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Great atmosphere if your dept is high volumn

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Former Employee - Sales Associate  in  San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA

I worked at Nordstrom part-time for more than a year

Pros

You can grow within the company and go into other departments

Cons

If you do not make your numbers then life and getting hours can be tough

Advice to ManagementAdvice

empower and motivate employees, plan for events such as treandshow and such carefully to avoid complications

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    One of the best places I've worked at

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate  in  Burlington, MA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Burlington, MA

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    everyone works together to help you out in case you ever have a problem, great training, great management, great employees

    Cons

    can be tough sometimes with commission based earnings, and gossip travels through the store like through a middle school. personal stylists can be a pain in the butt

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    hire better people!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    If you want to join a cult, work at Nordstrom in the cosmetic dept

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    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager  in  Natick, MA
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Natick, MA

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    decent retail pay plus commission in the cosmetic dept

    Cons

    Horrific Management, terrible schedules, disrespect from management, cult-like environment.
    Evidently, management is not allowed to socialize or even speak to anyone who is not management outside of work! Also, no employee at anytime is allowed to use the restrooms in the store, they must use the public mall restroom! It's pretty obvious with these 2 rules alone that management has absolutely no respect for their employees. Also, if you don't make your numbers, they expect you to actually walk over to a customer (even if they're in another dept) and pretty much drag them to your counter to sell them something.....Wake up Nordstrom Management....It's supposed to be about Great Customer Service....remember?!!! Oh yes....and if you're full time...don't hold your breath because they can cut your hours to part time anytime they want....nice, Hah?!

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    You might want to look into some of the values and beliefs that other companies follow....such as treat employees with dignity and respect....You'll get a lot more work out of an employee who feels appreciated....At Nordstrom you're just a number and are very REPLACEABLE!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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