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Nordstrom Reviews

Updated February 24, 2017
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  • I often struggle to find a good work/life balance (in 299 reviews)

  • Long hours a lot of returns customers that are very picky management is not so great not many days off especially around holidays (in 422 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "sales"

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

    Pros

    the pay is great, lots of experience in customer service

    Cons

    returns take out of your paycheck


  2. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing benefits. Opportunities to grow with the company.

    Cons

    Sales associate schedules are inconsistent


  3. "Fit Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    growth potential, customer relationships, constant feedback, opportunities

    Cons

    pay was lower than expected.

    Advice to Management

    honest communication could be better


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  5. "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


  6. "E-bar experience"

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    Former Employee - Barista in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Barista in Austin, TX

    I worked at Nordstrom (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great training
    Fun learning experience
    Discount at Nordstrom
    Great company to work for; lots of benefits

    Cons

    Pay is average
    Can be a stressful job when it's busy


  7. "Sales Associate"

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

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

    Pros

    value their employees
    good commissions
    employee discount

    Cons

    retail
    unorganized management
    inventory days
    return policy
    snarky sales environment

    Advice to Management

    Train your employees yourself!


  8. "great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    benefits not always offered to all employees


  9. "Wonderful"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, benefits, and just a fun work environment.

    Cons

    They hire a lot of temps, so don't expect to become part-time or receive benefits anytime soon.


  10. "Great Company!"

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

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Great environment and fellow employees!

    Cons

    None that I can think of!


  11. "Great people"

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    Current Employee - Dior Beauty Specialist in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Dior Beauty Specialist in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nordstrom hires the best people and attracts amazing customers

    Cons

    I wish there were more locations so I could work closer to home!



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