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Wonderful experience all around.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

I worked at Nordstrom full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Atmosphere
Colleagues
Customers
Great competitive team environment
Great opportunity for advancement
Training

Cons

Management was below average to say the least.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Nordstrom is seriously one of the best companies to work for!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - Teamwork (everyone is expected to be collaborative and supportive of their peers)
    - Company Culture (older company that values loyalty and emphasizes a healthy work-life balance.)
    - The company's emphasis on customer relations. (its great to work for a company you believe in; especially one that values its customers dearly)
    -The People (incredibly well qualified, highly professional staff)
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    Cons

    -Traditional company (not a lot of room for change. they like the way they do things and keep to that motto)
    -Pay (if you're an entry-mid level employee their salaries aren't too competitive)
    -Growth opportunities (because it is such a large and traditional company, they really value loyalty, and it seems that you really have to spend a lot of time at the company before being considered for promotion)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more entry level employees so those with experience have a chance to take on higher-level projects.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Sales Associate

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Natick, MA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Natick, MA

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Tons of opportunities for growth. Everyone supports you and knows your name. The store's sales seem like a group effort, as well as the department's sales. The more effort and work you put into the job the more success you will see.

    Cons

    sometimes business is slow (as is in any retail setting)
    hours may not be as flexible in a sales associate position
    Competition (maybe) - although I think competition is healthy things can get a little intense among sales people ie stealing sales, etc

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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