Nordstrom Reviews

Updated 11 Aug 2020

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3.7
68%
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88%
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Nordstrom Co-President Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom (no image)
Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
601 Ratings
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  1. "Great place"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    Great place to work great people great atmosphere

    Cons

    No complaints here i enjoyed my time

  2. "Positive work environment"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Associate in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Positive work environment, good pay, and flexible hours

    Cons

    On feet the majority of the job, can be physically exhausting


  3. "Mid-Range Salary, Stellar Co-workers"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Co-workers are very loyal to and enthusiastic about the company

    Cons

    Salaries are on the lower end. Even if you work on the digital side, the success (or lack thereof) of the brick-and-mortar stores affects morale/bonus compensation. Obviously, everything is Nordstrom in the end, but that could be frustrating at times.

  4. "Pros and Cons"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Recommends

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great relationships, room to grow in company and paycheck

    Cons

    You get hourly OR commission, not both. Many slow days and the work and upkeep is demanding.

  5. "Job Review"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    - very hands on management experience

    Cons

    - have many expectations in terms of sales

  6. "worked for the company for 10 months. was let go because of cover"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    great work environment, the company really makes you feel like you matter, very flexible schedule

    Cons

    pay is alright, employ discount could be better

  7. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Assistant Beauty Department Manager in Escondido, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Overall a great company to work for.

    Cons

    Can’t think of any cons.

  8. "I enjoyed it"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Experience Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    good pay, quick interview turn around, great coworkers and culture

    Cons

    felt overworked since I did customer experience

  9. "good place to work at!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    easy money and fun place to be in .

    Cons

    busy, fast pace, work on holidays.

  10. "Nordstrom is a Retail business in US and Canada with growth Off-Price and Online"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Vice President Divisional Merchandise Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    compensation, benefits, people, team, viability, Vendor partner relationships,

    Cons

    Favoritism at Executive level, Executive team vision, lots of layoffs, clear communication, DMS

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