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Joining Target - Employee Onboarding

Employee Sentiment

The prevailing opinion from employees about joining Target is that the company was very prepared on their first day. Target employees concluded that their overall onboarding experience was positive. 56% said their direct manager was helpful with their acclimation during the first 90 days. First impressions are important, and how prepared a company is on your first day leaves a lasting impression.

Did you have a positive onboarding experience when you were hired at your current company?
Very Prepared
31%
Prepared
27%
Somewhat Prepared
24%
Unprepared
12%
Very Unprepared
6%
How prepared was your company on your first day of onboarding?
Was your direct manager helpful with your onboarding during your first 90 days?
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Meet Your Managers

Your direct manager highly affects your experience at a company; overall managers at Target are rated a C+. At Target most employees said they received feedback once a month or every week. 62% of employees also said they felt comfortable giving their managers feedback. Learn More about your managers at Target.

Every week
21%
Once a month
28%
Once a quarter
13%
Once a year
17%
Never
21%
How often do you get valuable feedback on how to improve at work?
Does your boss expect you to work when you're on vacation?
Do you feel comfortable giving your boss negative feedback?
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Negotiate Salary

If you think you and your skill set should be valued higher than your offer, negotiate your salary! 33% of men and 20% of women at Target said they negotiated their salaries. On average, Target employees earn $121,561. Target ranks in the Bottom 45% for compensation in Minneapolis. Learn More about Salaries at Target.

Average Salaries at Target by Department
$141k*
Engineering
$185k*
Product
$116k*
Design
$110k*
Marketing
$66k*
Operations
$48k*
Admin
$143k*
Business Dev
$91k*
Finance
$228k*
Communications
$55k*
Customer Support
$178k*
HR
$105k*
IT
$126k*
Legal
$237k*
Sales

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

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Get Acclimated

Now that you’ve joined Target, get acclimated. Is lunch a social time or do people sit at their desks? At Target the most common answer selected by employees is a 30 minutes break. Understand your coworkers and why they’ve chosen to stay at Target, many employees say it’s because of the comfort & familiarity.

Company Mission
4%
Comp & Benefits
21%
Co-Workers
22%
Comfort & Familiarity
42%
Career Advancement Opportunities
11%
What's the main reason you stay at your current company?
>1 hour
18%
1 hour
16%
45 minutes
16%
30 minutes
43%
I eat at my desk
7%
How long do you take for lunch breaks?
Multiple times a week
13%
Once a week
17%
Once a month
18%
Once a quarter
12%
Never
40%
How often do you socialize with team members outside of work?
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Professional Development

Target ranks in the Bottom 30% of companies for professional development in Minneapolis. 49% of employees feel as though Target is beneficial to their continuous career growth, and 30% said they had a mentor at the office. Learn More about Professional Development at Target.

Do you have a mentor at work?
Does your current company provide you meaningful opportunities for career advancement?
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