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Nordstrom Reviews

Updated 17 December, 2018
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  • "They promote from within and if you are mobile there are a lot of opportunities for growth" (in 215 reviews)

  • "Great work life balance - The Best" (in 205 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Stylist"

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    Former Employee - Interior Design Consultant in Seattle, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Interior Design Consultant in Seattle, WA (US)
    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. "Women's Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    Very straight forward and friendly staff, easy to learn the system and doesn't seem like a competition.

    Cons

    When there are too many employees working at once, sales can plummet

  3. "Shoe Shine - fast cash in a fun, rewarding environment"

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    Former Employee - Shoe Shine in Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Shoe Shine in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, very good tips, get to see the latest shoes before they go on sale

    Cons

    Experience highly dependent on whether you like your coworkers


  4. "So far so good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Pretty generous and supportive HR

    Cons

    Sales Targets prove to be quite intimidating


  5. "Sales representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours
    Nice co workers

    Cons

    No support from management
    No guideline


  6. "Management needs work"

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    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Pay, Build Clientele, Benefits

    Cons

    Slow downtimes Management played favorites

    Advice to Management

    Get to know your employees and utilize them by their strengths


  7. "Fun, but can get tiring"

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    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at Nordstrom part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, lots of cheer and flare

    Cons

    Pay is alright (its based on commission) so you'll have to work hard. Can get a little toxic with coworkers

  8. "Service Experience Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Service Experience Specialist in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Service Experience Specialist in Calgary, AB

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

    Pros

    Great manager to work for
    Great benefits for part-time work

    Cons

    Super high turnover rate in-store.


  9. "Great opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible, high pay, good opportunity to move up

    Cons

    low discount, blackout periods are long


  10. "Manager"

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

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    the pay is not bad, its competitive.

    Cons

    there is no work life balance