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Nordstrom Chicago Reviews

Updated September 7, 2017
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  • Nice salary, good discount, promote from within (in 198 reviews)

  • Nordstrom puts customer service first which really makes this retail company stand out compared to others (in 583 reviews)

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  1. "Trained new employees everyday as needed"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Lisle, IL
    Current Employee - Cashier in Lisle, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Enjoying making all my customers satisfied.
    Having quality service , Also bring a positive smile and a amazing attitude and Even having accurate teamwork.

    Cons

    Most employers don't Motivate all employees to do better and to also achieve there goals to do better with the company.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Chanel Cosmetic business manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Business Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Business Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The Cosmetic Department Managerand Chanel Account Executive let you run your own business.

    Cons

    The Closing procedure of the store.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Sales at Nordstrom"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Skokie, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Skokie, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Great working conditions. Management really cares for the employee.

    Cons

    Slow during winter days, can get boring.

    Advice to Management

    Allow employees to use there own style of selling.


  4. "Elemis assistant counter manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Counter Managet in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Assistant Counter Managet in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I loved the other cosmetic and skincare brand managers and employees ! The store managers and owners were wonderful to staff ! I felt like I was part of a great team !

    Cons

    Some of the younger , less experienced floor managers were abusive and clueless how to lead a team . They were more concerned with their appearances and their social lives while at work .

    Advice to Management

    Observe the younger management more closely .


  5. "I had a blast working there!"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Skokie, IL
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Skokie, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The income was great. The managers are very personable and flexible. I loved my team and the work we did.

    Cons

    Working on low commission. The shifts are usually quite lengthy and lots of extra work that is unpaid but required.

    Advice to Management

    Raise the commission!


  6. "part time sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    you have your own business and get to sell all over the store

    Cons

    no cons for this company

    Advice to Management

    no advice


  7. "Nordstrom Retail Management Internship"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Retail Management Intern in Chicago, IL
    Former Intern - Retail Management Intern in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Pay
    Employer is amazing

    Cons

    Long hours-but that's a given

  8. "Nordstrom logistics"

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    Current Employee - Logistics Specialist in Schaumburg, IL
    Current Employee - Logistics Specialist in Schaumburg, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Each day there are a variety of tasks throughout different logistic departments. Co-workers and friendly and informative.

    Cons

    Hours are 3 am-11 am, able to take on more responsibilities then given


  9. "Great"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Schaumburg, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Schaumburg, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people. Great compensation. Great fun

    Cons

    Retail hours are never fun


  10. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Communications Operator in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Communications Operator in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    excellent pay, hands on management, amazing benefits and discounts, fast paced working environment, schedule flexibility.

    Cons

    Absolutely no grace period, not completely up to speed with technology


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