Nordstrom

Nordstrom, Inc. is a fashion specialty retailer. As of March 19, 2010, the Company operated 187 stores located in 28 states in the United States. The Company operates in four segments: Retail Stores, Direct, Credit and Other. The Retail Stores segment includes its 112 Nordstrom full-line stores, 72 off-price Nordstrom Rack stores, two Jeffrey boutiques, and one clearance store that operates under the name Last Chance. The Direct segment’s merchandise is primarily shipped from its fulfillment ...


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Question #1: Tell me about our newest product line.
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Working at one of the best fashion retailers in the country, and the world.

Submitted On: February 8, 2012, 5:54 pm

Starting a new part of my life, learning new things, experiencing new people and having others infulence my life and being able to help something bigger

Submitted On: March 1, 2012, 4:35 am

The pro's for working at Nordstrom would be the work experience with a brand that is recognizable to almost everyone. Another pro would be boosting my communication skills and retail experience.

Submitted On: March 15, 2012, 3:03 am

Top 100 best company to work

Submitted On: March 23, 2012, 2:23 am

Be able to learn and demonstrate the highest standard for customer service. Have a good foundation for the fashion industry.

Submitted On: April 18, 2012, 2:08 am

Gain great experience, work in a company who focuses on customer service.

Submitted On: July 3, 2012, 3:17 am

You get to be a part of a team, work in a upscale retailing environment, provide amazing customer service, and be apart of the companies great culture.

Submitted On: October 30, 2012, 5:19 am
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With there emphasis on customer service, I feel like it prepared be to provide the best customer service that I can.

