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Target San Francisco Reviews

Updated January 14, 2018
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Pros
  • There is a large focus on work/life balance that is very appreciated (in 880 reviews)

  • Communication between all levels of management down through front line team members (in 1751 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance sometimes when workload is extremely high (in 1478 reviews)

  • Some team members rather help there friend that dont do much over people who does the most work (in 1574 reviews)

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  1. "They were very helpful with the application process"

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    Current Employee - Cart Attendant in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Cart Attendant in Redwood City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Manageable hours, they help you out with applying online and in store. I looks like a friendly work environment, and overall will seem like a good experience.

    Cons

    I applied a few days ago and I haven’t had any bad experiences so far, I don’t expect to have any since I think I’m gonna be able to keep up with tasks given to me.


  2. "Former Target Employee in Foster City"

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    Former Employee - Barista - Starbucks in Foster City, CA
    Former Employee - Barista - Starbucks in Foster City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Got the opportunity to meet new people and make friends.

    Cons

    Disorganized and employees would not show up for their shift.

  3. "Easiest place to work"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Walnut Creek, CA
    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Walnut Creek, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexibility with schedule, good team culture, easy to learn

    Cons

    politics, favoritism, lack of opportunity, retail

    Advice to Management

    don't put yourself on a pedestal so high, that you are unable to see eye to eye


  4. "Fun place to work"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Fremont, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Fremont, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Target (Less than a year)

    Pros

    flexible hours friendly staff not too stressful

    Cons

    sometimes hours can be cut especially when not too busy


  5. "amazing for temporary work period"

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    Former Employee - LOGISTICS FLOW TEAM MEMBER in Dublin, CA
    Former Employee - LOGISTICS FLOW TEAM MEMBER in Dublin, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    excellent work environment, community building activities, great team members, good benefits

    Cons

    work becomes repetitive several months in, working as a logistics team member is more physically intense than one may expect and very draining


  6. "Fast paced and micromanaged"

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    Current Employee - Apparel Sales Associate in Albany, CA
    Current Employee - Apparel Sales Associate in Albany, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Provides good hours and it is a fast paced environment. Helping customers out can be rewarding

    Cons

    Team leaders are extremely rude and arrogant. You learn the job on your own.


  7. "Front End Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in San Rafael, CA
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in San Rafael, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits, close, good environment

    Cons

    There are no cons for me

    Advice to Management

    market seasonal jobs to schools

  8. "Executive Team Lead Intern"

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    Former Intern - Internship in San Francisco, CA
    Former Intern - Internship in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Target as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great teamwork and hardworking peers

    Cons

    Dealing with rude guest and scams

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing the little things for your team members - they appreciate it


  9. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Colma, CA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Colma, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They pay on time. You get breaks.

    Cons

    Other workers are lazy, stand on your feet all day, bosses are dumb.

    Advice to Management

    Hire smarter people.


  10. "Ehh"

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    Former Employee - Cart Attendant in Emeryville, CA
    Former Employee - Cart Attendant in Emeryville, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Target part-time

    Pros

    I worked as a Cart Attendant you get free gatorades or starbucks

    Cons

    They really didn't care if you was the only out there

    Advice to Management

    care about the cart attendants needs


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