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Nordstrom Interview Questions

Updated Oct 18, 2017
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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Norfolk, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Norfolk, VA) in September 2017.

    Interview

    Very standard interview, behavioral questions mostly. Met with HR manager and manager of department. Phoned within the week to offer position. Training within the next month and then start on the floor as a commissioned sales associate

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a conflict you handled in the workplace   1 Answer

  2.  

    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Atlanta, GA) in September 2017.

    Interview

    Applied online, received email to schedule phone interview. Then had to meet with HR in store. Then had to meet with department manager. They asked "Why" and what skills do I possess?

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Seasonal Fulfillment Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Cedar Rapids, IA) in September 2017.

    Interview

    I sent in an application and they immediately responded to set up a phone interview. After the phone interview i went to the center to check out the facilities, where I had an in person interview. They tested me on my ability to check numbers, and afterwards I submitted to a drug test.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked me: "what does safety mean to you?"   Answer Question
    • They asked me about a time previously where customer service was important.   Answer Question

  4.  

    Cosmetics Counter Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Montclair, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Montclair, CA) in September 2017.

    Interview

    First contact is a Nordstrom recruiter, 2nd contact us an actual interview with the cosmetic dept manager, 3rd interview is with the cosmetic line and also includes a makeup demo.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work at Nordstrom   1 Answer

  5.  

    Print Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Seattle, WA) in September 2017.

    Interview

    They emailed me first to schedule a 30 minute phone call interview. Once that was set up then you wait until the day of the call and you will be chatting with a recruiter from Nordstrom

    Interview Questions

    • What programs do you use on a daily basis?   1 Answer
    • How do you stay organized   1 Answer

  6.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Seattle, WA) in September 2017.

    Interview

    Phone interview then unorganized, in-person interview. It took them two weeks to make a decision and there was a lack of communication and I was told the wrong interview time by the recruiter for Nordstrom, so I was late.

    Interview Questions


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    Loss Prevention Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Dallas, TX) in September 2017.

    Interview

    went very well, I enjoyed the interview as I ended up interviewing with two different women while there unexpectedly but both really liked me and I got a call back the very next day unfortunately the pay was not where I need it to be so I had to decline their offer.

    Interview Questions

    • what makes you right for this company   1 Answer
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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Los Angeles, CA).

    Interview

    I applied online, got a phone interview, then an in person interview with the manager of the department I applied to. Everyone was super nice! The training was extensive which was super nice since all the new hires were prepared their first day.

    Interview Questions


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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    When first applying you go through online and take a very long personality quiz but once you are in the company almost everything is word of mouth and recommendations.

    Interview Questions

    • Name one way you've gone above and beyond for a client   1 Answer

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    Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Edison, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Nordstrom (Edison, NJ).

    Interview

    Had phone interview first. Very basic scripted questions and then got scheduled for in person interview. Was interviewed by HR and department manager. They were mostly behavioral based questions.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you feel about working in a competitive environment.   Answer Question

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