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Target Sales Associate Reviews

Updated April 15, 2018
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  1. "Electronics Department"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electronics Sales Associate in Mission, KS
    Former Employee - Electronics Sales Associate in Mission, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    no micromanaging and a very friendly team based atmosphere

    Cons

    retail hours can sometimes be a drag but management was good about my schedule when things came up


  2. "Decent for what it is"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Hillside, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Hillside, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible and easy work.

    Cons

    Hard to move up in the company and hate to give time off.

  3. "This place is solid"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Evansville, IN
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Evansville, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The coworkers are great to work with, the store layout is easy and you're provided with technology that makes things go rather quickly, relaxed environment

    Cons

    It is a Target so it can get very hectic which will pull you away from your zone up to the front to cashier so sometimes getting your job done too quickly can get a little tough

    Advice to Management

    Try to work on understanding how hectic things are and realize that sometimes we're doing our best to work as fast as we can, but if you haven't worked there for like twenty years than things can only be so flawless in your technique


  4. "mostly good"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Kailua, HI
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Kailua, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    really great environment, friendly coworkers, fun job.

    Cons

    management doesn’t care much about you personally

    Advice to Management

    treat employees more personally


  5. "Always a great time"

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    Former Employee - Cashier, Sales Associate, Guest Services, Electronics in Springfield, MO
    Former Employee - Cashier, Sales Associate, Guest Services, Electronics in Springfield, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Target (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The pay wasn't bad for the job, and the job was always fun at the store I worked at.

    Cons

    Management can seem to micro-manage frequently.


  6. "Not too bad"

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    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate/Cashier in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate/Cashier in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, easy job, nice management

    Cons

    terrible training, short breaks, bad team leaders

    Advice to Management

    Nobody had time to actually train me so they just threw me on a register on my first day and let me figure it out


  7. "Cashier (Whatever else)"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you don't have hours, they couldn't care less.

    Cons

    Only Part Time Hours. No Benefits. Only 10% Discount. No Help From Other Team Members or Trainers/Supervisors/Managers.

    Advice to Management

    Please!!! And I'm begging you, please, Corporate Target!!! Make sure that your "Trainers" have some education and class. Don't have them SHOUTING to a new employee, in front of your customer "WHERE ARE YOU FROM!!! YOU SPEAK WITH AN ACCENT!!!" This is very rude, to say the least, and very unprofessional. Train your "Trainers" to respect people of all color and country. Just because someone speaks with an accent, that doesn't make them "illiterate" or "stupid", okay?!? thank you, Corporate Target, for reading this (if you ever do, of course).

  8. "Great pay, bad hours if under 18"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier
    Recommends

    I have been working at Target part-time

    Pros

    $11/ Hr is great for part time and great in general, especially for someone young like myself, lenient with call outs

    Cons

    They go way below the weekly hour limit for minors (40), I'm 17 and they give me 12 hrs/ week at most with only 4- 4.5 hour shifts (not really complaining about that), they said it was because I'm a minor yet they give people younger than me 20+ hour weeks. $11/ hr is great but with the hours they give me I've had to find a second job, I may be a minor but I have bills to pay too and $120-$150 every 2 weeks doesn't do much for me.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to requests for more hours instead of saying "I'll see what I can do" and not doing anything or only bumping up hours for 2 weeks then bringing it down again.


  9. "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Edina, MN
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Edina, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits that you receive

    Cons

    Hours and work life, weekends

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees


  10. "Cashier job"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in West Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in West Des Moines, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get a 10 percent disocunt

    Cons

    They are flexible but you have to ask days off way ahead