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Nordstrom Interview Questions and Answers
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1. Tell me about our newest product line.
Top Answer
With spring being the current season we see a lot of chiffon tops and saddles with accessories like hats and floral scarves as well as playful jewelry. We also see a lot of sandels, flats and wedges in the shoe department as well as overall in women's we see a lot more skirts and dresses and capris with a variety of pastels or fun colors for the season.
Second Best
I am amazed and delighted by the summer slections in the individualist department especially bcbg and ted baker and theory theyre some of my favorites.
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Anna Beck, Ralph Lauren have some new items out. I see that designer Alixis Bittar has some amazing pieces this season.
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The new Sarah Jessica Parker collection is amazing paoring comfort, class, and beauty.
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I absolutely love the new DV by Dolce Vita sandals. They are so pretty and very comfortable to wear. Their design is so nice to wear with a nice summer dress or even with a cute top and jeans.
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The Topshop Topman Collection has been one of my favorites because it is very diverse and fun and includes a lot of things that I would not normally see.
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I am a quick leaner and spend time at home studying products for my own personal use, I have no doubt that within 24 hours I would be able to quickly, efficiently and with confidence be able to answer any question a customer may have about any product.
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The news product line is sarah jessica parker shoe collection. The collection provide elegant stylish.
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I think it is great that you brought in TOPShop into the Nordstrom fold. Making the british fast fashion chain accessable to the USA.
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The brand spotlight right now is Kate Spade, and this brand goes well with posh clothing.
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Topshop, a on trend line of clothing from london that fosters new talent, and shows at fashion week. SJP a covetable shoe collection that is polished and feminine.
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Pop-in with Nordstrom, is now introducing new lines and brands into the store by adding a mix of goods and engaging the customers with some of their favorite brands, the latest is RAG&BONE New York coming Fall 2014, which I am excited about Because I love the raw look of their fashion as well as the simple items they carry.
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While I know Nordstrom first began as a shoe retailer and has since expanded to cosmetics, mens kids and womens clothing, handbags, and some remote stores even have wedding dresses and furniture.
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We offer a variety of cosmetics and skin care, these products come with amazing results with the right care and procedure.
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I am really excited for Charlotte Tillbury to come to Nordstrom. She is an icon in the world of makeup artistry, and her introduction to Nordstrom will make a great impact. I love her Killer Cheekbones Set, and find that it will really sell to those who love to highlight and contour!
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The sixth and pine diner concept is the newest restaurant in the group.
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Fall being the current season it is great to see a lot of plaid and flannels along with jeans, sneakers, and a wide array of stylish boots.
2. How often do you shop at Nordstrom or visit Nordstrom?
Top Answer
Every time I need a certain clothing item, Nordstroms is the first store i check out.
Second Best
All the time.
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I actually have never been to Nordstrom, I know that may sound bad. But I think it could be a good thing because I think it will cause to become very loyal to the company. I've heard many good things of nordstrom and would love to join.
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On a regular basis a few times a month.
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I go there when i want a good brand name.
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Whenever i want to look and feel good for the clothes they have.
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I shop at nordstrom a few times a month and I check the website every few days for new products.
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I shop at Nordstrom very frequently.
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A few times a year in stores, based on not living in locations near them. However I shop online Nordstrom regularly.
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I shop at Nordstrom once or twice a month. I love the store atmosphere and the selection and quality of the merchandise.
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I visit Nordstrom maybe once a month. Or longer depending on what I am going into the store for.
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Every time I visit a retail shopping plaza, several times a month.
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I visit Nordstrom every couple of months. They recently built a Nordstrom Rack in Eugene and I have been there three or four times since January. When I come home to Portland I usually visit Nordstrom to check out what is new!
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I visit Nordstrom online quite often and whenever I can I visit in store, as well as Nordstrom Rack.
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Anytime I am going to a party, or need any makeup, perfume, clothing, Nordstrom is the first store I always go to.
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I shop at or visit Nordstrom at least twice a month. Nordstrom really helps me to find out about some up and coming trends.
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I shop at Nordstrom maybe once or twice every other week.
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Very often, I am familiar with the conduct of the employees, what made me as a consumer feel the most welcome as well as what approaches allowed me to feel as though I as being helped rather than intentionally sold on an item that may not fit my needs.
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Every time I come to the mall. I am always checking out what new products nordstroms has to offer.
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My mom and I go to the mall every week or two and Nordstrom is always the first store we look at.
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I shop and visit, peobably around 3 times a month.
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I love shopping and am probably here at least once a week or so.
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I love shopping and am probably here at least once a week or so.
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Whenever I am at the Galleria. Usually about once or twice a year.
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I shop at Nordstrom at least once a month, and I always stop by just see what they have even if I am not shopping. I love the atmosphere and how welcoming it is, but not overwhelming.
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I shop at Nordstrom online about once a month and visit an actual store about once or twice a year.
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I have been a Nordstrom customer for years. My family and I have always loved shopping at Nordstrom, because of the friendly sales associates and fun atmosphere.
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Quit often I love the product and quality newness.
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When I know I need something specific, i. E. Cosmetics, shoes, jewelry.
3. Why do you want a career in fashion?
Top Answer
Fashion to me is an art form that a person can wear. I love helping people put outfits together, and watching their reaction of how much it up's their mood. Fashion has it's own language, and is something that can be translated between different countries around the world, almost like music. Fashion is creative, challenging and interesting.
Second Best
because so many people need help with how to dress, and first impressions are lasting impressions.
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I feel like i would exceed in it and i have the personality to.
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I love waking up and the morning and knowing I have the ablity to look and feel good just by putting on something amazing.
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Be better educate myself and others.
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I want a career in fashion because its a good industry and its constantly changing, it will always keep me wanting more.
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I love fashion, love helping and talking to customers.
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I love fashion, and helping people looks and feel good about themselves.
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I love talking to customers and enjoy sales and fashion.
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How flexible is your schedule?
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I'm passionate about it and I enjoy helping people find what they need.
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I would like a career in fashion because it is something that I love and to be able to have a career in a field you love is the ultimate dream come true.
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Because it' represents me I love fashion and I keep up with the latest trends.
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The fashion industry is something I have always enjoyed looking at. I believe a career in fashion will help me develop fashion skills that will help me in the future by going up the corporate fashion latter.
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I love fashion. Its easy for me to relate to customers that are looking for the latest look. I would be happy helping customers in the fashion industry.
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I have a great passion for apparel and textiles. It is the most direct way of creative expression.
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I am opting to choose a career in fashion because it blends very well with my interests in the field of Communications and Fine Arts. I have always been inclined to explore the creative and fashion is just that, along with being able to interact with people and understand the marketplace.
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I want a career in fashion because fashion is one of the major things in life that I always look upon. Without fashion, there is no style. And nordstrom inspires me to have a taste in fashion because of the beautiful clothing brands that are in the store.
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I personally love fashion and exploring the different worlds that fashion has within its very large spectrum.
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Yes, I always have loved the industry and especially the sales aspect.
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Fashion for me is helping people create style and form their personal selves.
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Fashion has always been a confidence thing for me. I always feel most confident in the clothes that I feel most comfortable in. And sometimes the item I feel most comfortable in is 4 inch heels and a dress.
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I want a career in fashion because it is a passion of mine. I find joy in it and want to share that with others.
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Fashion is one of those things that is always changing so I love learning about new trends. I think if you dress well it makes your outlook on life better because you feel better.
