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Target Sales Associate Reviews

Updated March 23, 2019
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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. "Basic Sales stuff"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electronics Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Electronics Sales Associate

    I worked at Target part-time

    Pros

    friendly team lots of down time

    Cons

    no room for growth at all

    Advice to Management

    stop the favorism towards employees


  2. "Nice people, competitive pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier, Cart Attendant in Columbia, MO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier, Cart Attendant in Columbia, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Target part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    My managers and co workers are friendly and easy going
    The current pay rate is $6 higher than the minimum wage.
    Management is very flexible with scheduling and time off

    Cons

    Working weekends can be crazy busy and stressful
    If you are a cart attendant during the winter time or when it rains you must wipe down every cart you bring in by hand

  3. "Overall Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

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

    Pros

    - Team work and great benefits

    Cons

    - Problems with Management


  4. "Great company to start your experience/ career."

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Chester, VA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Chester, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You learn the basic in's and out's of Target stores.

    Cons

    Work hours can be difficult to get sometimes, especially with smaller stores.

    Advice to Management

    Better communication between associates and managers, in particular schedule changes.


  5. "Awesome place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Orland Park, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Orland Park, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I loved working at target. Unfortunately I had to move and way too far now.

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!


  6. "Ehh, it was ok"

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    Former Employee - Sale Associate
    Former Employee - Sale Associate

    I worked at Target part-time

    Pros

    It’s a good experience while you’re working part time.
    Employee discount

    Cons

    Worked more than 30 hrs but less than 40 so they wouldn’t give you benefits.
    Wasn’t that well organized when it came to managers.


  7. "Working for electronics"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Most pay for sales for

    Cons

    To many to put doesnt like to help with guests

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Encinitas, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Encinitas, CA

    I have been working at Target full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Job security at its best

    Cons

    Working Weekends not fun at all

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Good First Retail Job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Olive Branch, MS
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Olive Branch, MS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Target isn't open 24/7 so you work decent hours
    Cashiering is easy job
    Seem to want to promote
    Decent pay for people with little retail experience

    Cons

    Need a better training plan
    None so far that are out of the ordinary for a retail job


  10. "Decent job"

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    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate

    I have been working at Target part-time

    Pros

    The pay is excellent but hours are short

    Cons

    They want people to stay late extra late