Nordstrom Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jan 1, 2021

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Nordstrom Co-President Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom (no image)
Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
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  1. "Sales Associate"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    You earn commission and get a lot of experience.

    Cons

    Long hours and minimum wage

  2. "Long hours"

    2.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Nordstrom Department Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Good experience and career growth

    Cons

    Very Long hours, unappreciative management


  3. "Great culture"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Manager 

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, energy, lots of room for growth

    Cons

    very long hours and no weekends off

  4. "Great Company Culture"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Department Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - benefits - open door policy - development/feedback structure - work culture

    Cons

    - long hours - lack of work/life balance

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  5. "nice job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Logistics Specialist 

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    good company to work for

    Cons

    long hours sometimes but mostly fun

  6. "WORK U LIKE A SLAVE"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Support in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -20% off all merchandise even on sale items! (20% - 13% tax = 7%. so your actual discount) -not many snobby customers -make commission off selling to employees

    Cons

    -fake and rude af coworkers -HR isn't very helpful as well as not diverse for minorities to relate too -work you like a slave for long hours -acting as if they really like you but you know theyre being fake -employees dont know how to do their job right, misplacing BASIC inventory -very tiring -dont make comssion unless sell over $2,000 before pay and some department are slow and get less traffic

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  7. "I worked at Nordstrom full-time"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Nordstrom Sales Associate 
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    lot of independence while working to sell nice coworkers flexible days off and work days

    Cons

    low percentage of commission and unrealistic goals long hours HR is useless little opportunity to move up

  8. "A lot of responsibility"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Agent 
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good coworkers - Decent pay - Learning and growth opportunities

    Cons

    - Long hours - Hard to have a work/life balance if you have to stay late

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    "Garbage"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Vaughan, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    No pros except for pay

    Cons

    Garbage environment, horrible management, long hours with little reward

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  10. "Very Hard work! But rewarding if you do it wholeheartedly"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get to work with different lines Border free sales floor Commission is great if you can work hard

    Cons

    Very long hours No return policy Management has to sell and have sales quota that they make commissions off

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