" (in 1704 reviews)

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  1. "Seasonal Team Member"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Target part-time

    Pros

    Pay above minimum wage
    Occasional themed food days in the breakroom
    10% team member discount
    20% wellness discount (ex. athletic clothing, fresh produce)

    Cons

    Not enough equipment, making it impossible to complete some tasks
    Sometimes, unrealistic expectations of what can be completed during a shift


  2. "Team Lead"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader
    Current Employee - Team Leader
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great pay, great working atmosphere, every other weekend off

    Cons

    working holidays being away from your family, stressful

  3. "Cashier"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target part-time

    Pros

    Fun place to work. Cool coworkers

    Cons

    Low pay. No advancement opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Promote and develop employees


  4. "All in who you work with"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The other team members and higher starting pay than most other retail places.

    Cons

    Management almost always require too much work in too little time at too high of a standard.

    Advice to Management

    Give better time frames to complete tasks


  5. "ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Target full-time

    Pros

    Paid decently for area. Break room snacks and events.

    Cons

    Bad management and scheduling. Emotional team leads.

    Advice to Management

    More organization and more professional team leads are needed


  6. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Target part-time

    Pros

    Working with customers and processing sales

    Cons

    Promoting the Target Red Card


  7. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - GSA/GSTL in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - GSA/GSTL in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    "Progressive" company that seems to actually care about its employees

    Cons

    "Progressive" company that seems to grandstand with its political statements and opinions.

    Advice to Management

    Just stick to trying to make money. Give leadership back to the stores instead of leading each individual stores from the top down.

  8. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Target part-time

    Pros

    A decent place to work at, there are opportunities to rise up the latter

    Cons

    Considering it's a retail position you have to deal with all types of people...

    Advice to Management

    Stop constantly asking about your red card count, it wont help


  9. "cashier"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    pays good and flexible hours

    Cons

    boring when slow, machines break easily


  10. "Electronics Plus Mobile Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Electronics Plus Mobile Team Member in East Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Electronics Plus Mobile Team Member in East Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get to earn an understanding of retail and be a focus department with a higher learning curve.

    Cons

    Often undervalued. Also due to short staffing, you get assigned to a different department and get yelled at for not having been able to do your original dept goals.

    Advice to Management

    Leave electronics tms in electronics. There is enough to do there without being made to do toys or seasonal departments.