Archived Former employee going on interview at new Target, for old position

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Hi!
I'm a former employee of Target but since relocated and have an interview at my new locale.
At my previous Target, I started in softlines and was promoted to hardlines in a few months, there was a pay increase and obviously different responsibilities were added to that.

Now the position I'm interviewing for is for a softlines. I'm very knowledgeable with the ins and outs of Target and being an employee - I know the system.

So my questions are:
Is coming dressed in khakis, red oxford shirt, black flats, over dressing? I want to present well and I think one of the reasons why I was promoted was because I took my job very seriously, even if it is a part time retail position.

I would prefer to work in hardlines again at my former position with the pay but I know, especially since relocating to a state with a lower COL than my previous one, I doubt I'll even get close to it and will be grateful for starting at softlines.

Thank you for all your help!
 
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I can tell you that when I used to be a team lead and I would do interviews, the people who always stood out in my mind were the ones who dressed up. I did a lot of interviews (even scheduled ones) where people would come in just wearing jeans and a t-shirt. Sure I still recommended hiring some of them but standing out because you overdress is never a bad thing (except a tux, don't wear a tux). Wear what you're comfortable in, the substance of the interview is the important part, but I can tell you from personal experience that I was always looking favorably on a candidate when my first impression was that they were dressed well.
 
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Wait...when you mean a promotion and pay raise from softlines to hardlines, exactly what do you mean? Aren't they both lateral bottom of the barrel pay grades?
 
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Wait...when you mean a promotion and pay raise from softlines to hardlines, exactly what do you mean? Aren't they both lateral bottom of the barrel pay grades?

I went from Softlines team member to a brand team specialist (hardlines)..or something like that. I had a very good rapport at my Target, so I managed to ask for a $1 raise and got it.
 
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There is a small pay increase between the two positions, but I asked for a $1 raise and received it. I had a very good rapport at my store and enjoyed working there and made that clear.
 
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Wait...when you mean a promotion and pay raise from softlines to hardlines, exactly what do you mean? Aren't they both lateral bottom of the barrel pay grades?

I went from Softlines team member to a brand team specialist (hardlines)..or something like that. I had a very good rapport at my Target, so I managed to ask for a $1 raise and got it.

Ah...that was still when they had brand positions.
 
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cashiers, carts, salesfloor (hl and sl) is all N03.
price, food are N05
pog, flow, are N07

I'm sure there are others - that's just off the top of my head.

Might be different in some locations if the hl position was p-fresh, but generally all salesfloor positions are entry level N03.

That does not include electronics - I don't remember if that is N07 or N09.
 
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cashiers, carts, salesfloor (hl and sl) is all N03.
price, food are N05
pog, flow, are N07

I'm sure there are others - that's just off the top of my head.

Might be different in some locations if the hl position was p-fresh, but generally all salesfloor positions are entry level N03.

That does not include electronics - I don't remember if that is N07 or N09.

Electronics is N07, Signing and Receiving are N09.
 
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