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Nordstrom Los Angeles Reviews

Updated July 20, 2017
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Pros
  • Nice salary, good discount, promote from within (in 191 reviews)

  • Not only does it extremely value customer service but the way they treat their employees is absolutely phenomenal (in 559 reviews)

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  1. "Designer Sportswear Buyer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Designer Sportswear Buyer in Costa Mesa, CA
    Former Employee - Designer Sportswear Buyer in Costa Mesa, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to launch a career in the retail industry

    Cons

    I only have positive experiences during my time at Nordstrom


  2. "Service Experience Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Experience Specialist in Santa Ana, CA
    Former Employee - Service Experience Specialist in Santa Ana, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and great people to work with . Nordstrom has the best hiring methods to select wonderful people. I would definitely go back if I needed to go back to retail .

    Cons

    Long hours , retail schedule very hard to find time with family or other associates that work in your store .

    Advice to Management

    Great management

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great!"

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    Current Employee - Area Loss Prevention Manager in Torrance, CA
    Current Employee - Area Loss Prevention Manager in Torrance, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Salary pay is good, and good paid time off whenever you like, if not block out days... they provide good benefits for you and the family

    Cons

    Lots of Events , have too work all summer and long working hours.. off hours alarm calls and random texting from store manager

    Advice to Management

    Fair


  4. "Sales Assosciate"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Newport Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Sales in Newport Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company to work for, really introduces you into the retail world.

    Cons

    Can take many years to move up within the company.


  5. "Great place to develope interpersonal skills"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Torrance, CA
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Torrance, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Commission pay, friendly bosses, fun time with customers

    Cons

    Overly competitive coworkers, extensive customer returns, lots of walking and standing

    Advice to Management

    Find more productive ways to settle team conflict.


  6. "Meets or exceeds sales goals and job expectations"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Manager in Costa Mesa, CA
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Manager in Costa Mesa, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team environment
    Excellent Customer Service standards
    Base pay is decent
    Great benefits
    Employee perks on discount products
    Fun incentives
    Good training

    Cons

    We as employees often times feel disposable
    Hours not always consistent
    Too many managers sending mixed messages
    Sales goals often get changed in the middle of the month
    Schedules are difficult to change

    Advice to Management

    Work life balance.


  7. "Excellent Company"

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    Former Employee - Visual Merchandising Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Visual Merchandising Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, great benefits. Ability for internal promotion for those who want it (must be willing to move).

    Cons

    Kiss your holidays goodbye.

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget me.

  8. "sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Sales in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    benefit /coworker /fun envirment base on how is your manager/

    Cons

    commision/retaile store/stress full/asking none stop calling your customer

    Advice to Management

    train new hire before throughting them on the floor


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Retail Management"

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    Current Employee - Departmant Manager in Mission Viejo, CA
    Current Employee - Departmant Manager in Mission Viejo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Amazing Benefits, commission, positive work environment

    Cons

    Extremely underpaid, no work life balance, crazy schedule

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your people


  10. "Great people-not great pay"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Awesome benefits, love the employee discount, open door policy with upper management, and ideas are always appreciated. Lots of growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Pay is challenging, also having opportunity to take time off, for growth opportunities, you have to be flexible in pay and mobile.

    Advice to Management

    Be fair and consistent


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