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Nordstrom Reviews

Updated 15 October 2018
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Nordstrom President and Director Blake W. Nordstrom
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9,810 Employee Reviews

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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. "Love the company but retail as a whole is going down"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Love the flexibility and diversity of the company culture

    Cons

    Decreasing hours and constant changes

    Advice to Management

    More transparency as to why changes are being made


  2. "Sales Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Loved my manager, good employees

    Cons

    Some negative experiences with the customer base.

  3. "Kidswear Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    Discount, Good Company Culture, Support

    Cons

    Competitive, Un-equal pay, Busy, No Breaks


  4. "Assistant HR Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, relationship building, programs, service, promote from within philosophy, employee discount

    Cons

    Dental benefit package, schedule for retail sales


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Fun and Competitive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and free items to wear while working to promote brands

    Cons

    We were graded on how well we maintained our personal book and repeat customers. The system was not easy to use so was skipped alot, giving a lower grade.


  6. "If you drink the kool-aid, you'll be fine."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sale Representative in Scottsdale, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Sale Representative in Scottsdale, AZ (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Commission-based sales, Laid-back dress code, Events

    Cons

    If you don't adhere to the "culture" you will stick out like a sore thumb.


  7. "Cashier"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I had a higher average salary.

    Cons

    I did not get commission for being a cashier.

  8. "Cosmetics"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    - Better than usual benefits for retail

    Cons

    - Depending on your supervisor, it can change your day-to-day


  9. "Nordstrom"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    fun, creative, good pay

    Cons

    competitive, salespeople are commission based


  10. "Sales rep"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and meeting new people

    Cons

    Long commute and long hours


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