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Fulfillment

July 2019 • Santa Clarita, CA

What I liked

It was fast pace and never boring.

What I wish was different

I wish we had hired more people when I first started

Advice

Just try and learn the store as fast as you can
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Sales Associate

July - September 2019 • Stoughton, MA

What I liked

I liked working in the style section and being able to help others find clothes

What I wish was different

I wish that Target wasn't understaffed

Advice

Do not let corporations take advantage of you as a young adult
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Team member

January 2016 • Richfield, MN

What I liked

I love the community at target! If you want to be invested in and fulfilled by your work this is a great place to thrive.

What I wish was different

Since this is a very large store with many employees and a high volume of guests and product being sold, it can get chaotic. Communication and goals can be hard to keep track of.

Advice

Ask questions and get to know the details of your work center. There is an answer and a right way to do everything, doing this job correctly is very technical.
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Food Specialist

August 2019 • Bemidji, MN

What I liked

It's a fun environment and nice to work at.

What I wish was different

It's good as is.

Advice

If you work in the freezer make sure you have everything you need to stay warm.
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Team Member

November 2018 • Winona, MN

What I liked

Working with guests.

What I wish was different

Sometimes management is hectic.

Advice

I’d say go for it & apply!
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Apparel team member

May 2018 • Killingly, CT

What I liked

I have some amazing coworkers

What I wish was different

Training was confusing and inconsistent

Advice

Be friendly!
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Sales associate

August - October 2019 • Provo, UT

What I liked

The people

What I wish was different

Working in a different area

Advice

Smaller stores have more drama
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Executive Team Leader Intern

June - August 2019 • Setauket-East Setauket, NY

What I liked

It was interesting getting experience in retail and learning about sales and marketing. I got to spend time in almost every department in the store and learned from the leaders.

What I wish was different

I wish the hours were more consistent every week. I also wish the leadership team gave the interns more opportunity to be a leader. Moving around the departments so often meant that you never got to be a leader in any department, yet they still expected you to be a leader.

Advice

Know what you're getting into for retail. Talk to the leadership team about their experiences and how they got to their positions.
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sales associate

July 2017 • Buffalo, NY

What I liked

I really like working with my team and getting to interact with a lot of different people and making sure everyone has a shopping experience they they enjoy

What I wish was different

Advice

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Cashier

May - August 2019 • White Plains, NY

What I liked

Good amount of hours

What I wish was different

Standing for 8 hours is tough

Advice

Get good shoes
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Executive Team Leader

June - August 2019 • Eagle Rock, CA

What I liked

Target definitely puts a lot of time and effort into their Interns. What I liked about Target is that the culture is real and the days are never the same. After my 10 week summer Internship I was able to know Target inside and out! Also, you will learn what type of leader you are in those 10 weeks, working with a team that could be the size of 150 people.

What I wish was different

I felt that everything Target promised I received.

Advice

Enjoy the opportunity to learn about the company, meet new people, and have an open mind. Take in all the experience and lessons that come your way.
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Executive lead intern

May - August 2019 • Clifton, NJ

What I liked

Autonomy, and great opportunity to learn how to manage in real experiences.

What I wish was different

More use of business applications.

Advice

Be willing to leave your comfort zone.
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Store Executive Intern

June - August 2019 • Lancaster, PA

What I liked

Interning with Target is one of the best experiences Saint Joseph's University has opened the doors to for me thus far in my career. The internship gave me the opportunity to be a leader of people and teams, while learning about a variety of areas in a rotational program. I was able to learn about human resources, guest engagement, talent and team development, logistics and supply chain, sales and merchandising. My Target team taught me an immense amount every day of my internship experience.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Retail management

November 2017 • San Francisco, CA

What I liked

Developing my social skills and ability to handle stressful situations.

What I wish was different

I wish I was paid more for the hard work I put into my job.

Advice

Anyone is capable of moving up in a business if they commit to it.
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Sales associate

July - September 2019 • Winston-Salem, NC

What I liked

Great work environment and learned a lot.

What I wish was different

I just wish I would have had more opportunities to learn different positions and about the company.

Advice

Stay motivated and work hard.
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Apparel Salesperson

November 2018 • Lowell, MA

What I liked

The other employees are all kind people of various ages and ethnicity. The store is very diverse

What I wish was different

Advice

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Cashier

June 2019 • Destin, FL

What I liked

I enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and the comfort knowing that I never had to worry about angering people if I needed help. I also loved the freedom and trust they gave me which helped me develop good relationships with the customers. Finally, I also loved being able to be open about my religion as opposed to being censored.

What I wish was different

I wish that there was a better way to control whether or not employees showed up to work as it was very difficult to make up for those who chose to be absent from their job.

Advice

I would say that whey looking for a company, make sure that they have your best interests in mind instead of viewing you simply as a cog in a machine. When I worked at Target, I felt like I was working with a family rather than a bunch of strangers.
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Style Consultant

June 2019 • Warren, MI

What I liked

I loved being able to help guests pick out their clothes and be in the fashion area.

What I wish was different

I wish that I had started working right when I started summer break so I could have more time working during the summer.

Advice

One piece of advice I would share is to stay consistent with completing your duties when told to do so.
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Cashier

August 2018 • Capitola, CA

What I liked

The people and ability to gain customer service experience. There was always so much to learn and keep me busy. It is also great for learning cash handling experience.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Beauty Consultant

May - August 2019 • Warwick, RI

What I liked

Working with my coworkers and helping the customers on the floor.

What I wish was different

Hours were challenging sometimes; nights and weekends.

Advice

Highly recommend!
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