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Because I feel I could sell fashion because I have an affinity for it and I am passionate about style.
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I have a natural drive and talent for textiles, colors, and shape. I have a very good eye for detail and good design. I want to be a curator of taste and style. I feel the most fulfilled when I work with designers, or fashion in general.
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As I mentioned earlier, I love fashion and I am a people person so I think that being able to give advice in bettering someones opinion would be ideal.
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Because I enjoy helping people in need of fashion advice, who want to look good and feel good in their fashion choices.
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The perfect balance of my creative and business sides.
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I have always been in the fashion industry. I have worked soft lines as well as leathergoods. From Ann Taylor, Coach, Louis Vuitton and Brighton.
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I love that people can buy a product that they know is quality and something that makes them happy, elevating their self esteam.
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Since I was younger I have always strived to find my own unqiue style, while doing this I found a few brands and designers that truley helped me do so. This has always been a form of art to me and dressing yourself, and finding and having your unique fashion taste. I love everything about fashion and would enjoy a career that is centered around helping other find that.
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I really like merchandising, but most importantly helping people explore their sense of style. Working at Nordstrom is a great company for me to continue to do that. Since Nordstrom heavily emphasizes on turning customers into loyal clients, I think it would be awesome to help those clients develop their style and help them choose products that express their individuality.
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I dont want a career in Fashion but I love fashion and style.
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I want to learn more about fashion - how to make clothing look the best it can look, on different body types, hair colors, etc.
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A career in fashion, and specifically cosmetics, allows me to express my creativity while meeting new people all day.
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I would like to expand my opportunities with a career in Nordstrom Restaurants.
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I would like a career in fashion because I enjoy the visual aspect it. From the clothes to the accessories to the makeup. I have talents to lend to the makeup aspect of fashion and I have the drive to succeed.
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I love fashion. Its a great way to express yourself and imagination. Nordstrom is one of the bigge.
4. Who are your favorite designers?
Top Answer
Burberry, Ralph Lauren, and manolo blahnik are my favorites because these designers are the epitome of classic and timeless.
Second Best
Versace and Dolce & Gabbana.
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Steve Madden! The man is a complete genius.
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Isaac Mizrahi, Oscar de la Renta, Bonneta Ventega
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Michael Kors and Balenciaga.
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Coach marc jacobs and chloe.
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YSL Nordstroms Brand BCBG Tahari
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Armani, St John
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Suzi Chin.
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Michael kors.
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Liz claibourne.
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Michael kors, d.
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Chanel, Lily Bloom, Marchesa, Threads for Thought.
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Calvin klien.
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Calvin kelin, donna karen,
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I'm not specifically a designer girl, I am more of a on sale/bargain shopper, probably because my mom was always that way. That doesn't mean I don't admire designers. I admire plenty of designers especially coach, burberry,and micheal korrs.
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Gucci, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera.
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Ralph Lauren, Michael Korres, Burberry.
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Some of my favorite designers are christian louboutin and valentino. I just love shoes!
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My favorite designers are Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Prada, Free People, BCBG,
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My favorite designers are Steward Weitzman, Jessica Simpson, and Jimmy Choo.
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My favorite designers are jimi choo and lluve saint laurent.
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Donna karen, st john, seven for mankind, dolce and gabana.
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Some of my favourite designers are D&G, Armani, and Narcisso Rodriguez.
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Kate Spade, Marc Jacobs,Oscar De La Renta and Alexander McQueen.
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A couple of my favorite designers would have to be Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss, Aldo, Armani, gucci.
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Tom Ford, Alexander Wang, Diane Von Furstenburg as well as several up and coming designers.
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Balenciaga , chanel , dior , elize shabb, rebeca minkoff, kate spade.
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I do a lot of shopping in the TBD section of Nordstrom. I have always found that although the name brands tend to be more expensive, they also are good quality that last me a long time. I really enjoy wearing designers such as Trouve or lush. I also was shown a jean brand last summer called mother, which I have really come to like.
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Vincent Camuto, Bar III, Guess, Free People, Kensie, and Rachael Roy.
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Some of my favorite designers include kate spade and Michael kors.
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I would say H&M for basic essential items, Betsy Johnson, Fantasie and Freya for intimate apparel, Frye for boots and other leather goods, Coach for Wrislets/Wallets, and Jolt for Jeans.
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Michael Kors and channel are my favorite designers.
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Givenchy, Kate Spade, Tory Burch, Alex and Ani, and Nadri.
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Michael Kors, I really do love BP clothing such as soprano and frenchi.
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There are quite a few I enjoy different designers for different articles of clothing.
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For shoes, Giuseppe Zanotti and Christian Louboutin, Kenzo, Givenchy,
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Betsey Johnson, I love how wild her clothing line is with the ability to still be stylish.
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True Religion jeans, Franco sarto sandals, j brand, house of harlow.
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Alexander Wang, Rachel Zoe, Proenza, Phillip Lim, Rebecca Minkoff.
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Channel- for her timeless fashion. Irina Titkovia- a brighton designer who has more talent in her little pinky then anyone I have ever met.
42.
My favorite designers would have to be Michael Kors, Emporio Armani, Dior, and Chanel.
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I love TOPSHOP, as well as free people, Ted Baker, Kate Spade, and anything by those brands and designer.
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Rag and Bone, Zanerobe, Topman, Alexander Wang, Commes des Garcons.
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Definerly Coco Chanel and Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia Miller.
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Christian Dior, Michael Kors, vince camuto, coco chanel and Donna Karan.
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My favorite designers are Tory Burch, Theory, and Burberry. I find that Theory and Burberry have perfected classic looks. Also, I really love the way Tory Burch makes intricate patterns an everyday option.
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Betsey Johnson, Seychelles, Irregular Choice, Dior, Chanel.
5. What aspect of fashion do you enjoy the most?
Top Answer
I enjoy the creativity most, i love how it allows people to express themseleves through what they wear and allows every person to be their own unique individual.
Second Best
Fashion is ever changing. Keeping up with what is hot at that time is half the fun of shopping
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some thing new and different that expresses your personality
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why do you what to work for us
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I enjoy the development side of fashion.
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The creativity,trendy and the sense of being unique..is what l like abt fashion.
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The creative aspect, you could be a different person everyday, given a great selection of garments, or even a few signature pieces.
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I really enjoy the mixing and matching part of fashion! Being able to buy pieces of clothing and reusing them in different ways is always fun!
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Th clothes themselves and the artwork that they are!
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Love how fast it changes.
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Creativity in personal style; dignified; free and liberating.
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Individuality.
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The creativity and being able to express your personality and indivduality.
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20 or more years.
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Fashion is about changing and progressing with the times. I love that with fashion every woman becomes a chameleon.
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I always enjoy seeing different fashion trends from the past come back to life in new and redesigned clothing, shoes, or accessories.
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Helping each customer find an outfit that helps them look and feel their best.
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I enjoy how fashion can boost your spirits and make you feel like a whole new person.
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How new clothes make you feel confident and boost your self esteem.
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I enjoy the creativity of fashion the most. I love being up to date with the styles and trends of the season and being able to use my creativity through the clothing I wear.
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People are able to express themselves with their jewelery clothes and whatnot.
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I love that fashion is an expression of oneself. No words necessary, just creativity and mood displayed for everyone to see.
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I absolutely love clothing. I always help out friends and family with what they should wear, or what shirt comes with what pants, or what dress looks good on them. I believe that inspiring fashion is what I enjoy the most.
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The aspect that I enjoy the most about fashion is the way that it allows people to express themselves.
