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Great Learning Experience

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Multiple Sales Roles and Support in San Diego, CA
Current Employee - Multiple Sales Roles and Support in San Diego, CA

I have been working at Nordstrom full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

They want to promote people. They work hard to get employees, who show interest, into management positions.

Cons

You have to be willing to move all over the country for your entire career. This is ok if you don't need to be near any friends or family or if they can move with you for the next 30 years. You can not stay in one position for too long and most promotions lead to Seattle and then back out to any store manager position in the country.

Advice to Management

Employees who are succeeding in their current role and want to stay should be encouraged to do so. Bringing more "corporate" type roles to each region will help with how long employees will stay with the company.

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  1. Retail on another level you get what you put into it.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Commission based. Customers shop for the service. Strong leadership. Discounts.

    Cons

    High pressure to make sales. Depending on dept. and coworkers commission sales can cause tension. Retail hours with no holiday time off.

    Advice to Management

    Lead by example and demonstrate effective sales strategies to newer employees.


  2. Great company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Good people, learn sales tactics, room to grow if you want, DISCOUNT

    Cons

    Micro-manage depending on your dept manager. Not a lot of growth if you don't want to go into management.


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