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Nordstrom Reviews

Updated Jun 14, 2019

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3.6
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66%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
Approve of CEO
Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
55 Ratings
Pros
  • "Working with the best customer service team(in 664 reviews)

  • "Great company morale employees work as a team to help each other(in 436 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low base pay/ commission is tough because of high returns(in 698 reviews)

  • "Long hours standing and no flexibility in schedule(in 572 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for."

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    Current Employee - Personal Stylist in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Freedom, benefits, location, and it’s just a fun place to work

    Cons

    Not being in Thailand

    Nordstrom2019-06-03
  2. "Excellent company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Designer Shoes in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great manager support, friendly co workers, excellent pay, flexible hours (depending on department),

    Cons

    not so many. Sometimes the Personal Stylists get preferential treatment regarding merchandise picking and holding stuff in their offices, but thats a given considering the volume and clientele they deal with

    Nordstrom2019-05-31
  3. "Good to start in the LP field."

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    Former Employee - Loss Prevention Service Ambassador in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Good payment compared to other companies. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Standing for too long, short breaks, long hours.

    Nordstrom2019-06-11
  4. "seasonal sale have good pay"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good pay and reasonable commission

    Cons

    a difficult relationship with a coworker. people are so competitive.

    Nordstrom2019-05-21
  5. "Good job and good management"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible accommodating, friendly, thorough training

    Cons

    Many managerial tiers causing many goals to follow

    Advice to Management

    Accomodate for everyone

    Nordstrom2019-06-02
  6. "Great Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Department Manager in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Goal oriented place to work. If you are young and hungry for it, you can go really far with this company.

    Cons

    No worklife balance, hard to do when you have a family.

    Nordstrom2019-05-15
  7. "Poor culture and management"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, very few pros otherwise.

    Cons

    Terrible culture, management is terrible and does everything in their power to hold you down. Pay scale is totally out of any sense of logic.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize and value talent, acknowledge and reward success, stop pretending the culture is something where employees are valued and

    Nordstrom2019-05-22
  8. "Sales Support"

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

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

    Pros

    - Great environment, great co-workers - Fun, sometimes slow-paced job

    Cons

    Hours can be inconsistent, work may be required on little notice

    Nordstrom2019-05-01
  9. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Ability to make money, good benefits

    Cons

    High pressure, inconsistent management

    Nordstrom2019-05-14
  10. "Great Place"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Nordstrom full-time

      Pros

      Fun atmosphere, fun people, like going to work

      Cons

      Nothing bad to say about this

      Advice to Management

      -

      Nordstrom2019-04-24
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