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I truly believe that every aspect of fashion appeals to me. The overall appearance of a beautifully put together look requires every aspect of fashion. With that being said I think that personal styling is the aspect I enjoy the most.
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The aspect I enjoy of fashion is that it by creating your own sense of style .
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The aspect I enjoy the most is the feeling of confidence you have when you are wearing a very fashionable outfit.
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I love fashion as a means to express ones self. I always find it funny when the girls on my team and I are wearing the same jeans, but each have our own way of styling them. It truly shows your personalitly. The fact that fashion is ever changing.
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It is always changing. It is an expression of who you are.
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I love fashion that is timeless and classic but also fashion that can give the customer a sense of individuality.
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I truly enjoy mixing different time-periods of fashion into one. Looking for styles and elements that can be added to an outfit or truly finish a look. Whether it be accessories or bringing in a new color to an outfit, finding that unique twist is what makes each fashion statement its own.
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Definitely seeing new styles and providing them to customers who enjoy fashion as much as I do.
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The art, the colors and the patters which completes an outfit creating a masterpiece. I love how fashion can identify you among others.
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I think in fashion you can express yourself differently each day. Your sense of fashion can communicate what mood you are in, and evolves along with your personality.
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I enjoy creating dishes that adhere to to the highest standards of Nordstrom and the ultimate satisfaction of the guest.
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Cosmetic fashion because it is so interchangeable. It really can change the aesthetic of an outfit. Also it can affect how a person feels.
6. Which department would you most like to work at?
Top Answer
Intern for Retail sales
Second Best
Acessories.
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Customer service representative.
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BP Juniors department
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Retail sales.
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The department i would most likely to work at would be in restaurant work.
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Food and beverage.
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Any department.
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Im very flexible. I can work with any department.
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I would most like to be your Specialty Coffee Shop Manager.
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Bp.
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Which ever department needs my help.
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I am flexible to work in any department but I would like to work in Sales.
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I would love to work in BP, shoes or the mens department.
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I am most interested in working in sales for now to really get the feel of what it means to work on the floor, but would eventually like to explore planning.
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I would most like to work in the Shoes department because I absolutely love shoes and I know that Nordstrom originated as a shoe store.
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I would like to work at the service desk since I feel that would just be the department I have the best knowledge and where you can actually communicate with the customers instead just being another cashier at the store.
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I strongly believe that I would excel in cosmetics along with any department. My faith in the company and the quality of every brand and product Nordstrom carries allows me to be able to show the customer my personal faith in what they are purchasing. Without voicing that I am a believer in the product, I am able to convey that with confidence and guidance.
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I would like to work on the retail floor because I enjoying interacting with customers.
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I would like to work in the collectors department.
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I am the most comfortable in accessories but would love to venture to other areas as well.
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Savvy would be my most interested department, as well as independent. This is where I personally shop and have a lot of interest in. I do like BP as well, because of its variety. But Savvy is probably the one I fit in with the most.
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I would most like to work in the cosmetics department.
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I would love a chance to showcase my skills in the restaurant sector.
7. Why do you want a job at Nordstrom?
Top Answer
I want to work at nordstrom because my values align with the company, I strive on customer service and recognition, this is something that I've known your company to exceed at and i'd like to add value to your company moving forward.
Second Best
Nordstrom is a nations fashion speciality retailer..it has an excellent reputation for great products&excellent customer service..
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The Company has a great image and a strong foundation. I am looking for stability, I Would just want to be apart of that.
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I have firsthand been around how customer service and communication servicing is so important and I really love how Nordstroms keeps that as a priority.
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Nordstrom is number one in my option when it comes to costumer service. Why wouldn't I want to work for the best?
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Nordstrom has an excellent reputation for the quality of its product as well as its customer service. I want to be a part of a company with that sort of reputation.
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I love to talk to customer and help them look and feel good about themselves.
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I want to be a part of the nordstrom family because nordstrom as a company puts extra emphasis on customer service. Whenever I shopped at nordstrom in the past I've never felt like I had to buy anything I did not want or need. I want to offer the same great service I have received to customers.
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I want a job at nordstrom because nordstrom is a company that cares and caters to their customers. I never feel pressured to buy anything I do not want or need whenever I shop at nordstrom. Shopping at nordstrom is always a comfortable experience for me and I hope to provide that for other customers.
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I want a job at nordstrom because I love that the company caters to its customers. Whenever I shop at nordstrom I never feel pressured to buy anything that I don't want or need. I also feel that there are many opportunities at nordstrom that I would like to take advantage of.
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I appreciate their people-oriented approach to human resources and company values.
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Not only am I an avid Nordstrom shopper, I admire the way the company brands itself around providing phenomenal customer service. I admire the company culture and see it is the perfect place to enhance my career goals and dreams. I have a passion for working in the fashion industry, and for me working at Nordstrom would not be so much a job, but rather a 24-7 commitment to enhancing a brand that I love and value.
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I would thrive in a customer service environment. Nordstroms has an excellent reputation for customer service and treating employees well.
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I want this job at Nordstrom because I believe that I can bring great compassion to my work and become a great sales person. I also want this job because my dream is to eventually become a buyer and I want to start to learn about the company from the inside.
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I am confident that I can make an impact and bring benefit to the company.
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I feel like it would be a great opportunity and Im majoring in Apparel merchandising and would love to gain experience at such a recognized and customer derive driven company.
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I want a job at Nordstrom because Nordstrom is a company that is top of the line with a big name for fashion. It has been providing the top of the line brands for a 100 years now, and I would love to show my interest and passion in working for this company with excellent customer service.
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I want a job a Nordstrom because I feel as if I would really excel at selling to a large scale of people and I love the environment.
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I want to work at nordstrom because nordstrom has excellent customer service and I want to be part of that excellent customer service and all the employees seem eager to work and I feel that would be the perfect place for me.
20.
Nordstrom is a department who offer great customer service , excellent product ,values it employee and help people create style.
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Nordstrom has always been my dream company. I have never even thought twice about working for a different comapany. Nordstrom is based on customer service and as a customer I have always loved that.
22.
I, as well as many members of my family have been shopping at Nordstrom for many years. Although it is not always in my budget, I always observing the styles that are produced.
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I want a job at nordstrom because Nordstrom supports their employees, shares success and encourages growth within the the company. Nordstrom represents a sophistication and luxury that really appeals to me as a customer and as a saleperson. I thrive in environments that I enjoy and am comfortable with, such as luxury. I enjoy a competitive market where I can shine, and my hard work can really be noticed.
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I love the kind of customer service that nordstrom is known for. It would be a great honor to work for a company with such great standards on satisfying guests needs.
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First of all, nordstorm is the leader in the industry, also I would like to gain more knowledge, experience and make value for the company.
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I like working with coffee, and would like to try a little bit of a different atmosphere.
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I want to work for nordstrom because I want to work somewhere that I can learn and grow within the business. I would love to find a business to work for and stay there for a long time.
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I was raised going to Nordstrom in Seattle. We moved to Texas when I was 8 and went back to Seattle to visit when I was 18. THe woman who helped my mother with shoes was still working there 10 years later. Also, to top it off she still remembered my mother. She gave me my first impression of what customer service really was. A few years later we visited Seattle again and at the time I was about to begin working for Coach and needed work clothing. I was 23 at the time and had never really been helped by a sales associate. SHe spent over two hours with me. It is an exceptional company with exceptional people and I would love to be apart of that culture and grow with it.
