Target Corporation - the job interview process

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Target Corporation is a growth company focused exclusively on general merchandise retail. Target Corporation states that there are four main reasons why people should work for them: the culture, the diversity, the benefits, and industry leaders. Every employee at Target is an important part of the culture at Target Corporation. Employees like the challenging work tasks, the motivation, and the feedback, which helps personal and professional growth. Target Corporation is dedicated to allowing their team members to show their individuality. Diversity at Target Corporation goes beyond age, race, or gender to include sexual orientation, language, physical ability, family, religion, socioeconomic circumstances, education, and life experience. There are many employee benefits to working for this company. The benefits include discount on merchandise, 401 k plan, savings on prescriptions, flexible work schedules and many more. Employees of the Target Corporation are industrial leaders because Target Corporation is one of the nation's top retailers and companies.

Target Corporation ranked 25th on the Fortune 500 list in 2003 and consistently receives national recognition for its comprehensive team member benefits, training and education, productive work environment and community giving. Those are the main reasons to work at Target but how can a person go about getting a job there.

The parts of the selection process for getting a new job are completing an application, the preliminary interview, employment testing, the diagnostic interview, reference checking, and then the human resources final decision. The major part of this selection process is the job interview. The typical interview process for Target Corporation begins with an initial human resources screening, followed by 2 or more interviews with potential managers. Interviews also involve a programming test, but job offers are not based on the scores of the test. Target Corporation's interviews are structured interviews, which are interviews...