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Nordstrom Reviews

Updated October 17, 2018
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Pros
  • "They promote from within and if you are mobile there are a lot of opportunities for growth" (in 212 reviews)

  • "Great work life balance - The Best" (in 178 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance can be hard at times" (in 414 reviews)

  • "Long hours just like every retail job" (in 535 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Stylist"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Interior Design Consultant in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Interior Design Consultant in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great community, creative work environment, innovative company

    Cons

    No downsides that I have experienced

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Sales Support"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in White Plains, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in White Plains, NY

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    Great Management, flexible schedule, friendly co-workers, HR is helpful

    Cons

    There were no cons at this job

  3. "Awesome Possum!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Easy job and great people!

    Cons

    It is hourly, but they're flexible with your schedule.


  4. "Senior Business Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nordstrom HQ is open to flexible work schedules including work from home - this is a HUGE plus for me.

    Cons

    Nordstrom HQ is moving toward "open spaces" office planning - this is tough for anyone who is not part of a collaborative team.


  5. "retail management intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    learned a lot and got to work with a lot of great people.

    Cons

    had to spend too much time on sales floor


  6. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great training program the first week of on boarding, where you feel comfortable before starting on the sales floor. Hourly and commission based as well.

    Cons

    Some sales associates can be a little unfriendly towards each other as the selling environment becomes too competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Great job, one of the best management there is!


  7. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Mission Viejo, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Mission Viejo, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Close team members, great competitive commission, innovative company

    Cons

    Too many employees working during shift, some catty employees in regards to commission

  8. "Great place to work in retail sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Pay is good, flexible hours

    Cons

    The benefits are decent and the discount is relativley low.


  9. "Good job for entry level to gain experience."

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Redondo Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Redondo Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Customer service
    Pay was duable
    Exposure to more than one role (gain more experience in other areas or departments)
    Cross-selling
    Dress code is pretty leniant(not as strict as other companies)

    Cons

    Micro-Management
    Don’t care about employees concerns
    Drama

    Advice to Management

    Find managers who actually care about the well-being of their employees rather then focusing on trying to make sales all day. If your employee’s aren’t happy, something should be done in order to resolve whatever issue is it hand.


  10. "In store customer service rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Competitive pay
    Employee discount
    Great HR team

    Cons

    Long hours
    On your feet all day
    Dealing with frustrating customers


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