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I have always loved being a customer at Nordstrom. Always having a great expereince there, I always saw it as a great place to work. Also hearing of friends and people who have worked there they always loved and enjoyed the job.
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Nordstrom is one of the top retailers in the world according to Forbes. The company is known for providing some of the best customer service. The company is innovative and constantly looking for new ways to enhance customer relationships and I would absolutely love to be a part of the Nordstrom team.
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I think it will be a great learning experience. I know I have a lot to learn but I can learn it.
32.
Nordstrom is listed as one of the top 100 best companies to work for, and I would like to be somewhere that allows me to grow.
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Nordstrom has been reviewed as one of the top 100 companies to work for and it is also a leader in fashion and cosmetics, I know they even started as a shoe company in seattle so that is pretty inspiring how a leading company started as just a shoe store.
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Love fashion and heard that nordstrom had high value companny and good place to work with good benefit.
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To showcase my skills and abilities, and allow myself to grow within Nordstrom restaurant division.
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I have the talent, committment, and drive to be a successful addition to the Nordstrom staff.
8. Are you a reliable person? Explain.
Top Answer
Extremely. I keep my promises, arrive early, and follow through on assignments until completion.
Second Best
Absolutely. it is probably one of my best strengths
3.
Yes, i am reliable because I am punctural and always willing to help.
4.
Yes, i am reliable because I am punctural and always willing to help.
5.
Yes, i am reliable because I am punctural and always willing to help.
6.
I am a reliable person. Whenever any asks me for something i always put their priorities ahead of mine. I find it important that you show others how you want to be treated in return.
7.
Very reliable, if you say somethig is due or there is a deadline I will meet it. I am very reliable in doing what needs to be done and meeting what is required of me.
8.
Yes. I work especially hard when I know that others are counting on my work.
9.
Yes. I take initiative and always do what it right and ethical, despite what others might tell me.
10.
Absolutely. I can promise there is no person that could be relied on more. I take initiative, apply myself to everything I do and put the needs of others before myself on a constant basis.
11.
I am. I always keep my word and work the hardest I can to fulfill my responsibilities.
12.
Yes. i go to work and school on time and everyday.
13.
yes. very.
14.
Yes. i always on time and perfect attendance.
15.
I am a reliable person. Whenever my friends or family members need anything I usually go assist them unless I am truly busy.
16.
I would definitely consider myself a reliable person. If someone asks me to do something, by a certain time, I make sure that I get it done with time to spare, to allow for any mistakes or interferences. I am reliable in regards to my work ethic, as well as with my friends and family. If I make a promise to someone, there is no breaking it.
17.
Yes. I am very dependable. At my former place of employment, I was often called to come to work on my days offs because they were short staffed.
18.
I am a reliable person. I work very hard and finish all of my work. I am always ready to help out my boss or co-workers no matter what. I believe all my previous employers would say I am very reliable.
19.
Yes, and I have been told time and time again so. Many have described me to be approachable, reliable, and hardworking.
20.
Yes, Im responsible and never breaks a promise. I am always willing to lend a hand and will do anything that is asked of me.
21.
Yes. I can be easily counted on and fulfill my responsibilities to the best of my ability.
22.
I am very reliable. I love to be on time at work, I love to take care of things ahead of time, and I really love to keep customers happy.
23.
Yes, I am a very reliable person in the sense that when someone needs something I am there to fulfill my duties. I tend to go out of my way to get things done or help others.
24.
Yes, I take being reliable very seriously because I want people to know that I can be there for them.
25.
I am very reliable, I take every responsibility that I have seriously and never put 100% into my work, I ensure that I always go the extra 10% to give 110% to every thing I do.
26.
I believe that I am a pretty reliable person. I have excellent grades.
27.
Yes, very. I am quite loyal, and I never break a promise.
28.
Yes. I take my job very seriously. I am big on being on time and always giving your best effort.
29.
Absolutely, I am usually the person that will not mind being called in on my days off or when someone doesnt make their shift.
30.
Yes. When I say I am going to do something I do it. I give 110% of myself to whatever I am doing.
31.
Yes. I work well as a team player but am also confident and comfortable having to make decisions, within my capaciity, on my own always representing my company to the best of my ability.
32.
Yes, I am reliable be I am flexible and being a part of a winning team flexibility is a must.
33.
Yes, I am pretty steady with my schedule and like to be organized. I communicate early when something might arise that can conflict with work or a schedule. I like to be prepared and always have other be prepared so I dont often surprise people with a move or something that I did not communicate at first.
34.
I am. I love helping people and going the extra mile to offer my help and effort.
35.
I have excellent work ethic and am honest and I have integrity. I was raised to depend on myself and when I give my word, I will follow through.
36.
I am a very reliable person. As a keyholder, I must be there to make sure I open and close the store as I am scheduled.
37.
Yes, I have only had two jobs, the first was for 5 years and the only reason I left was I left the city to go school, and the job I have now is the first I got when I came to the city.
38.
Yes. I have proven in past employment to be available whenever I am needed, along with filling in whenever is needed to make sure that the restaurant performs optimally.
39.
Yes. I have proven in past employment to be available whenever I am needed, along with filling in whenever is needed to make sure that the restaurant performs optimally.
40.
Yes I am. Whenever my friends need anything like a ride to the airport, or ask a favor they know I will pull through.
9. What do you know about Nordstrom?
Top Answer
Nordstrom is all about the customer. Through experience in stores I can tell the employees always strive to keep the customers happy. I also know that Nordstrom has many opportunities to grow within the company and higher within.
Second Best
I know they were listed as fortunes top 100 companies to work for. They pride themselves on excellent customer service. They promote from within
3.
it was opened in 1901
4.
I know it has a very classy selection of clothing and holds great quality,
5.
the company is known for excellent customer service, return policy and clothing selection
6.
I know that Nordstroms has the best return policy within any retail store.
7.
Top 100 company to work for and offers the best value, service and quality.
8.
Top Fortune 100 company to work for
9.
Why do you wanna work for nordstrom?
10.
Only comissions.
11.
A fashion retailer for men, women and kids.
12.
Nordstrom are one of nation leading retailers, with over 200 stores in uniteds state. their fashion are with men, women and kids, shoes and accessories.
13.
They sell great brands always on top of trends.
14.
Nordstrom was founded by John W. Nordstrom, originally specializing in shoes.
15.
There known for great customer service and fast pace environment, trendy savvy and only place I would work for in cosmetics.
16.
It helps employees promote from within, thus indicating they value lower level employees equally as top level managers.
17.
It is one of the most successful high fashion retailers in America, with a winning focus on customer service.
18.
Nordstrom is known for providing outstanding customer service, every day, one customer at a time. The culture of the company is very close-knit and resembles that of a family - all employees share one common goal of making customers feel good.
19.
Yes. I know that Nordstrom has been in business for over 100 years. It a successful specialty retail store that provides excellent customer service.
20.
Nordstrom is a Retailer who specializes in a great return policy.
21.
Specialty retail store ranked top 100 companies to work for in Fortune 2010 and 2012
22.
It is a clothing distibutor in over 28 states.
23.
Nordstrom is known for their excellent customer service and building relationships with their customers.
24.
Nordstrom has great customer service, they pride their self in it. Its is one of the top department stores.
25.
It is a luxury retailer that emphasizes customer services and offers the best quality for the best prices.
26.
Nordstrom is a major company that has been running for 100 years now. It is a big company with the top brands and best fashion.
27.
I know that Nordstrom specializes in customer service and finding products that truly make the customer happy.
28.
Nordstrom sells a vary of products for women, men, kids, as well as jewelry and shoes. They started in 1901 with John Norstrom in seattle washington as was originally a shoe retailer. They have many stores nationwide and even in canada. In 2012 it was the largest retail store in america with making the most revenue.
29.
Having known about Nordstrom since I was little, as well as seeing friends and family work for the company, I know that it is a reliable well known company that focuses on the good of others. Nordstroms number one goal is not to be the most popular store, but instead to maintain good quality costumer service, as well as treat their employers with the upmost respect.
30.
Nordstrom opened in 1901. And sells high fashion from several major designers. Nordstrom is all about customer service. Nordstrom is also one of the top 100 companies to work for.
31.
The return policy, where everything is located, and around where everything is priced.
32.
I know that nordstrom is a great company that cares about.
33.
1901 shoe store by John W Nordstrom, later expanded to apparel, accessories, hangbags, hard goods, fragrance, and cosmetics. 117 full line stores 151 racks.
34.
I am familiar with its history and culture. Mr. Nordstrom was an immigrant from Sweden and began a shoe business in downtown seattle. To this day his family still has part in the business. He believed in quality products and the experience that customers had in his store.
35.
Nordstrom is a fashion specialty chain with global reach and offers an unparalled selection of shoes, clothing and accessories.
36.
I know Nordstrom started off as a shoe store in 1901 and is now the leader in fashion specialty retail.
37.
I know a bit of history about it, that it did start in Seattle and became a large shoe repair shop in the 1960s, and from there became a high volume fashion store in the late 1970s and then growing it income is now found all over the US and with many joined companies along with it. Its a Company with a long great history and that is always considered a High Standard Store.
38.
Began as a shoe retailer and has since expanded. Its expansion into Canada I believe brings 6 new stores to the Canadian base.
39.
I know that Nordstrom focuses centrally on customer service, which I agree with. Nordstrom has been in business since 1901 and has been growing ever since.
40.
Variety of designers and price ranges, has something for everyone in the family, good quality.
41.
That the restaurant division is a rapidly growing part of the business. With 9 restaurants and 3 beverage bars, and more on the way, it is an exciting venture. It is ranked as one of the top 100 companies to work for. The dedication to serving local, organic, hormone free produce and hydrogenated free breads is an exciting movement in the restaurant industry, bringing the best available product to the customer.
