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Nordstrom Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Mar 28, 2020

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3.6
66%
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88%
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Nordstrom Co-President Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom (no image)
Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
456 Ratings
Pros
  • "Commission based allows for higher earning potential than most customer service jobs(in 691 reviews)

  • "Great company to work for in college(in 462 reviews)

Cons
  • "Returns deducted from commission(in 734 reviews)

  • "There were very long hours during sales(in 619 reviews)

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  1. "Personal Stylist Assistant"

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

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    fast paced, hands on, product knowledge

    Cons

    long hours, no commission, low employee discount

    Nordstrom2019-01-31
  2. "Great Company Culture"

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    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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    Nordstrom2020-02-29
  3. "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
  4. "WORK U LIKE A SLAVE"

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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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    Nordstrom2019-10-30
  5. "I worked at Nordstrom full-time"

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    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

    Nordstrom2019-09-10
  6. "A lot of responsibility"

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    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

    Nordstrom2019-08-18
  7. "Very Hard work! But rewarding if you do it wholeheartedly"

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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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    Nordstrom2019-06-21
  8. "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
  9. "Great place if you love to sell"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom

    Pros

    Great place if you are a great sales person and you enjoy people. You don't have to wear the clothes like most fashion retailers just have to be presentable and fashionable. Nordstrom gives you all the tools to ensure you can provide the best customer service.

    Cons

    Long hours, not aware of the Canadian labour laws. They have Americans running the Canadian stores.

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    Nordstrom2018-02-07
  10. "Poor- management company"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom

    Pros

    Nice paycheck if you sells a lot.

    Cons

    Long hours, two-faced store manager, annoying department manager, always tell customer yes no matter what they asked. have to clean everything

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    Nordstrom2017-05-13
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