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Target Sacramento Reviews

Updated February 13, 2019
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Sacramento, CA

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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. "Management"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Sacramento, CA

    Pros

    Developing others and culture. People

    Cons

    Not a lot to say


  2. "Good experience overall"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Backroom Team Member in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Backroom Team Member in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    + Gained experience working with a team (something to put on a resume for future employment)
    + Kept busy; day went by fast
    + Worked with hardworking individuals

    Cons

    + Work schedule was all over the place
    + Not full-time = no benefits

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Horrible and degrading"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Team Member in Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nothing except stress depression and anxiety disorder

    Cons

    Inconsistent hours, too much work in unrealistic time , corporate is clueless, favoritism, they never donate food that could go to food lockers instead they throw it away to save time.

    Advice to Management

    Clueless incompetent people who are recruited out of college. They might have a degree but they sure dont have a reality to working in the actual stores.


  4. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    You were only expected to work in your area, not hop around.

    Cons

    Inflexible with request for time off or approval to switch shifts. Constantly being told to sell the target red card.


  5. "Just okay gets old fast"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Mostly friendly co-workers
    Employee discount
    Store cleanliness

    Cons

    Lots of turn-over both management & team members. Management favoritism pretty evident to everyone.
    If you’re “in” with the right people you may get promoted.
    Lack of communication/training

    Advice to Management

    Take a hard look & be honest about who you’re promoting.


  6. "A Mistake"

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    Current Employee - Guest Service Representative in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Guest Service Representative in Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Most people who I work with are very friendly.

    Cons

    They pay is not competitive or sustainable and GSA's (managers) are paid only a dollar or so more than a cashier yet are managers. They will put you in departments you are not trained for so you either call out or can get a coaching for not doing everything properly. Random hour cuts if you don't meet red card goal (Cashier and GSA's only)

    Advice to Management

    At the very least pay your managers a livable wage. When a store gets constant complaints called to corporate, do an actual surprise visit, don't tell the STL so they can prep the store in advance.


  7. "When resources are taken away expectations are higher, makes sense right?"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Team Member in Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people who work at target are great people. The place has a lot of personalities regardless of what department you work in.

    Cons

    The management sucks. Most of the high management in store (Executive Team Leads) and some of the lower management (Team Leads) are so removed from the experience of the average employee that they place unrealistic expectations on their teams and often times will be dissatisfied at things employees cant control. For example, if a job normally takes 6 people 3 hours they will get upset that the same job or even more work doesn't get done with 3 people given the same amount of time.

    Advice to Management

    Don't get so upset with a job being done if resources are being taken away and while the workload is being increased

  8. "Management is very unprofessional"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Sacramento, CA
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and hours for the week

    Cons

    The management is horrible to us

    Advice to Management

    Treat all team members with respect


  9. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Sales Attendant, Cart Attendant, Cashier in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Attendant, Cart Attendant, Cashier in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    This is a very place to work.

    Cons

    I a nice place to start.


  10. "Team Leader"

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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Target (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility to work in different areas of the store. I worked almost all team leader positions and enjoyed the change.

    Cons

    Resources are limited. Work is challenging when there is little time and staff to support you.

    Advice to Management

    Working along side the team would help


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