10. Do you enjoy talking to people about fashion?
Top Answer
I really enjoy talking with friends, and different people that I meet about fashion and new trends around the world. I love seeing what is in, and how certain people wear a style in different ways. It shows so much character for different people and a single item can say so much about a person.
Second Best
Yes, i love it! I love expressing my interest with others and keeping up with the latest styles
3.
I love talk to people about fashion. Clothes and accessories is something so prevalent in our generation today, so there can always be a connection with that topic.
4.
Yes. i think that everyones since of style is unique. There isnt bad fashion, there are just different types of fashion.
5.
Absolutely! Among all of my friends I am the girl they all come to with questions about items of clothing, brands, price and products! I am also the one that ends up talking their ears off about whatever new outfit I just put together
6.
I love staying a cusp of the latest trends. Personal style is important; whether it originates from the street or off the runway.
7.
doyou have ay questions for me?
8.
Yes, i love it. Fashion is so important to our culture today and its how many people express themselves. I've met so many people with so many different styles while woking at my previous job and going to fashion school and its always a great experience learning about someones taste and prefrence in clothing.
9.
Yes. very.
10.
I really love talking to my friends about fashion. I spend an absurd amount of time checking up on new arrivals at stores.
11.
Yes. I love greeting and meeting new people. I would update them on new merchandise and great sale items.
12.
I love talking to people about fashion and discussing how not all trends work on all body types but yet they can still be in style through other trends as well. I love new styles and getting input on how to improve my fashion sense.
13.
Yes, I love meeting other link-minded style enthusiasts who have an appreciation for high quality clothing.
14.
Yes, very much. I want to pursue a career in fashion.
15.
I do! Given fashion is one of my passions and interests, I always love discussing it with friends and strangers alike.
16.
Of course. I always love to talk to people about fashion, and especially when it comes to helping them on what to wear. I just love to give examples of shirts, jeans, or dresses that would look great on someone.
17.
I thouroughly enjoy talking to my peers about fashion since I believe what I wear is an extension of myself. It is "My" form of expression.
18.
I LOVE talking to people about fashion. I think that people express themselves heavily through what they wear it projects the type of person that they wants to be.
19.
I absolutely love talking to people about fashion. My main interest in life is to pursue a career in the fashion industry, I am very knowledgeable, well versed and learn about new products quickly.
20.
Yes fashion for me is art is how we show people who we are . I like helping people find outfits that go with their style.
21.
Fashion is something I always find to be a good conversation with people. If it is people with the same fashion sense as yourself or a different fashion sense, I have learned that it can tell a lot about a person. For many people fashion is easy to talk about because it allows expression in the conversation.
22.
Yes, I love telling people what is going to be in fashion each season.
23.
Fashion is a huge passion of mine and my future goal is to work in fashion for the rest of my working career. So of course I absolutely love talking about fashion.
24.
I do enjoy talking to people about fashion and my passion is bridal.
25.
I love talking to people about fashion. I believe it to be the most accessable and transformative forms of self expression.
26.
I love fashion. I am currently majoring in apparel merchandising so fashion is my life.
27.
Yes, I talk about fashion to anyone who will hear it. I like to discuss the latest releases by my favorite brands, and what the Kardashians are wearing.
28.
I love fashion. I love the "look good, feel good phrase" I think that once appearance is the best way to express yourself.
29.
Yes. I consider myself stylish and love to help people pick out items that suit their tastes.
30.
Yes I enjoy talking about the different fashion trends and I am always interested in hearing what other peoples fashion likes and dislikes are.
31.
Surely, I really enjoy it. Since I always browse fashion magazine and news on the internet, I would like to share my knowledge on fashion trends.
32.
I love fashion, and I love talking to people about new trends and the best ways to assories.
33.
Yes, I often find myself doing so in my free-time. I enjoy fashion and new trends and seeing with is coming out.
34.
I do! I like offering my own ideas and hearing theirs as well.
35.
I enjoy talking to people about fashion. You can really build a great relationship with someone by learning their likes and dislikes when it comes to fashion.
36.
I thoroughly enjoy talking to people about the restaurant industry. It is such an exciting trade to have, one that I have a real passion for.
37.
I enjoy talking to people about makeup in the fashion world.
11. Where do you see yourself at Nordstrom in three years?
Top Answer
I see myself becoming an expert in sales and hopefully gaining a lot of expirience from my job as far as communicating well with custormers and being able to sell products easily..
Second Best
In a higher postion. I want to move up in the company.
3.
I see myself as the Assistant Manager, work my way from the bottom to the top.
4.
I see myself out of school and at that point working a successful interior designer.
5.
I really hope to be still employed with Nordstrom and working in either the BP department or women's shoes as a floor manager or just a normal sales associate
6.
I would like to be a manager of a department.
7.
Working full time with more responsible position.
8.
Working in the corporate office.
9.
I'd like to see myself as possibly a buyer or buyer assistant.
10.
I would ideally like to be involved in management. I am studying business so I have an interest in that field. But right now I'm just going to work as hard as I can with the job given to me and try to prove I am worthy of doing being a committed and hard working associate of Nordstrom.
11.
I see myself promoting the brand from a marketing standpoint or communications (ad/pr) - that is my major and very parallel with my career goals.
12.
Yes. I see myself in a management position.
13.
In three years I would see myself in more of the business sides of things because I will be three years out of college with an economics degree that will help me more forward in the company.
14.
I see myself having learned a lot and moving upwards within my department, or possibly exploring other departments.
15.
Possible a high end supervisor or even department manager if possible.
16.
I see myself as a top person in retail sales and continuously creating new goals for myself to better serve the company.
17.
I see myself three working a nordstrom being a higher position.
18.
Possibly the manager of a department. And perusing my goal as a fashion buyer.
19.
In 3 years I hope to be in a higher position maybe management of the cafe.
20.
Promoted to higher positions and fulfilling my career.
21.
Yes, I see Nordstrom as more of a career job then a side job. Along with going to school, until I finish I would like a job where I enjoy the work and it relates to my field of study.
22.
In an office position. Getting closer for design opportunities.
23.
I see myself still going strong. Right now in school I will be part time however, I would love to stay with the company so that when I am able to, I could possibly climb up the ladder.
24.
I dont know, Hopefully working with Nordstrom but not in store. I would love to work as the people that goes and looks for new trends and product lines that could be brought to Nordstrom stores.
25.
There are so many facets to this company that I would like to learn each one. I would like to have learned about the company itself in the next 3 years and also would like to learn about some of the different departments as well.
26.
I see myself as a very successful counter manager.
27.
You never know what to expect from the future, BUT if I had to choose I would definitely try to work up to a manager position. Or possibly work at all makeup counters!
28.
Being a regional lead in the cosmetics department.
12. How many hours do you expect a week?
Top Answer
35.
Second Best
30.
3.
5.
4.
80
5.
As many as possible.
6.
20-40 hours per week.
7.
Around 30.
8.
How ever many available hours there are that i can work, my schedule is very flexible.
9.
I am willing to work as many as I can get.
10.
30 - 40 hours per week.
11.
As much hours as you are needed.
12.
I would like to work up to 30 hours per week.
13.
I expect to work the full 40 hours per week.
14.
I expect to work up to 40 hours a week and can work longer hours during weekends or special events and holidays.
15.
I would roughly like to work about 30 plus hours if I could.
16.
I would like to work as many hours a week as avaliable.
17.
I want to work 40 hours or more but I understand I need to work less.
18.
Since I have another job I would like 15-20 hours.
19.
I am flexible and willing to learn the ropes, so I am open to this question.
20.
20-30 would be preferred. I would like to work full time eventually.
21.
When school starts I will be part time and I will be able to work weekends and occassional days in the week. I would say anywhere between 12-32 depending on school.
22.
As many as I can get. I am a hard worker and can handle my workload.
23.
Whatever is necessary for the business. I would expect anywhere between 40-55 hours a week.
13. How long do you foresee yourself working at Nordstrom?
Top Answer
Four months roughly and after transferring to UW Seattle I would reapply to Nordstrom to continue my employment at the downtown Seattle location possibly.
Second Best
A few years.
3.
I see myself working here for a very long time, if i had to put a number on it i would say 5 or more years if im able to move up eventually and grow with the comapny.
4.
As long as i am needed.
5.
As long as i am needed.
6.
I can't predict what's going to happen in the future. Right now, I'm just focused on working hard at whatever job given to me, the rest will take care of itself.
7.
Possibly my entire career, I'm just taking things as they come right now and trying to make the most of all my opportunities. I haven't planned that far in advance.
8.
I would like to work at nordstrom for years. Even when I go back to college I hope to stay in the company and work at nordstrom close to my school.
9.
Long? I want to move up and become a manager :)
10.
I forsee myself working at nordstroms for as long as I can or as long as I do my job and excel in my position and keep my responsibilities going smoothly.
11.
I see myself having a career here. In five years I hope to have learned enough with training to be in an upper management position.
12.
I see myself working at Nordstrom for as long as I can excel in the company.
13.
For several years until I pursue my personal endeavors in business.
14.
I see myself working at a company like Nordstrom for as long as it will allow me to be there! I believe there are great chances for mobility and opportunities for learning that are unmatched elsewhere.
15.
For many years. I love Nordstrom, and I would love to work there for more than 5 years.
16.
I see myself working here for a long time, maybe 2+ years .
17.
I foresee myself being a Nordstrom employee for many years. As I said before I have worked here before and love the values of the company.
18.
I foresee myself working at Nordstrom until I retire!
19.
As long as their are opportunities that are a good fit for me.
20.
2-4 years would be what I see, and maybe even moving up from there.
21.
I understand that Nordstrom is a company who prefers to promote from within, so I can see myself making a career with Nordstrom.
22.
I would love to have the opportunity to grow and advance in the company, so as many years as I can continue to do so, I would want to stay in the company.
14. In what areas does your fashion knowledge need improved upon?
Top Answer
I would love to work in fashion in order to improve my knowledge of how the business side of fashion works.
Second Best
