Indians are happy with jobs of fired Americans

2,100 Target India workers are having a happy Christmas this year, Target's Nov '09 news release insists that the rumors of closing their Bangalore operation are untrue (see below).

You might recall that in Jan of 2009 Tarbutt abruptly fired 600 HQ workers and 400 Distribution Center workers (see: http://targetfiling.blogspot.com/2009/01/target-corp-cuts-9-percent-of.html) Many were long term Target workers who were escorted out the door by security within minutes of being fired.

News Release:
Target Corporation Remains Firmly Committed to Target India

MINNEAPOLIS, November 3, 2009 -- Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) today reiterated its commitment to its Target India team and operation, which employs about 2,100 team members in Bangalore. The company strongly denied that it is engaged in any discussions, or has any plans, to sell its captive center.

“Our captive center in Bangalore continues to be an important part of our long-term strategy and is highly integrated with our work and team in Minneapolis,” said Gregg Steinhafel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Target Corporation. “We remain firmly committed to this Target team and are proud of the work they do. Recent rumors about a sale are ridiculous speculation.”

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Job Title: Team Lead - OE Flash
Employer: Target Corporation
Briefing Book: Company Employment Information
Job Code: 41421BR

Location: India - Bangalore

Job Description
Target is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is a Drug-Free Workplace

Job details
Req/Posting Title Team Lead - OE Flash
Company Target Services India-Bangalore

Position Location India - Bangalore
AutoReqId 41421BR

See Yourself At TargetSee a Company like no other…“More than a bullseye, Target is one of the most exciting and recognized multi-national corporations based out of the United States. With over 1400 stores in 47 states, Target is also one of the most respected places to work with everything from award-winning marketing campaigns to innovative thinking, designer partnerships to community giving and stores with great merchandise at discount prices.

We’re a company with a clear vision; to be the best. In every area of our business. In everything we do. TSI (Target Services India) is an offshore extension of Target headquarters and a reflection of our commitment to develop a global workforce in support of our continued growth. TSI helps Target drive efficiencies, spur future innovations and meet our growing need for talented team members.

Work for Target.Target Services India (TSI) is an important part of Target Corporation that focuses on research and planning initiatives for store identification projects, market research, graphic design, financial analytics, metrics and more.

At TSI, you will learn about the retail industry while being exposed to high-end projects that will challenge you, expand your experience and allow you to make an impact at Target.

TSI has two main functions:

Collaborate with U.S. headquarters’ leaders to develop, reengineer and execute projects in Bangalore, India. Focus your talent on delivering innovative solutions to advance key business initiatives. We have projects and positions in the following areas: analytics, statistics, project management, graphic design, building design, engineering, architecture, and more.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY As part of our Target Technology Services team, you’ll create a competitive advantage by enhancing the guest experience in our stores through state of the art technology. You will design solutions for the future and provide world-class systems while making key decisions utilizing business intelligence methodologies and applications.. Network with 2,000 other IT professionals in Bangalore and the U.S. Key skill areas include ETL, DWH, Java, .Net, Mainframe, PeopleSoft, Testing and C++. Positions include software engineers, technical architects, project managers and more.

Imagine A Career In IT
Join a team focused on developing and providing Business Services and IT innovations and Support to the second largest retail company in the U.S., operating over 1400 stores. Create your individual career path with leaders and mentors that will exposure you and encourage you to explore the many different areas in Target.

Job DescriptionPurpose: Target is looking for an individual with graphic design and flash skills to work with a collaborative project team. In this role you will work on projects for online training experiences to give team members knowledge or skills that are key to their success at Target. Working with a client team internal to Target, you will be responsible for the development process and deliverables.

Designs, develops, and creates graphic and multimedia project deliverables for the OE eLearning team.

See Yourself:
Prepare illustrations or rough sketches of material, discussing them with clients and/or supervisors and making necessary changes. Produce still and animated graphics for eLearning projects. Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts. Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
Use Adobe software product suite to generate new images. Draw and print charts, graphs, illustrations, and other artwork, using computer. Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed. Partner with project coordinator to discuss and determine layout design. Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and Internet websites.

Job Requirements Minimum Requirements:
College graduate Two or more years experience developing web or learning content Intermediate skills in graphic design using standard graphic editing tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash and Quark Working knowledge and experience in user-interface design Excellent interpersonal skills

Desired Requirements:Experience Target Corporation - See The Rewards Eligible team members will receive one of the best earnings packages anywhere, including competitive pay, cutting edge training and development and many other perks and benefits.

See a place of exciting challenges and rewards. See a place where you’ll feel empowered to do something brilliant. See a place filled with creativity and unlimited opportunity. See a place where ‘work’ could easily be called play.

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