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Nordstrom Commissioned Sales Associate Interview Questions

Updated Aug 19, 2017
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Commissioned Sales Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience

Application

The process took a week. I interviewed at Nordstrom in August 2017.

Interview

Comprehensive interview. Very friendly. Interviewer answered questions from a packet. First submitted application on line. Second, revived an email inviting me to schedule a phone interview. 3rd, went in for an in person interview that lasted about an hour and a half. At the end of the interview I was asked to go out to the sakes floor and pick out an outfit (s) and put it (them) in the dressing room for a possible event.

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    Commissioned Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in South Florida, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Nordstrom (South Florida, FL).

    Interview

    Got an email from HR and scheduled a phone call. They didn't ask much, basically my work availability. Went for an interview next day. HR person interviewed me first, about 30 minutes, asking questions about why nordstrom and what do I hi knit takes to be a successful salesperson. Right after, talked to a department manager. Questions were similar to the ones asked by HR. Got a call back same afternoon offering me the position.

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    Commissioned Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Austin, TX).

    Interview

    Application online, brief phone interview, following an in person interview with a manager or assistant manager from the department you will be working at! I was given a tour of the store, and a look around the women's, kids, departments upstairs! It was a great experience! Everyone was so welcoming and nice, it was very exciting! Follow up after the in person interview was very quick too about 2-3 days.

    Interview Questions

    • Role played how to help/greet a customer who was shopping for a certain event and how we would assist the customer and style her as well as pick out specifically what items would suits their needs!   1 Answer
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    Commissioned Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Bloomington, MN) in March 2017.

    Interview

    The on line questionnaire is kind of tedious but the face to face interview with HR is very easy going and helpful. HR is very approachable and informative about what is available in different departments.

    Interview Questions

    • Asked questions about past retail experience   1 Answer

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    Commissioned Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Nordstrom.

    Interview

    Called for group interview where each person was asked the same question and had to answer one at the time. Interview was with the department manager. She first took few minutes to speak about the company.

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    Commissioned Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Houston, TX) in January 2017.

    Interview

    They schedule you for a phone interview that's anywhere from 10 to 15 minutes long. They are flexible in letting you pick a date and time slot that works best for you. They also allow you to reschedule up to 24 hours in advance if needed. Someone will call you between the two hour allotted time slot.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you work a flexible schedule including holidays and weekends?   1 Answer
    • Why would you like to work for Nordstroms?   1 Answer

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    Commissioned Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Phoenix, AZ) in December 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online then they emailed me to schedule a phone interview. The online application had me fill out my resume information such as schooling and previous experience. I also had to answer a series of personality questions that were sales and team oriented. For example: If another sales associate is taking your customers because they have been their longer what would you do? The questions were multiple choice response.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked me about my availability.   1 Answer

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    Commissioned Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bellevue, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Received an automated email that there was an opening. Applied online. Received a phone screen. Interviewed with department manager in store. Received position within a week. Role played a situation in which I worked on the sales floor and put together outfits for a specific customer.

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    Commissioned Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Nordstrom.

    Interview

    Two part interview process. First part is a phone interview which they only ask for your availability. Second interview they ask the usual interview questions plus you do a sale scenario, which you try to sell a product to the interviewer who pretends to be a customer.

    Interview Questions


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    Commissioned Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Bethesda, MD) in October 2016.

    Interview

    Very simple and straight forward. I applied through the website. Got an email to schedule a phone interview within a few days. Phone interview was about 5-7 mins. Interviewed with department mgr the next day. Was offered the job a couple days later.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you say are the advantages and disadvantages of commissioned sales?   Answer Question

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