Directing my product knowledge to a be able to ensure I am assisting every type of customer to the very best of my ability and to a standard that Nordstrom is so reputable for.
3.
Know about brands from the department, but becoming more familiar with sizing and fit will be a great learning experience.
4.
Probably what the very young are more into as they are the future in trend setting, but it is always good to know what is of interest to rhis younger demographic.
5.
I dont know too much about to higher brands, but I can always brush up on this to have more knowledge.
6.
I dont know in depth about designers. And I am hoping that with a job at Nordstrom, I can really learn more about them.
7.
Newest trend that im not aware of and how to associate Nordstroms Woman Apparel styles to the variety of woman that come shop to the stores.
8.
It could never hurt to improve upon all areas! I learn something new each day and am okay with that.
9.
I think that I could focus more on different styles that I am unfamiliar with. Brand knowledge is key to the most successful client interactions, so it is important to constantly keep up to date.
10.
I can always improve on my communication skills and being able to market myself.
15. What skills or knowledge do you possess that will make you a great sales associate at Nordstrom?
Top Answer
1 years experience as a manager of a retail store. Excellent customer service skills.
Second Best
I am outgoing, I love interacting with people and I am competitive with myself which could translate well into a commissions sales posssion.
3.
Optimistic, forward-thinking and problem solver.
4.
I well knowledge in how to treat customer , listen to want their like or dislike and help them find outfit the will suit them , and I able to restock , answer telephone , helping a difficult situation ,
5.
With expirence from working at a boutique I know that its important to always be kind and patient with the customer. Because everyone who walks in the door my be your next purchaser.
6.
Besides being a friendly and social person, I have 3 years of customer service experience, and a genuine interest in helping others find the clothing they need.
7.
I love reading about fashion, I am very creative and I consider my self great at customer service.
8.
I am great at providing customer service. I like to listen to the customer to get a feel for what they are looking for and help them find what they need within the criteria they have set.
9.
My language skills, since I can speak cantonese, mandarin, entry level of japanese, and we have lots of tourists are from asia, so I can confident on communicating with them.
10.
I know some things about coffee from working at starbucks for 7 months, also I like to make mpoeple happy and suggest things they might like once getting to know them.
11.
Willingness to learn, customer-oriented, excellent time management, can communicate with diverse personalities, very reliable, maintain a high quality level of work, different selling techniques.
12.
Ability to talk to people. I am down to earth and honest.
13.
My ability to multi task , strong customer service skills, results oriented, success driven.
14.
I enjoy working with people, I love giving and being asked for my opinion in fashion and trends. I am friendly and I speak two languages (can understand others).
15.
I like people and people like me. I am funny and have a good time no matter what I am doing. I bring positive energy with me.
16.
I am a very self sufficiet associate, and I quickly adapt to customer needs and work particularly well with dissatisfied customers. Also, I have a vast understanding of brands, products, and uses in the beauty industry. Furthermore, I am a team-player and enjoy helping others, as it really creates a great work environment.
17.
Over 10 years in the restaurant industry, with all facets of kitchen work. From dishwashing, to Executive chef of two restaurants, I have seen it all.
18.
I have great interpersonal skills, my personality, and my outgoing nature.
16. If I asked you to pick out an outfit in the store right now, what would you pick?
Top Answer
Probably something Free People - I love the bohemian flair that Free People is, and I always shop Free People at Nordstrom. Especially with spring approaching, I would probably pick out a pair of boyfriend jeans and a unique bell sleeve top.
Second Best
Well I would go grab a cropped top, high waisted shorts and a camono shirt because those are the key pieces that go with the trends happening currently.
3.
I would pick something suitable for that specific customer.
4.
I would a outfit that is causal but stylish . I pick straight leg dark blue jean , with bleach steven madden heel , a cool red blazer , with a simple , but flawy tank top with a little of open back which would you the option to have two different outfit .
5.
Something in style. For example a comodo or high waisted shorts.
6.
I would pick out jeans because they go with everything and can be dressed up and down, and also a t shirt because of the same reasons. Jewelry and shoes can make a huge difference in dressing up and down your outfit.
7.
High waisted skirt and button up blouse, and strappy flats.
8.
Casual and comfortable outfit which can fit most of the occasion.
9.
Something that would make you comfortable and make you smile.
10.
A casual, outfit. A patterned shirt with brown pants and matching brown shoes.
11.
I think something simple yet put together. Maybe a cute high waisted skirt with a kimono, or a chunky knit over top.
12.
I would pick some light blue slim Ankle jeans with some brown ankle strap heels and a coral blouse.
13.
I would pick a hi-low skirt and short sleeve blouse with a denim jacket. I would pair that with knee high riding boots, a clunky belt and bracelet/earring set.
14.
I would definitely try to follow trends coming for the fall. I would pick a olive or maroon shade pant and pair it with a textured tee or blouse.
15.
I would select the dish that excites my as far as curiosity and how much it reminds me of my classic childhood.
17. What skill do you have that will qualify you for the position?
Top Answer
My ability to build a great rapport with customers as well as co workers.
Second Best
I am confident, motivated, and a good communicator. I'm goal oriented and will do whatever it takes to reach a goal.
3.
I have customer service experience.
4.
I am great with making customers feel comfortable and I am persuasive without being too pushy.
5.
I am people smart. I understand that different customers have different needs and it is sometimes necessary to cater to each customer in a different way and at the same time being respectful of every customer.
6.
Customer service and sales.
7.
I have excellent people skills and a college degree. I have a year experience as a manager at a retail store.
8.
I am hard working, goal oriented, and have great experience through being a sales associate and interning with CH2M Hill.
9.
Interpersonal communication skills and organizationally driven.
10.
I have several. I know the company, the customers, the values, the overall operation of the company internally as well as how employees are expected to present themselves and instill quality relationships with their customers.
11.
Naturally very social and outgoing, and customer service experience.
12.
7 months of coffee and customer service experience.
13.
My ability to handle sticky situations and being a problem solver. I am a listener and someone who enjoys making things right.
14.
Customer service product knowledge, leadership skills, multi-tasking.
15.
I am trained on cash, and I also have experience dealing with customers and helping them find what they are looking for. I am also efficient and have great time management so I would be able to get any tasks at hand done in my given time frame.
16.
I am a fast learner and if its about fashion then I can learn everything there need to be learned fast.
17.
I am easy going person , helpfull and friendly naturaly.
18.
My experience with operating two full service restaurants.
19.
I have professional training from the Academy of Freelance Makeup and have worked several shows at New York Fashion Week.
18. What was one of your biggest setbacks, and how did you overcome it?
Top Answer
My lack of experiences in computer and overcome it by taking online courses.
Second Best
My lack of experience, but i keep up with my skills in computer and take online course.
3.
I don't look at things as setbacks. Maybe missed opportunities, but I just learn from them and know not to make that mistake again.
4.
My biggest setback would have to be a latin course I took in my freshman year. I spent more time on the readings and made flashcards.
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I was let go from my previous employment.But I enrolled in school and started to pursue my masters degree.
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When I took upon many tasks at once and struggled to complete them to the standard of quality that I have set for myself. I overcame this by asking for help.
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One of my biggest setbacks in the past was managing my time. I took a look at what was holding me back, found a solution, reached out to people who could offer advice and made focused on that weakness until I had overcome it.
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When I was in third grade I was held back. Becaue of this I had lost so many friends and had to completley make all new friends so to over come that I had to gain confidence that I never had had before. Now I am more confident then I have ever been and I think thats a good quality to have.
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One of my biggest setbacks was going to college and getting bad grades my first semester. I learned that college is much different than high school and that I just needed to study more to get the grades that I wanted.
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For most of my life, I have had anxiety. Despite that, I have been able to because a very friendly and social person.
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Life. Sometimes it gets in the way, but you have to just take things one step at a time and not let it get you down.
12.
New position Interim, challenging time, really pereserved and problem solved,
13.
I am very sympathetic, but am able to keep it within reason and professional.
14.
I used to be really shy when talking to people in front of class. During college, I was able to get a lot better at delivering and receiving critique in from of others.
15.
Not knowing what some clothing pieces are called. Like, I would call sweaters to every long sleeve with buttons or zippers. I have learn to research and learn that every piece has its unique name to be able to identify items quicker.
16.
I believed a friend I worked with was being bullied/harassed by a newcomer in our group because the friend told me that. I shut the newcomer out without giving her the benefit of the doubt - I had no reason not to believe the friend. One of the biggest mistakes I have ever made. The newcomer and I are closer than we ever thought we could be - now. I admitted my faults, my errors and told her if anyone was being bullied - the friend and I were bullying the newcomer. I will never allow myself to fall into a mess like that again.
17.
One month I did not make my goal. It was very out of the ordinary for me, and in order to over come it I went over my outreach efforts and tried to see where I could have reached out more to clients. The next month I focused on increasing the number of items per transaction and finding specifics for my clients.
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Finding out two staff members had tragically lost their lives on two separate occasions, and having to announce and motivate the staff to keep the ship sailing so to speak.
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Being bullied in junior high at a very small school. It changed me completely and turned me into a physically and emotionally different person. I became hardened and bitter. It took many years to open up and gain trust in people but I kept forcing myself to open up and talk to new people because I knew it was not fair to hold things against others for events in my past.
19. Tell me about a time that you went above and beyond for a customer?
Top Answer
Tell me about a time that you went above and beyond for a customer?
Second Best
I believe my ability to connect with customers and my attention to details will make me a great candidate for this position.
