Nordstrom Reviews

Updated May 16, 2022

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3.7
69%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
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Nordstrom Co-President Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom (no image)
Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Great benefits and it’s great having the liberty to be able to manage your own team and department(in 1203 reviews)
  • "When you work for stock and web department the job is usually Independent and good pay(in 1164 reviews)
  • "discount is great and the people who work there will be just as insane as you are(in 1021 reviews)
  • "I had great coworkers and we were able to make the day to day processes better than some other jobs of similar nature(in 533 reviews)
  • "The culture of Nordstrom is great and makes you proud to work for a company with such a great history.(in 341 reviews)
Cons
  • "Poor management and unhelpful towards growth in the company.(in 1036 reviews)
  • "Most managers don't care and will issue a return even if it is a sketchy or fraudulent activity.(in 903 reviews)
  • "Long hours on your feet and most days you aren't able to wear comfortable shoes(in 703 reviews)
  • "When it's slow you can't make commission and your check ends up being a joke(in 589 reviews)
  • "There is absolutely no work life balance at any level than a store manager and above.(in 477 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Work Environment!

    May 16, 2022 - Sales Associate 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    There is a lot of opportunity to build connections with new clients and establish lasting relationships.

    Cons

    During slower seasons it can be difficult to sell.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Such a supportive workplace

    May 16, 2022 - User Experience Designer II in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    UX team is great to work with Opportunities for advancement Work life balance

    Cons

    Can't always be nimble in our work because there are a lot of teams involved in decision-making

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee

    environment

    May 15, 2022 - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good people friendly environment with trustworthy people

    Cons

    not many reliable sources for exploration of job options

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Best company I've worked for!

    May 14, 2022 - Customer Service Representative in Honolulu, HI
    Recommend
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    Pros

    HR and manager support. Great work environment and got along well with coworkers

    Cons

    I honestly have no cons about this place. I miss working here!

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    sales

    May 14, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good benefits and discounts, good pay

    Cons

    no cons really as long as you are presentable and can sell you are good

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good experience

    May 13, 2022 - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good company culture, employee discount, technology direction, leadership

    Cons

    Supporting key retail dates can be tedious year after year

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Good company

    May 13, 2022 - Sales Associate 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good benefits as long as you are full time. No benefits offered for part time. 32 hours is considered full time status so not too shabby. Management tends to leave you alone as long as you do your job. No micromanaging, which is nice

    Cons

    No part time benefits available

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Nordstrom Manager

    May 13, 2022 - Manager 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great place to work at !

    Cons

    No cons, just don't really get much of a work life balance.

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Best place to work at as a student

    May 12, 2022 - Style Consultant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Flexible, Great pay, team Leadership, Fun Commission based

    Cons

    No cons! I loved working for this company

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee

    It was fun

    May 12, 2022 - Nordstrom Stock Runner 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    great people there at Nordstrom

    Cons

    none that I know of

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Nordstrom Reviews FAQs

Nordstrom has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 19,833 reviews left anonymously by employees. 69% of employees would recommend working at Nordstrom to a friend and 52% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Nordstrom employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Nordstrom. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

69% of Nordstrom employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Nordstrom 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Nordstrom to be career development, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be culture, work life balance, management.

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