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Updated 23 January 2019
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Nordstrom President and Director Blake W. Nordstrom
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Pros
  • "Promote from within environment" (in 218 reviews)

  • "Supports a healthy work/life balance" (in 207 reviews)

Cons
  • "Unfortunately due to the industry there is not a lot of work-life balance" (in 441 reviews)

  • "long hours, competitive pay but still fun" (in 553 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Stylist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Interior Design Consultant in Seattle, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Interior Design Consultant in Seattle, WA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great community, creative work environment, innovative company

    Cons

    No downsides that I have experienced

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "good job"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Cheltenham, England
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Cheltenham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good team good food good

    Cons

    bad salary bad schedule bad

  3. "marketing manager"

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    Current Employee - Marketer in London, England
    Current Employee - Marketer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordstrom part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good colleagues and supporting environment

    Cons

    Overloaded work and lack of communication


  4. "Kids World Sales"

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

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    Fun management
    Good team Good discount

    Cons

    Not great pay
    Commission was done horribly


  5. "Brill"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    nice peeps, always good craic

    Cons

    hours and mess, rude customers


  6. "great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordstrom full-time

    Pros

    good hours and excellent pay

    Cons

    annoying customers but managers always help

    Advice to Management

    keep up good work


  7. "Retail Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing company, great opportunities for growth

    Cons

    The internship was too focused on the sales floor

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "A decent department store"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nordstrom part-time

    Pros

    Employee discount, Friendly staff in most departments, the company trains new employees very well!

    Cons

    Unrealistic sales goals, Cosmetics Department Manager was very critical with minimal positive feedback, paranoid about employee theft.


  9. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Potential to make a lot of money if you're good at selling.

    Cons

    On bad days you will make no money, or even lose money.


  10. "Personal Stylist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Freedom, great company culture, great co-workers, competitive environment

    Cons

    long hours, retail, omission-based salary (not consistent)