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Target

Sales associate

June - September 2019 • Spokane, WA

What I liked

They kept on letting me come back

What I wish was different

It’s retail. I wish everything about retail was different

Advice

It’s an ok job for cash
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Closing Leader

April 2017 - August 2019 • Alpharetta, GA

What I liked

The experience in a fast paced environment, and the ability to learn to lead people. It was a very good life experience.

What I wish was different

The communication from upper management.

Advice

There is no definite stopping point, so don’t get discouraged and just keep going.
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Cashier

July 2018 - August 2019 • Manteca, CA

What I liked

The people that I met while working. They were honestly the only thing that kept me from quitting for so long

What I wish was different

Never applied because target sucks. I worked there an entire year and on my review (after they had me cover multiple shifts, work positions outside of being a cashier, etc.) They gave me a whopping $0.20 raise. 20 cents. The company DOES NOT care about you I can promise you that.

Advice

If you dont like doing the same exact thing over and over and over again definitely dont be a cashier at target. Also I wish I would have asked for more of a raise once they had me doing tasks outside of my position because they basically take advantage of you not asking.
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Retail

May 2018 • Cockeysville, MD

What I liked

What I wish was different

Advice

No mater how you’re feeling try to keep your personal life away from your work life
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Pharmacy Tech

May 2019 • Riverview, FL

What I liked

I enjoyed the experience and close relationships I developed with my colleagues

What I wish was different

That I received more hours

Advice

Take on every challenge
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Style Consultant

July 2014 • Shreveport, LA

What I liked

I like all of it. I like the hours, the flexibility, management and team members. It’s a great environment.

What I wish was different

I can’t think of anything. For the position responsibilities and pay it’s a great job.

Advice

Be persistent and show your skills and enthusiasm.
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Cashier

May 2018 - December 2019 • Charlotte, NC

What I liked

I like how they care about each employee and have good benefits.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Style Consultant

August 2017 • Hillsboro, OR

What I liked

I loved the job and being a Department Business Owner. My boss was really cool and all my coworkers are awesome.

What I wish was different

I wish that I had been given more hours so I didn't have to get a second job at Ross, which I hated.

Advice

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Software Development Intern

June - August 2019 • Minneapolis, MN

What I liked

It was a very relaxed and welcoming environment, but I still learned a lot

What I wish was different

There were more actual software developers on my team instead of just IT guys

Advice

When you're looking for a place to work, remember that culture and your potential career growth are both important factors to look at
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Barista

October 2017 • Sun Prairie, WI

What I liked

Coworkers, pay

What I wish was different

Scheduling & hours, management

Advice

Let management know the hours that you want frequently or they will stop giving them to you
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General Merchandise

May - August 2019 • Emeryville, CA

What I liked

I liked to be given the responsibility to multitask in my job. Meaning I had to help with multiple customers in need.

What I wish was different

I wish I had more time to be associated more with my managers to get to know them better. I was hoping to build a stronger connection with them but my schedule wasn’t always consistent

Advice

Keep an open mind about the people you meet and always keep it professional whenever your representing an corporation
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Team Member

May 2019 • Omaha, NE

What I liked

Paid well, positive team environment

What I wish was different

Advice

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Target cashier

May 2018 - August 2019 • Riverside, CA

What I liked

Job was simple , coworkers where great !

What I wish was different

Some things that should have been different is if Managers didn’t involve themselves in drama or cheat on their wives with employees because it created a

Advice

Don’t make friends , stay away from the drama especially from the managers .
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beauty specialist

July - September 2019 • Santa Rosa, CA

What I liked

I liked the community that was built with employers and employees. I also liked that they had a variety of hours that fit your schedule during the Summer. The task were always straightforward.

What I wish was different

I wish I had started working there sooner and the background process didn't take so long. I wish the hiring process was a little more quicker because it took me about three weeks after being hired to start working.

Advice

I encourage people to apply not only to the register position but also to other positions. Some people may not know that there is more than just the register such as beauty and style.
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guest advocate

July - September 2019 • Sunnyvale, CA

What I liked

The community was nice.

What I wish was different

Management was messy.

Advice

Be friendly.
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Sales Floor Team Member

November 2017 • Butler, PA

What I liked

I loved helping people find things that they were looking for.

What I wish was different

I wish I would have been able to work with my coworkers more closely.

Advice

Work 40 hours a week, it will pay off.
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Team Member

July - September 2019 • Burlington, WA

What I liked

Coworkers were super nice and helpful! Work was pretty straightforward.

What I wish was different

Only issue I had was that my shifts were super early early but that could have been easily switched.

Advice

Don't be afraid to ask questions if you're confused about something.
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Retail

October 2018 - November 2019 • Palmdale, CA

What I liked

The people I worked with.

What I wish was different

I had not changed position from sales floor to security.

Advice

Always enjoy the job you do, you make the job become fun or a chore. I always make sure I have a positive attitude and that makes the job easier and people around you like you.
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Executive Intern

June - August 2019 • Mesa, AZ

What I liked

I was able to hone in my leadership style and gained a ton of confidence leading my team throughout the store. I also had a mentor who I consider to be my mentor for the rest of my career. I was able to have a lot of conversations with him about my struggles and strides with my team. Overall, I learned so much about myself and what I want to do with my career. I also had the opportunity to meet several regional directors and one of the Vice Presidents of Target.

What I wish was different

I loved my internship and don't wish anything was different.

Advice

I would say to not be afraid to be super open to feedback and learn from the feedback.
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Service and Engagement Team Member

May 2019 • Fairlawn, OH

What I liked

Coworkers, good hours, good pay

What I wish was different

The work/life balance

Advice

Keep in mind that you're working with a team across the whole store. Communication is key.
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