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Target Sacramento Reviews

Updated December 20, 2018
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  • "Work Life Balance (Weekends & minimum 10 hours daily on your feet)" (in 1622 reviews)

  • "The company is going through some changes in the clothing part of the store that were constantly changing without team members being informed quickly" (in 1720 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Woodland, CA
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Woodland, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I was able to advance and grow with this excellent company.

    Cons

    No downside to this company, I loved my staff as well as my job.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work.


  2. "50/60"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elk Grove, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elk Grove, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Helping the guest and co-workers

    Cons

    Work politics, work atmosphere. Some managers

  3. "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. Helpful (2)

    "Former GL or Operations Manager"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Woodland, CA
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Woodland, CA
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    3 day work week and vacation.

    Cons

    Poor training, employees or Team Members have total control over the work schedules and it’s mob rule. SOM’s Senior Management is rarely engaged and takes Employees word over managers.

    Advice to Management

    Clear expectations need to be shared with all TM’s and the same message is not shared on all keys or schedules. Managers need to be empowered to make changes. There is so much turnover. There was a big “purge” a few years back that fired many of the managers. Most Managers are 1-3 years on position.


  5. "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


  6. "Cashier"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  7. "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.

  8. "Okay Job for Retail Experience"

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

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

    Pros

    Lots of hours
    Store discount
    Decent length lunch

    Cons

    Bad management
    Pressure on getting redcards
    Ignore most time off requests
    Refusal to crosstrain

    Advice to Management

    Be respectful toward your employees


  9. "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.


  10. "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


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