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Nordstrom Reviews

Updated Feb 24, 2020

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3.6
66%
Recommend to a Friend
87%
Approve of CEO
Nordstrom Co-President Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom (no image)
Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
407 Ratings
Pros
  • "Commission based allows for higher earning potential than most customer service jobs(in 688 reviews)

  • "Great company to work for in college(in 460 reviews)

Cons
  • "Returns deducted from commission(in 731 reviews)

  • "long hours sometimes but mostly fun(in 616 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Stylist Assistant in Oak Brook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee discount from Day 1, great people and work culture, great location with numerous options for lunch break, safe covered parking for employees, store manager truly cares about employees

    Cons

    Anniversary Sale can make for some LONG workdays, but definitely worth it!

    Nordstrom2019-12-13
  2. "Great commission!"

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    Former Employee - Salesperson in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great commission and benefits!

    Cons

    Working evenings can be slow.

    Nordstrom2019-02-07
  3. "In accessories"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Really good company to work for the discounts great, free food

    Cons

    It’s not a regular 9-5

    Nordstrom2020-02-12
  4. "Love it!"

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    Current Employee - Salesperson in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing atmosphere. Very helpful colleagues. They empower from within. Customer service.

    Cons

    The pay isn’t stable.

    Nordstrom2020-02-10
  5. "Good Company, Bad Pay"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Coworkers are nice, hours were good, store ambience is pleasant, culture is good

    Cons

    Predatory bonus structure (you basically don't get paid when people don't come in and buy stuff)

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    Nordstrom2020-02-20
  6. "nice job"

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    Former Employee - Logistics Specialist 

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    good company to work for

    Cons

    long hours sometimes but mostly fun

    Nordstrom2020-02-04
  7. "good company to start with"

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    Current Employee - Consulting Sales Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good company to start with, good employee discount and commission

    Cons

    hard to balance work and life

    Nordstrom2020-01-27
  8. "Excellent place for fashion students"

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    Former Employee - Personalization Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazingly supportive work culture. Inclusive. Fashionable.

    Cons

    Less opportunity in Canada then the US.

    Nordstrom2020-01-26
  9. "Cool place to work but cliquey"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Decent money - Some cool people to work with

    Cons

    - Pretty cliquey - Management played favorites

    Nordstrom2020-01-19
  10. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Commission, the people, opportunities to grow in the company

    Cons

    some sales associate feeling the need to over sell, and stealing other sales

    Nordstrom2020-01-17

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