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Stamford, CT

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  1. "TL Review"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, many promotions and lateral turn over

    Cons

    Pay, upper management can be pencil pushers, demonstrate 0% of accountability

    Advice to Management

    Too many chiefs not enough Indians at times.


  2. "Receiving/Reverse Logistics Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Friendly Atmosphere. Always something to do if you're willing to do it.

    Cons

    I saw too many good managers get let go. Not enough training time offered to people who care enough to learn more.

    Advice to Management

    I've noticed bad managers often throw good managers under the bus. The bad managers often form groups to get support from each other and have backup to verify their stories.

  3. "ups and downs"

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    Current Employee - Target Logistics Team Leader in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Target Logistics Team Leader in Stamford, CT

    Pros

    Great and fun team members.

    Cons

    Get blamed for almost anything that goes wrong in the store, literally. Sleep patterns are weird, hardest team to manage in all stores.

    Advice to Management

    dont take on this position with an offer lower than $18 per hour, or you'll go insane. Be kind to team members, work hard along side your team to gain their respect, and do your best to help out in other departments in the store, email everything so you can have proof of what you've helped with through out the year to receive a good review.


  4. "Executive Intern Position"

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    Former Intern - Executive Intern in Stamford, CT
    Former Intern - Executive Intern in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It was an excellent internship. They will take you though all of the departments in the store and teach you a lot. Constantly learning.

    Cons

    There is a bit of a hierarchy between the Store manager/executive team leaders and the Team members. If there was more interaction between the two the culture would improve.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work. I'm sure with time they will improve the culture, but other than that, it's a great place to work.


  5. "Random hours"

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    Current Employee - Overnight Flow Team Member in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Overnight Flow Team Member in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    You can purchase food during your lunch break, even though the store is closed.
    Great energetic people who keep each other away.

    Cons

    Days off change every week and sometimes you can end up working every weekend.
    No requests for days off for the first 3 months. If you want a day off you have to find someone who is willing to take your shift.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure managers actually follow through with opening a register for 15 minute break and lunch breaks. Some days it's hit or miss.


  6. "Target is a great company to work for due to their company culture and compensation."

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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Stamford, CT

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

    Pros

    They pay well and they like to promote from within.

    Cons

    You will work hard and the hours can be somewhat unreasonable when closing.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Target Protection Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Senior Target Protection Specialist in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Target Protection Specialist in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Interesting Line of Work
    Extremely Flexible Hours

    Cons

    Very Difficult to Get a Promotion
    Pay

    Advice to Management

    Promote from Within More Often

  8. "It was alright"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Stamford, CT
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay was decent for most sales associate jobs in retail

    Cons

    They expect a lot of work, and not enough compensation.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more training.


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