How does Target expect a person to do all push done, do price change, pull all batches, get shoes to a green zone, do go backs in a 4 1/2 hour shift? We have no operator person so I have to hang product from guest service.
I’ve been at this job for about a year so way past 90 day probation and I’m cross trained in nearly every department (front end, GM, fulfillment, inbound, Starbucks) although they never trained me. Today I noticed I was being stared at. I thought I heard the director say something like “she was supposed to be fired but she’s here for coverage” to someone from corporate but I’m not even sure if he was talking about me or not. Then the woman from corporate nicely said hello to me and walked away. When I was leaving I also saw the manager look at me and tell the lady that works in HR that I’m coming to the office over the phone. Instead of going there I went to the bathroom for a few minutes before I clocked out. Less than five minutes later, I went to clock out and HR was not there and I was not fired but that was definitely bizarre. Not sure why they would keep asking me if you finished my training all day long if I was being fired either. They’ve definitely been very shitty in terms of communication so I have no idea what’s going on and this is becoming extremely annoying to me because if they were going to fire me, I would’ve preferred they got it done today instead of wasting everyone’s time tomorrow. I even waited a minute to see if HR would come out and no one did so I don’t have to waste my time coming in tomorrow if I am but then left. When I left I checked and I’m still on the schedule and can login to workday. Does this mean I’m being fired?
So, I haven’t had too much experience with working at Target. Even though I started back in December asking for a 20-25 hour work week, they put me up for working 1 day of the week for only 7-8 hours. Though recently, it seems they cut that to only 4 hours! What fun! So I work in fulfillment/OPU. Trying to find items around the store is a great way to pass the time.
But then comes the part where you can’t find an item. After looking at the information page off the item number lands mixed results. Sometimes an item that’s said to be in stock or isn’t or vice versa. But before you INF an item, you simply MUST call for a team leader to confirm the item isn’t found. Whether I have bad luck or I just suck at my job sometimes I have around 2-3 INFs on me orders for 25-30 item shipments.
If you live in Australia, you’re safe. Despite the identical logo, Target US and Target AU are two completely separate companies.
With that out of the way, allow me… ahem. Once upon a time, we were shopping at Target as usual. Everything was fine until we checked at the self-checkout. I was really young, so I didn’t know any better, but I was scanning things and putting them back in the cart. We then quickly lost track of what we scanned and just left. We thought we scanned everything until… BEEP! BEEP! BEEP! Target’s alarms went off, and they only let us take half of the stuff we had in our cart. And no, we didn’t scan half of the items in our cart, we scanned almost everything. We were then forced off their property for 2 years or so.
GO TEAM WWW.IHATETARGET.NET!!! (the “www” standing for Walmart, Walmart, Walmart!)
No longer employed at Tarshit but curious about this “anti-racist training” they’re doing now. Could someone discreetly record it or better yet burn a copy of the training DVD (at our store they were just laying around in the training room) My understanding is that some of this crap may violate civil rights laws (Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act for example).
Would like to see this posted online or sent to a friendly news source (Business Insider had exposed some of Tarshit’s dirty dealings over the years)
I had this story come to mind late at night.
It was a normal shitty day as a Cart Attendant in the summer of 2012 and I was trying to bring in a load of carts but I noticed the lanes I took to bring in the carts were blocked by police cars
In fact, there were police cars all over the parking lot. Maybe 2 at each entrance. I radio on channel 1, the main channel, that I cannot bring in the carts due to the amount of police in the way. They finally give me way to get the carts in and I saw that they were there to arrest 2 elementary age black kids for shop lifting. I kid you not.
Later, my LOD came all the way out to the back end of the parking lot where I was just to get in my face about possibly scaring the guests by talking about that on the main channel. What was I supposed to do? I was doing my due diligence by communicating the delay. And any guest would have come out and saw that there were cops everywhere. They are being stupid. My feelings weren’t hurt I was just appalled by her stupid thought process.
So Zellers is making a comeback which has me now wondering again. Did Target got hoodwinked out of a free reno for The Bay? I mean they did slyly told Target Walmart wanted the leases too and they paid through the nose to prevent Walmart from getting it. It is sad how easily they were manipulated.
The thing is that The Bay had teamed up with Best Buy before Target to literally keep Wal-Mart out. Best Buy opened both a Future Shop and Best Buy in the same mall. Wal-Mart had wanted the old Safeway location in the mall so they could get into our area. It was either that or the former Eatons shop space. So Zellers was moved to the old Eatons location while Best Buy took the upper floor of the now vacated space and they continued occupation of the lower level. Best buy also took control of the old Safeway to keep Wal-Mart out.
So now I’m thinking is Target trying to make a return to Canada? The old Zellers making a comeback to keep them out? Since they have done something like that before to keep Wal-Mart out of certain markets.
Tarshit please don’t come back. We don’t want you. No one likes you.
When lines were crossed to the point of no return during my 14 years as an employee at Walmart, I decided in late 2020 to throw caution in the wind and apply for brand new employment elsewhere.
Among the few places I applied, one of them was Target.
I’d always been warned that working for Target and shopping at Target are two different experiences. Despite the few warnings I received from people, I accepted the interview when it was granted to me, as well as the job offer after the interview.
I was also told that very unbelievable things such as Target being notorious for their very shady behavior towards their employees, particularly minorities.
This happened hours ago but let me first say I have been at target for four years while in school and our store recently just got a new manager or should I say store director and it has all been downhill from there. My first three years at target were amazing awesome manager over soft lines which is the department I worked in great coworkers and overall good atmosphere very willing to work with my schedule. However like I said a new manager or store director has taken over and completely turned the store upside down. Fitting rooms opened after Covid which we were completely understaffed for reshop was insane and nobody was able to keep up. This led to a lot of good workers quitting and leaving only a few people that would actually do their job. We are a smaller store and a very tightknit group so we do become chatty every once in a while but we always normally get our work done. Today I was working out a metro and I had a coworker come up to tell me she’s going on her break I then saw the store director approached us and get onto us for talking while on the floor. This is not the first time this is happened he treats us like we should be robots and not speak to one another at all. After this incident I was told that I could finish up metro and leave. He then pulled me into the office and completely got onto me about how I had clocked in three minutes late when there are other girls that call in multiple days or are much later than I am daily. Like I said I’ve been at this company for four years and never have gotten onto or talked about my attendance or my work ethic but today that’s all he could mention about me I felt completely attacked and he wouldn’t let me get even a word in. So I kindly walked out the door. Not to mention I had asked off for three weeks in advance for the Fourth of July edit got denied and when I approached my manager about it she mentioned how we’ve had too many requests off that day and we’re not gonna have really anybody to work so I must work that day I came in and we were almost fully staffed all day but she conveniently was the only one not working. #DoneWithTarget
Been working at Target for 2 years now. Started as a cashier, did self checkout, then guest service, and drive ups/pickups as well as flexible fulfillment. I have a lot of problems with target but one of them is how little they care for their employees. At my target many people have been quitting because the way they treat us like criminals and have unrealistic expectations for us is ridiculous.
The past year (2020) has been the hardest year for a lot of people. For me, my days at target included coming in, finding out no GSTL was there, having to run the front myself (as a 19 year old working his first job), write breaks, do both drive ups and returns by myself at the same time, close every register in the store on my own, and go home later than i was supposed to. As someone with no leader training OR pay, this was a huge burden on me. I know i should have not helped out as much as i did but it was either that or watch the front fall apart.