Nordstrom Reviews

Updated 2 Aug 2020

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3.6
68%
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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
588 Ratings
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  • "Returns deducted from commission(in 744 reviews)

  • "Long hours (but in sales so understandable)(in 635 reviews)

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  1. "Great Educational Work Experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    Through Nordstrom's extensive training, I learned valuable customer service skills that have helped me excel in multiple positions in my career. The dedication they give each employee is outstanding.

    Cons

    I encountered some pushy sales associates who would take credit for some of my sales. Other than a select few, the team is incredible and supportive.

  2. "Too good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Workplace development advice on future practices to assist staff to achieve excellence, including management of change, performance, leadership and management development, staff development and training, job classification and remuneration

    Cons

    Policy development advice to the executive and senior managers on long term related human resource policy and innovative human resources strategy. Staff employment and salary services including appointments, promotions, payment of salaries, leave, superannuation

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  3. "great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    interesting place to work well organised and clear schedule of teamwork. duties were clear and s0lit not as intensive as other resthomes

    Cons

    old ageing upper people ofyem complained alot while they did little. have a culture of backchatting and degradation of younger staff by those wanting to leep their job

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  4. "Great job for someone motivated by $$"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Commission sales and you can make as much money as you want

    Cons

    Returns count against you for up to a year

  5. "Hourly"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company tries to keep up with COV 19 issues. Regular communications to employees.

    Cons

    You can be moved from one department to another depending on daily needs.

  6. "Good opportunities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Nordstrom Department Manager in White Plains, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunities to advance are plentiful if you put in the work.

    Cons

    Poor compensation. Management expected to sell, and salary is dependent upon it. Work/life balance is non-existent for management.

  7. "Great starter sales job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Beaverton, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Loved my managers, community and the people I worked with.

    Cons

    Follow up by managers for innapropriate behavior was not as strict as I would prefer.

  8. "Good company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company offers good pay for job

    Cons

    I don’t have any cons for this job

  9. "Great Place to Start. Good work Culture."

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Prestige Beauty Advisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay If you are someone young with experience.

    Cons

    Always working weekends, late hours.

  10. "Great College Job"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Logistics Specialist in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good promotion opportunity

    Cons

    Retail woes, annoyingly good customer service

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