Pros: discount, working for a brand within bloomingdales
Cons: uniform, point of sale system, telephone system
• Had to wear ALL black all day everyday
• Stand in a hurdle everyday and go over numbers
• There was a sale almost every weekend
• Try to navigate their ancient system
The problem was I worked at Nordstrom first and got recruited to Bloomingdales. I took the job because it was closer to my apt and thought maybe it was time for change. I was there – more... for 8 months and went running back to Nordstrom. They have way too many sales that are very stressful and they have the oldest system I've ever seen. They were always understaffed and the phone system is almost worse then the point of sale system.
The best part of the job was having the opportunity to work for brands. I was a brand specialist and loved it. I loved that I was in charge of that entire brand and area of the floor. It was so fun merchandizing the floor and showing new stuff to the rest of the team. Depending on the brand you could earn bonus pay and free clothing. The other good part about working at bloomingdales is you get a ton of discount if you shop at the right time. – less