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Nordstrom Reviews in Paramus, NJ

Updated Jun 24, 2014
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3.8 17 reviews

100% Approve of the CEO

Nordstrom President and Director Blake W. Nordstrom

Blake W. Nordstrom

(12 ratings)

88% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Also, this company likes to promote from within so that does add some motivation (in 110 reviews)

  • People are generally representative of the Nordstrom customer service culture (in 206 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance can be difficult at times especially if you have children (in 97 reviews)

  • You work long hours consistently, and are not compensated for working over time (in 161 reviews)

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    mens shoes sales

    Sales Associate - Shoes (Current Employee) Paramus, NJ

    Prosclean good pace job with great company expectations and realistic sales goals good benefits and pay is as good and high as you want since its commission and you will get the traffic you need (depending on the dept you work) & has great values

    Consco-workers since its commission based you will have alot of confrontations with others about returns/exchanges as well as on the floor selling time

    Advice to Senior Managementhave a sales business plan & lead by example (sell)

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    great environment, loved my time at Nordstrom!

    Seasonal Cashier (Former Employee) Paramus, NJ

    Prosgood pay, hours, experience, management, discount, and room to grow.

    Conscustomers can be very difficult to deal with

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Overall enjoyable

    Beauty Advisor (Former Employee) Paramus, NJ

    ProsEmployee discounts, good pay, clean and more upscale environment, transfer and advancement opportunities.

    ConsDepartment managers play favorites, long holiday hours, push employees to open nordstrom accounts with customers

    Advice to Senior ManagementNot everyone is interested in, wants or needs another credit card

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Enjoyed coming into work everyday.

    Stock/Web Team (Former Employee) Paramus, NJ

    ProsManagers at each department are usually very nice and willing to assist you in anyway.
    Always someone you can go to if you need help.

    ConsDoing a lot of the same thing every day.
    Can get pretty boring.

    Advice to Senior ManagementA better understanding that sometimes the employee will make some mistakes.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Work hard, be determined and you'll go far.

    Regional Manager (Current Employee) Paramus, NJ

    ProsEveryday was different. You'll meet not just amazing people but lifelong friends through your journey. Warm, inviting atmosphere in every store.

    ConsNo work/life balance at all. Otherwise, it was a great experience. I gained a lot of knowledge and insight into the high-end retail world.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEmbrace change but don't chase it.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best company ( in retail ) to grow with

    Support Manager (Former Employee) Paramus, NJ

    ProsStarted working here as a salesperson was quickly promoted to asst. manager tehn manager.
    Promote from within philosophy.
    Salary is tough when in commissioned sales, not bad as you move up the ladder.

    ConsMust be mobile.
    Always looking to promote, but you must be willing to re locate.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Returns kill you, Never have what customers are looking for!

    Designer Department (Former Employee) Paramus, NJ

    ProsNot having to be real professional, any things goes for dress code,

    Cons-discount only 20%
    -long hours
    -management aren't aware of anything.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    The most horrible work experience of my life

    Tailor (Former Employee) Paramus, NJ

    ProsI got a paycheck every two weeks

    ConsI was treated like a slave, verbally abused, and taken advantage of.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay close attention to the employees and how they are being treated. If you see a large number of employees being let go or stepping down in one dept take notice of the leader of that dept because thats where the problem is. Poor management!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fair

    Sales (Current Employee) Paramus, NJ

    ProsAll about employees, willing to help further ones career no matter where it may go. Friendly Approachable, fast paced environment

    ConsPoor health benefits and poor communication in certain dept

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up and pay attention to employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Commission Only Salary!!!

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Paramus, NJ

    ProsGreat discount when you make pacesetter status

    ConsLong hours, since you are working on commission only

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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