Nordstrom
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Very Competitive commission based environment
The company is one of the best ones in terms of opportunity of growth. There might be micro Management sometimes. Some of the policies might confront with your interests like achieving your sales goals. For instance, if you work in the cosmetics department, you have to offer free makeovers for the customers which will take a lot of your time without selling. But in the end of the day you will be asked to make your numbers. retail in general can be very stressful and tiring. If you are willing to do it though, Nordstrom will give you good experience.
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Customer service experience
Cons
Standing on your feet for hours, sales goals pressure.
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Fun environment! They always want you to move forward with the company.
Nordstrom is a good company to start out at and if you enjoy the company's message and environment you have plenty of space to work up in the company. They love to help you move forward and the pay is very competitive for a retail company. I would always recommend this company to anyone.
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Its friendly work place and feel like your second home.
The employee so friendly and help each other. all the management on board to help you out to succeed your goals. the hardest part of the job is you need to know about the brand and know how to sell it to the customer.
Pros
we get employe discount for cafe and coffee shop also.
Cons
Healthcare
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Best benefits, care about employees
I have worked at Nordstrom for full time position commission sales. Overall, their employee benefits are excellent compared to any other companies I have worked for. Only thing I do not like is the first 3 months training time. Minimum hourly pay + the lowest commission pay out. The company wants to see if a new employee will be a good fit to the company culture or not. Once I got out from the first 3 months, then an actual commission rate kicked in. If you do not have experience a commissioned sales position, it might be experienced difficulty to work there.
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Customer relationships to service and help to get a great experience
Great opportunity to share product knowledge with clients and build lasting relationships. Management training programs and training class to help make me more capable to service our customers.
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Servant Culture & Leadership
Nordstrom, Inc., is a company prideful of their ability to provide the best service to its' customers in the industry. Nordstrom is still family owned, and continuing to show success growth since its' founding in 1901.
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Great overall company to work for
I worked for Nordstrom for 25 years. I started at the bottom and advanced down the pyramid. Their internal IT culture is lay back but extremely productive.
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Good discounts, terrible management in call center
Do not work here if you want to be ignored about legitimate concerns or be treated like a child. Otherwise stay far away from the manager pair of pattycake twins!!
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Satisfying Work Place
Good Company to work for Very good benefits and Discounts
Overall a Great Company

Great Team Members

Makes you love the sales Industry

Very Great Staff and Management
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Not a great place to be fully employed!!
Nordstrom claims to be a Fortune 500 company. They does not take care of its employees, nor do they pay its employees the way they should be compensated. The managers are very young and inexperienced. They harass and mistreat their employees. They are being lead by inexperienced Store Managers themselves. There is no life balance there.
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A relaxed work environment, opportunity for growth. A great learning environment for individuals interested in sells and marketing. Hours or flexible and family friendly.
Pros
Flexiable
Cons
Not enough work hours
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Nordstrom rack oh what a place
They pay 14.25 but it isnt full time you at least get 32 or better. Flexible work hours most people are willing to switch shifts with you and you are given weekends off
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non-productive
The store was very unorganized and there was never any work to do on my shift. The managers all seemed to young to be in charge of most departments and were more worried about their title than their job.
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Best for college students
Advancement based on sales the culture of the company is decent. Expectations were reasonable. Overall in-store sales goals still set the same regardless of the downward spiral of sales oompany-wifde. If you are sales driven and self motivated you will succeed here.
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Inclusiness
Everyone is respected for who they are. People are free to dress in their own personal style. Management encourages on line shopping. This hurts the professional associates.
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Fun but Stressful
Not much room to move up but learned good lessons there on how to deal with people and the coffee culture was very informative to learn about. Very difficult to keep up
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Competitive Enviroment
Staying Focus and providing customers with excellent customer service to make goals. Training staff on new technology to make their selling experience impactful with their clients.
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Depending where you are in life, good experience
long hours but alright pay, have to deal with customers and fellow employees. you're out on the floor most of the time, each dept has a different culture.
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One of the best companies in the world
I enjoyed working at Nordstrom.
Working there was so refreshing every day

I loved the employees, the Managers, and everyone I came in contact with.

I even enjoyed eating at the snack bar and the Cafe’

I wanted to retire from Nordstrom, but it just did not work out that way at all.
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Good overall and learnt so much from opening the stores to closing
I have learn so much about the policies and procedures and also the core value for the company which is reliability, integrity and team building. Also the core purpose has been Creating Unique Experience.
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Great people and culture
This was a great company to work for. The people were all very nice and there was a strong corporate culture that emphasized making employees enjoy their work. I learned a lot about customer service and the retail industry. Overall this is a great company to work for.
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