Nordstrom Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 7 Aug 2020

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Nordstrom Co-President Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom (no image)
Erik B. Nordstrom and Peter E. Nordstrom
617 Ratings
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  • "Long hours (but in sales so understandable)(in 636 reviews)

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  1. "Ehh"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job security and lack of culture

    Cons

    Long hours and short scheduled breaks

  2. "Great Atmosphere"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Lynnwood, WA

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

    Pros

    Great pay, work on commission, good benefits

    Cons

    Long hours and not many days off


  3. "Nordstrom Sales"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    the commission, sales experience, training, clientele

    Cons

    long hours, stressful, demanding, toxic

  4. "Loved the staff and the discount was great!"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    Amazing, fun work environment overall

    Cons

    Long hours and must be up early!

  5. "An overall good place to work."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    the employee benefits (especially the employee discount!), growth opportunities

    Cons

    the competitive and intense work environment and the long hours without breaks.

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  6. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay/benefits, room for growth

    Cons

    Long hours (but in sales so understandable)

  7. "Shoe Dog"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Professional Sales in Arcadia, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Autonomy, work/life balance, great coworkers, strong company and great leadership at the top

    Cons

    Low pay, long hours, work weekends and holidays

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  8. "Great summer job!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Service Experience Representative 

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    Great work experience and friendly co-workers.

    Cons

    Sometimes had some long hours.

  9. "Great stepping stone"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Department Manager in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    -good management experience -company feels small even when large -employee discount

    Cons

    -tough work/life balance -long hours -hiring/firing difficult

  10. "."

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    Discounts, management was laid back, friendly atmosphere.

    Cons

    Difficult co-workers, overworked, customers can be rude, long hours standing on your feet.

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