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Target Overview

Bengaluru
10000+ employees
1962
Company - Public (TGT)
General Merchandise & Superstores
₹500+ billion (INR) per year
From our Minneapolis-based headquarters to around 1,800 stores and 35 distribution centers across the U.S., Target offers a world of possibilities in an environment that empowers its team members to innovate and contribute ideas. Join a company that’s focused on moving ... Read more

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Target – Why Work For Us?



career areas

At Target, our team members work in our Stores, Distribution Centers and Headquarters locations.  Career options vary from: Stores Hourly Team Member, to Distribution Group Leader, to Headquarters Technology Java Engineer.  Your career will grow and change as your skills and interests take you in new directions.


store hourly careers

Whether shopping in store, online or on the go, we hope to delight and inspire our guests; and have lots of fun. As a store team member, you’ll be the heart of the shopping experience. All you need is a passion for great service and teamwork. We’ll teach you the rest!

culture

What's it like to work here? We're asked that a lot. Meet some of our team and see for yourself. Target respects and values the individuality of all team members and guests—and we have lots of fun in all that we do.

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our purpose

We fulfill the needs and fuel the potential of our guests. That means making Target your preferred shopping destination in all channels by delivering outstanding value, continuous innovation and exceptional experiences—consistently fulfilling our Expect More. Pay Less.® brand promise.

committed to the communities we share

We have a long history of supporting the communities where we do business by giving 5 percent of our income. We also volunteer our time and talent, partner with like-minded organizations to build stronger, safer, healthier communities, and invest in the development and well-being of our team members.

diversity & inclusion at Target

Diversity is core to every area of our business: from our team, to our suppliers, to the communities we serve.

inclusive of all team members

We believe in building a team of people with different backgrounds, distinct experiences and unique points of view—reflecting the communities where we live and work.

supplier diversity

By developing relationships with minority- and women-owned vendors and suppliers, we invest in the success of businesses across the country.

community engagement

We couldn’t do it alone. We’ve teamed up with key organizations to strengthen the diverse needs of the communities we serve. Whether it’s assisting with innovative programs, sponsorships or volunteer opportunities, we’re building stronger communities together with our partners.

100,000 opportunities initiative

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We’re a member of the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, helping more young people find jobs, internships and apprenticeships by 2018.

benefits

Our benefits are some of the best in retail, with competitive pay, insurance coverage, career mentoring and many other great perks supporting our team members nationwide in our Stores, Distribution Centers and Headquarters locations.  

our benefits support well-being

Happy, healthy team members are better able to help our guests, are more innovative and present at work, and contribute more actively to their communities. That’s why our benefits — among the best in retail — help team members balance five key well-being elements that make life and work meaningful: their physical health, financial security, social relationships, career engagement and community involvement.

Programs, resources and benefit eligibility varies based on average hours worked, location and length of service at Target.

career

Feeling happy, challenged and fulfilled at work is the essence of career well-being. It’s also about getting opportunities to learn and grow, being recognized for contributions, and feeling comfortable in the workplace.

 This may include:

  •  OnBoarding
  •  Leadership development programs
  •  Training and development resources
  •  Career planning
  •  Diversity & inclusion business councils
  •  Coaching and mentoring
  •  Recognition programs
  •  Tuition reimbursement
  •  Team Member LifeResources

community

Target’s legacy of local community involvement and corporate social responsibility is a hallmark of our brand and a source of pride for our team. We provide a robust array of opportunities for team members to get involved in activities that contribute to strong communities.

This may include:

  •  Target-sponsored volunteer activities
  •  Target Volunteer Councils
  •  Community captains
  •  Community awards and grants

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    I have been working at Target full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Having lots of chances to learn new technologies
    Work life balance
    Good food

    Cons

    Personally I didn't observe any cons

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Target Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Target (Bengaluru) in February 2018.

    Interview

    I had applied through campus placements. It was a one day process.

    First round - Technical aptitude. 11 questions out of which 10 were MCQs related to expected output of given code snippet. 1 coding question

    Second Round - A total of 16 students were shortlisted after first round. We were sent for 1st technical round. Questions were asked mainly based on what was written in resume. I had mentioned about SQL, Java, Android and Git. I was asked a lot of questions based on those.

    All 16 shortlisted students were sent to 2nd Technical round as well. The panel was different this time. They already had reviews from the panel who has taken my first Technical interview. They asked me more questions on Java, projects listed in resume and code snippets of those. They asked some general questions as well.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions based on SQL - SQL queries based on joins, aggregate functions, group by, having clause   Answer Question
    • Java - Inheritance, Packages, Access Modifiers, Synchronous and Asynchronous tasks, Overriding, Overloading   Answer Question
    • What is Git? Why is it used? Explain the projects you have mentioned   Answer Question
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    • Given a huge list of numbers, whats the best way to sort it. Implement   Answer Question
    • Do you have any questions for us? Why do you want to work at Target   Answer Question
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Target Awards & Accolades

  • 100% rating on Corporate Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign, 2016
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2016
  • Top 50 Companies for Diversity, DiversityInc, 2016
  • 10 Most Innovative Companies in Retail, Fast Company, 2016
  • Worlds Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere, 2016
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