Nordstrom Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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3.7
68%
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Nordstrom Co-President Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom (no image)
Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
1,083 Ratings
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  • "Will have to take account of returns(in 780 reviews)

  • "Long hours (but in sales so understandable)(in 742 reviews)

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  1. "Great company in the industry"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Can make good money if you hustle, big company with lots of opportunity, well-managed compared to other retail companies going forward.

    Cons

    Often goof salespeople with poor manager skills get promoted to manager, enjoyment really depends on your management/department

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  2. "Good work place"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    constant training, involvement, respect, beautiful place to work

    Cons

    still low salary, over-competitive environment

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  3. "Nice work at Nordstrom"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    high Salary inclusive working environment benefits if your are a sales person

    Cons

    long standing sometimes, you encounter rude customers

  4. "amazing company with grow opportunities"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Designer/Sales in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    amazing friendly environment, opportunities to grow and you can make a really good money with commission.

    Cons

    lack of management support, rotating shifts every week

  5. "boring to stay but a pity to give up"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Technology Analyst 

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    transparent and caring, good work life balance

    Cons

    compensation low, many people left

  6. "OK Experience overall"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Logistics Processor in Calgary, AB

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

    Pros

    The benefits were moderately Ok for full time staff

    Cons

    When sales are down, you may be laid off

  7. "Great"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work ethic, environment, trainings, respectful management, diversity

    Cons

    Still low salary about 25K

  8. "Great experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales 

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    Very welcoming and supportive environment.

    Cons

    Busy hours especially during sale season

  9. "Good Place to work!"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The commission was great, as well as benifits

    Cons

    it is a competitive sales environment

  10. "Toxic Work Enviornment"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Cosmetics Counter Manager in Ottawa, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pays reasonably well, Good benefits package

    Cons

    Extremely toxic work environment, employees would be arguing and crying on an almost daily basis, Intense pressure from Department Managers to meet completely unrealistic sales goals, Constantly threatened with having your hours cut, Management would encourage sales associates to be cut throat and ruthless with one another leading to many fueds among employees, Many employees off on stress leave due to horrible work environment as well as extremely high turnover of staff

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