It’s hard to describe Target as a whole since each store can vary greatly depending on who works there and how they do things. But here is what mine is like:
Oh target where do I even start with this awful hatrid. It is now to the point where I dread work and my 50 cent raise above minimum wage doesn’t do jack squat anymore. It all starts when I walk into the office before my shift to get a locker. I open one and it’s full of tuperware, I open another and it has a lunch box. Really?? Is it THAT hard you can’t possibly dig out a quarter and lock your fucking locker? There is a goddammed fridge for a reason also. I then hang up my jacket, which there really is no point because by the end of my shift its always on the floor anyways knocked off by employees who leave it there. I then attempt to punch in and let it beep at me for five hours and then walk onto the floor as cashier. I check to see what lane I’m on and set up my register with the 2 ten dollar bills they give you which run out after one “guest”. I hang my flimsy ass bags that never fail to stick together and end up all over the floor. Before I even have a chance to turn on my lane light I already have a line of people waiting to be checked out screaming “Are you open???” understaffed again I see. I mumble yes, and they start to unload their cart with mulitple of the same item that they will try and use their fake fraudulent $20 dollar off coupons for razors that don’t even match their item.
Whenever the data breach happened, our ETLs went completely crazy. You couldn’t turn on a walkie without hearing “WHERE ARE WE AT ON REDCARDS?!”
Obviously people put up with it. They had to. But I decided I didn’t want to anymore. So a really bitchy ETL came over the walkie and was asking Electronics why we haven’t gotten any redcards. This is where shit went down.
I used to be a Target customer with the Red card – and now I am paying for it. Literally.
I signed up for the Red Card several years ago – because I liked shopping at Target. Then, I converted it to “general credit card” type (not just for Target). I paid my bill on time, never missed a payment – until… I got in an accident. I was on disability for seven months. I could not work, and I could not pay my bills. When I talked to customer service, they refused to accept payments I offered, saying the payments have to be larger…
Long story short, now they are after me, guns – a blazing. They levied my accounts- twice. I understand that I owe money, but their credit service, like their customer service, sucks. There is no talking to them – they want what they want when they want it. Period. They do not care about their customers, past or present. All they care about is money.
I do sincerely hope Target goes out of business.
Does the individual store benefit from people signing up for a red card?
I say that to say this, tonight the closing L.O.D got pissed off because we only got 1 red card. LOL.
Someone said, Hey one is better than zero and the LOD replied, no 1 is even worst, we are dead last in the district for red card conversation, one of the newer stores is doing better than us and we are close to the shopping mall and airport that should never happen.
So I ask, what do the individual stores get from corporate if anything from people signing up for the red card?
I’m a cashier at Target, I hate the hell out of it as I have never liked human interaction and have been anti social since my young life. Naturally I’m just an independent introverted person. I went to work today, I didn’t ask anybody about save 5% with our red card it’s great. My team lead talks to me in the HR office, why haven’t you done your job? What? “Your obligation is to ask the guests if they’d like the red card and tell them about the benefits.” Truthful as I am I said to her I’m sorry and that I am tired as I am always tired in the morning hours barely being able to focus.