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Nordstrom Interview Questions

Updated Nov 19, 2017
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Denver, CO).

    Interview

    Group Interview and then a personal interview. The group interview was 3 interviewees and 4 interviewers. They would ask a question and then each person took a turn answering. Typical behavioral interview stuff i.e. Describe a time you were in a competitive environment? Then we went off with one of the interviewers and asked to put together an outfit and role play like we were working with a customer on the floor.

    Interview Questions

    • What blogs do you follow? What trends do you see coming out?
      How are you in a group?   Answer Question

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Las Vegas, NV
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Las Vegas, NV) in April 2013.

    Interview

    Applied online, received a phone interview, invited by HR to have interview with department manager and take a tour of the department and learn about the accessories to assess my interest and then went into a room to interview, got a call back two weeks later and accepted the job which then started on the next group training date

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you got the best customer service?   Answer Question
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    Women Shoes Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Nordstrom (San Francisco, CA) in November 2016.

    Interview

    It started out with one of the HR staff. She was the coolest. Then she introduced me to a couple of the managers of departments I was interested in. Then a few departments that were also hiring at the time.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you handle a situation where one salesperson was working with the same customer you were working with?   Answer Question

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bowie, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Bowie, MD) in October 2017.

    Interview

    I was interviewed by the Department Manager and a Buyer. The manager asked me about 10 questions. She was very relaxed, which in-turn made me feel at ease during the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • How did it work-out when I had to collaborate with other staff members for a project?   Answer Question

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Nordstrom.

    Interview

    Standard Issue HR questions, for sales positions, they will have you role play on how one will interact with a customer. Things like what is your biggest weakness? what is your strength? tell me about a time you worked in a team and did were not able to acheive a goal. how did you react and what did you learn

    Interview Questions

    • How should you 'close' a sale once the customer seems like they are about finished? This is to make sure you have what it takes to be molded into the 'Nordstrom Way'   1 Answer

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newport Beach, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Newport Beach, CA) in April 2016.

    Interview

    Apply online; phone interview; in person interview. The phone interview lasts about 15 minutes and the in person interview can happen with the HR manager and/or the department manager. Ask behavior questions as well as may ask you to demonstrate selling on the floor?

    Interview Questions


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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Nordstrom (San Francisco, CA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I went in to interview at the Westfield store and they asked me basic questions regarding experience, beliefs, and qualities that would pertain to the job requirements and then they opened it up for me to ask questions

    Interview Questions

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Nordstrom.

    Interview

    Applied online, received an email to answer a brief questionnaire, and then a phone interview. Phone interview was brief and based mainly around things I brought up in answers to a previous question. Behavioral based, they were interested in my history and what I would bring to the table, how I would do things differently.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you think we can be doing better with our buy? If you were a buyer, what choices would you make?   Answer Question

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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Indianapolis, IN) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Felt like some of the questions were just odd and thought of on the spot. I was phone screened, had two in person interviews, but had to wait quite a long time to actually start the job

    Interview Questions

    • How many customers that you helped in previous jobs had a college degree?   Answer Question

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    IT Field Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Nordstrom.

    Interview

    Process took a little over a month. Applied online, setup standard HR phone screen.
    After that I had a phone screen with an IT Field Tech manager. Then the Field Tech manager setup a panel phone screen with him and some of his lead techs.
    Then finally onsite interview.

    Interview Questions


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