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Great learning for mature professionals in balancing strategic thinking and immediate execution.

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  • Culture & Values
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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Target full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Inclusive culture; genuine integration with HQ; opportunity to understand retail as a business in all its complexity; good work-life balance; genuine emphasis on well-being and CSR

Cons

Too much emphasis on being "brand-right", which does not always allow for right action in Indian conditions (though this is slowly changing); very hierarchy driven; you cannot question the leaders beyond a point; nothing specifically bad when compared to other companies of similar size.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Target has a great culture, but it is suited for US job market and work ethics. We should examine the assumptions before adopting the practices in total here. Indian workforce is not yet mature enough to fully value the culture and contribute accordingly. A simple case in point is our emphasis on work-life balance. It mostly ends in too little work, and too much "life", because our junior folks are not mature enough to get the right balance, and their managers are too scared of losing them, or too lazy/immature to guide them.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    A very good company to work for

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Bangalore

    I have been working at Target full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Target really takes care of its employees, it provides various benefit to its employees like group medical and life insurance, parental insurance . all outside your CTC. Free health and dental checkup-s. Good work-life balance. provides free and hygienic food with superb variety. Overall a very nice company to work for and a good paymaster with a talented pool of senior leadership. what else do you really need?

    Cons

    None right now to complain about.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    An amazing place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Trainee Business Analyst in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Trainee Business Analyst in Bangalore

    I worked at Target full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    1. Good employee benefits
    2. Wide opportunities to work
    3. Good pay scale
    4. Fast, Fun and Friendly work environment

    Cons

    1. Location of work is very far

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Target is a very accomodative company to work with. Apart from the location issue this company has been quite high in its rankings. All in all a wonderful experience working with them.

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