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Great Leadership Experience

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Current Employee - GSTL in Missoula, MT (US)
Current Employee - GSTL in Missoula, MT (US)

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

Pros

Working around a wide variety of interesting people is fun, but the ability to cross-train and have opportunity for career advancement is above all the best perk.

Cons

Dealing with angry guest from time to time can be high stress, especially as GSTL. But being able to overcome problems and find solutions is very rewarding and makes it worth the tough times.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    decent

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Target

    Pros

    decent pay, you do not need a business degree to get started and if you are succesful can quickly move up the ladder and their are oppurtunities for bonuses

    Cons

    starting out your pay and bonus and review really depend on if you get put in a good store or a bad store. i moved into a store that was failing and despite making 42 million dollars a year no manager qualified for a bonus while others in my class were 30 minutes away and automatically qualified for a bonus after one month because the store was running well when they got there.

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    Great for a start. Get in, Learn what you can, then get out....Quick!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Guest Service TM, Photo, Sales Floor in Fairlawn, OH (US)
    Former Employee - Guest Service TM, Photo, Sales Floor in Fairlawn, OH (US)

    I worked at Target (more than a year)

    Pros

    People you work with
    Benefits pckg (health insurance and so-forth)
    Knowlege you gain if you're cross-trained in several areas (always a + and they love it)

    I was there for 2.5 years and overall loved my job.

    Cons

    Minimum wage to start out
    Terrible payraises
    Can be hard to advance
    Be careful speaking up with your opinions. They say they're against retaliation, but that isn't below them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When telling TM's you're going to develope them, actually do it. Set a plan and follow through. Be more hands on with your team. Be mindful who you're letting go. You know you won't be able to replace those exceptional TM's.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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