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Everyone different style and taste and putting that together.
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What makes a great sales person?
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I shop at Nordstrom monthly.
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To make customer happy, i gave a small gift or discount, off course if its ok with the company policy.
7.
When working at Sunglass Hut, I made sure all of our products were cleaned and adjusted perfectly for the customers. In a few cases, I had to tighten screws and make calls to other stores to try to find the perfect pair of glasses for that customer.
8.
I had a customer who couldnt fine gluten free food. Was able to fill out a form and get the store to order it.
9.
When I worked at a restaurant I made sure to ask customers if there was a specific table they wanted to be seated at and I would try to get them their desired table whenever it was possible.
10.
During our annual fashion show at the club myself and another employee were responsible for serving dinner to some of the volunteer models. One gentlemen was vegan and asked my fellow helper if he could just get a serving of mashed potatoes. She responded with a no and that it was not included on the menu. When she left I went up to the man and told him I could ask the kitchen and that I am sure it wouldn't be an issue. I returned with mashed potatoes and he was thrilled!
11.
Plenty , but one I won't ever forget because not only did I do what every customer service rep should be doing and making sure you listen to the customer and undesrstand if there upset or angry it's not our job to argue it's about hearing what the problem is and solving it, and make sure before they walk away that they are satisfied with your work, and It happened to me , where I took the customer myself to the manager to make sure they are happy and no longer upset.
12.
I went to check the back for a specific size that was not on the floor. When I could not find the size, I called another store in the area to see if they had the size available. I also offer her 2 similar shirts that she loves.
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I helped them fing their size, called another location, and offered her similar items.
14.
A customer at the restaurant I was working at requested for several customizations after becoming unsatisfied with her orders. After the second time, the B.O.H became unhappy. I tried to communicate to the staff members so that they would sympathize with the issue.
15.
A customer recently was referred to the wrong product for their specific needs. I took the time to ensure the customer received a full refund, based on company policy as well as personally check in to ensure that once the proper product arrived their experience was one that they would be willing to refer friends and family to.
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The tell I went beyond customer is a customer by a outfit for birth boy .i asker if she knew how old he was , was going to school does , he pals outdoor , very outgoing like any comics or cartoon . I help customer pick 6 different out fit for school , causal or a more dressier occasion.
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When I worked at Boys & Girls club it was not always guarneeted that the parents would show up on time to pick up their kids. Many times the end of my shift would be over when the camp was over, but I always made sure that every child was picked up before I gathered my things and left. I would wait with the child even if it meant staying an hour after my shift.
18.
One time I had spent at least 2 hours with a customer looking to buy a dress for her sons wedding. Eventually we found the perfect dress.
19.
A customer came in to the office angry about receiving the wrong amount for a refund. I listened to her problem and let her vent, then we sat down at the desk and went through all her receipts to figure out where the problem.
20.
A lady whom I believe had a little bit of a disorder. She was shaky. Spilled her hot tea all over her hands and I was so worried and scared for her, I left from behind the counter, gave her soem napkins. Picked up her things off the floor and got her a new tea and a new pastry.
21.
A customer wanted a discontinued pair of shoes what we no longer made and were not available at any store in our system. So I began contacting local boutiques and found them for her.
22.
A customer purchased a cell phone and needed help getting it started. So during a little down time, I managed to help her out. She she left happy and confident about her purchase.
23.
I went above and beyond when I had a customer that made her quilfying purchase for a GWP when she received her product by mial it was not what she asked for, she was be riden and was due to go into the hospital I met her at home, I apologized for the mistake and saked her what could I do for her understand that she was ill, sher reordered the correct product took the items to her home and return the incorrect product to the store.
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I used to work at a restaurant as a waitress. One time a lady was trying to decide between two dishes and after several minutes and a couple of "all come back again" and "do you have any other questions", I offer to bring her a small sample from each of the two dishes (we didnt normally do that for costumers, I made an exception) but it was all to best possibly satisfy the customer (she left the restaurant very pleased and the tip was good).
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I went to work during my vacation so that I could process that customers invoices so they would be paid instead of waiting until I came back the next week. It was not that customers fault I was on vacation and I did not have any backup help at that time - so I did what I felt was the right thing to do.
26.
I try my best to go above and beyond for customers as much as possible. But one particular time included a lengthy order from a designer sample collection.
27.
We have had customers come in and request a dish to be made up and prepared during service, either due to dietary restrictions or wanting to try something new, and giving the recipe out free of hassle.
20. How will Nordstrom benefit from hiring you.
Top Answer
Nordstrom will benefit from me because with me I will bring my skills as a leader and my constant drive while on the floor to not only cater to customers but, also to make and/or exceed my daily and monthly goals.
Second Best
Nordstrom will have gain an entusiastic employee that absoutely loves what she does. From being a life long customer I know what is expected of me as a member of the Nordstom family and how vitally important it is to make the customers feel like they are THE most important person in the store.
3.
Apart from me loving fashion and helping the customers. i am also very reliable, multitask, teamplayers.
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I am a little ocd i am very organied so i would always have my area clean and perfect.
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What is customer service?
6.
I have 12 years of awesome customer service and sales and I work hard for a company known for the best customer service to the clients.
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By hiring me, Nordstrom will succeed in continuing to offer ideal customer service - I am a very positive, happy, and outgoing person. I love to talk to people, and offer my fashion expertise. I like to communicate with people, and I am always eager to learn from professionals. I am self motivated, and I liek to take initiative, but I am also not afraid to ask for help when I need it. As a nordstrom employee, I would be committing to enhancing a brand I love, and offering the same outstanding customer service that I recieve as a Nordstrom customer.
8.
I would provide excellent customer service and beat my sales goals.
9.
I have excellent customer service skills.
10.
I will make significant contributions under the Nordstrom business philosophy with outstanding customer support satisfaction and sales performance.
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I am an extremely enthusiastic learner and hard worker. I am passionate about fashion and love working with people.
12.
Nordstrom will benefit by having an amazing employee, sales will go up, customer satisfaction will go and overall store will increase.
13.
Nordstrom can count on an employee with exception customer service skills, outstanding sales skills and vast product knowledge as well a very clear understanding of how the company operates.
14.
By gaining someone who is completely dedicated and interested in their company.
15.
Since I want a job in the fashion industry, hiring me will give me a better chance with staying with the company for years to come.
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You will gain hard-working and capable employee, who genuinely love what they do.
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I am punctual and know how to provide great customer service.
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I am reliable and I belive the sutomers will enjoy my presence.
19.
A hardworking employee that strives to be the best I can be. That will give 110% of herself to the job she is hired to do. Someone that will be honest as well as carry the integrity of the company.
20.
I will be an asset to their team of highly qualified professtionals leading by example to their highest standards.
21.
Nordstrom will benefit from hire me because I live the philosophy of customer service and goin the w=extra mile to satifiy our customers.
22.
I am a honest person who finished everything she starts.
23.
Nordstrom will gain a worker that would work proudly by its philosophy (to give to costumers the best possible service, selection, quality and value).
24.
I will be the most dependable employee Nordstrom has ever had. That alone is a benefit.
25.
Nordstrom will benefit from hiring me, because I have a very well rounded retail background, and I identify very much with the Nordstrom mission and values.
26.
They will be adding a hard-working, makeup-loving employee to their roster. I can guarantee you that I want this job more than anything and I will work as hard as I have to, to get it!
27.
I believe that bringing my experience, my management style, and my desire to always reach for the next level of guest satisfaction at all times will be extremely beneficial.
21. What do you believe makes a great company to work for?
Top Answer
I believe a company who cares about the customer more than anything else and a company who cares about their internal workers so that they can move up within the industry.
Second Best
A company who strives to hire employees who represent them well.
3.
Having respect for each other is really important. It is also great to help other employees out and not just think about yourself.
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I admire when any company has good values and practice corporate responsibility. Treating your customers as well as your employees is extremely important.
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A company that works with the customer, and the employees. A place where everyone is treated with respect.
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I think the employees are the most important part of a company, because they directly represent.
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Appreciation for employees, fun yet professional atmosphere, organization, high yet reachable standards for exployees,
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A company that cares for their partners as well as customers.
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A happy, friendly, professtional team environment.
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Have people believing in the same thing striving for the same goal of excellence.
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A company that has a goal and a purpose, that cares for the ones keeping them in business and that has the best staff representing who they are.
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A great company is constantly evolving, and helps their associates evolve with them.
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Friendly and nice people people work with and good benefit.