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Target Stylist

June 2020 • Carson, CA

What I liked

The flexibility and caring nature of people working alongside you. Coworkers are happy to help anyone if you're struggling.

What I wish was different

Advice

Be ready to work hard and work in different departments, if needed.
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Team member

May 2020 • Brooklyn Park, MN

What I liked

I liked that they are flexible and that you can have variety at work

What I wish was different

Advice

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Executive Team Lead of Asset Protection

July 2020 • Vauxhall, NJ

What I liked

I like how all of my coworkers were extremely helpful and assisted me whenever I had questions.

What I wish was different

The experience was a little limited because of COVID-19. So I was not able to experience all of the job functions.

Advice

Be willing to absorb a lot of information. This experience was brand new to me so I really had to soak up a lot of information.
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Guest Service Supervisor

June - August 2020 • Ann Arbor, MI

What I liked

I enjoyed interacting with guests and offering support to my coworkers during the pandemic.

What I wish was different

I wish we had a specific person in charge of checking people for masks. We didn't have enough training for this and it was very stressful.

Advice

Go into retail jobs with an open mind and kind heart; you may not always be treated with respect, but it's important to consider what might be fueling your guests' behaviors.
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Target Security Specialist

March 2020 • Cincinnati, OH

What I liked

What I like about this job is that it gives me the opportunity to directly make a positive impact on the shopping experience of our guests by ensuring that the store is safe and minimizing merchandise loss.

What I wish was different

Advice

I was apprehensive about starting this job because it was unlike any other I had before. However, I took my positive mindset and work ethic into the job and eventually hit my stride with it. My advice is to get out of your comfort zone as soon as you can because it could pay off in a big way. Don't let apprehensiveness keep you from taking a job or doing anything you wish to do.
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Guest Associate

June 2019 • Grand Rapids, MI

What I liked

They accommodate really well to their employee's needs and are very intentional about each employee getting break time.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Cashier/Cook

February 2018 • Henrico, VA

What I liked

Target does a great job of working with your schedule if your a full-time student.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Target

July 2020 • Medina, OH

What I liked

It’s a welcoming environment

What I wish was different

That my schedule would remain constant

Advice

It helps with social skills and dealing with the general public
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Guest Advocate

June - August 2020 • Minneapolis, MN

What I liked

The people, managers, flexibility

What I wish was different

Nothing. Great Place to work

Advice

Be open to learn, if you love working in a term it is a great experience.
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Beauty Consultant

April - July 2020 • Columbus, OH

What I liked

The easygoing environment

What I wish was different

Lack of being on a team

Advice

Know that you’ll need to work on your own a majority of the time
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Finance and Accounting Development Program Intern

June - August 2020 • Minneapolis, MN

What I liked

The online experience was different, however Target made the experience engaging and you could really feel the company culture, even though we never saw each other in person. I appreciated the transparency and the people that I met.

What I wish was different

I wish that there would have been a few more opportunities to meet the other interns.

Advice

Have fun and do not be afraid to ask for what you want. Target does an amazing job trying to find your passions and what you are interested in.
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Operations Manager

July 2020 • Cedar Falls, IA

What I liked

I enjoyed getting to know my team members and finding my passion for leading a team.

What I wish was different

Due to COVID-19, the program had to be shortened so I just wish I had more time.

Advice

Ask as many questions as possible and don't be afraid to mess up.
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Guest service advocate

October 2019 - June 2020 • Canyon Country, CA

What I liked

It was a very fun job that I was able to gain a lot of customer service and organizational skills in.

What I wish was different

There were occasional scheduling shifts a week prior to when the shift was supposed to occur.

Advice

If you are friendly to the customers and learn to work quickly and efficiently while doing so, you will do very well at this job.
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chasier

May 2018 - July 2020 • McKinney, TX

What I liked

The overall family feels of the team.

What I wish was different

Communication with one another.

Advice

Keep an open mind.
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electronics specialist

August 2017 • Salem, OR

What I liked

Isnt a terribly demanding job and pays an okay amount

What I wish was different

The management, the power structure, and how things are handled

Advice

It's not bad at first but the limited amount of hours can come back to bite so be prepared for that
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Cashier

July - August 2020 • Auburn Hills, MI

What I liked

I liked that I was doing something at all times, though the task was menial. I was happy that I got to talk to people and work with my face-to-face skills.

What I wish was different

I wished that there was more opportunity for creative expression and communication with my supervisors.

Advice

Try vocal exercises before getting into work.
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Fulfillment Expert

October 2019 • Orem, UT

What I liked

I experienced the Pandemic head on. I witnessed miracles and the best and worst of humanity.

What I wish was different

Our workload increased and our hours decreased. I feel like I disserviced myself being in a low labor job. I wish I could be in a Tech job right now.

Advice

Some jobs are stepping stones.
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Executive Store Intern

June 2020 • Santa Fe Springs, CA

What I liked

Love the hands on experience.

What I wish was different

Nothing. This was such a great internship.

Advice

Ask to take lead don’t be afraid to ask questions.
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Employee

June - August 2020 • El Dorado Hills, CA

What I liked

Good stuff

What I wish was different

Less beverage shifts

Advice

Work hard but don't stress or rush
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intern

July 2020 • Norridge, IL

What I liked

It was so fun, everyday was different. I got a full time job offer during a pandemic at a very competitive salary with benefits starting right away.

What I wish was different

I didn't talk to other interns often.

Advice

Don't expect to sit at an office more than 40% of the time.
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