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Where do you see yourself at Nordstrom in three years?

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The interviewer would like to know a bit more about your longer-term aspirations within Nordstrom.

If you have hopes of being promoted or moving into another role, tell the interviewer that you look forward to the opportunity to step into that role someday, but you understand it may take several years to get there. Next, mention that you are willing to do what it takes, in the role you are hired into until you can make this transition.

Where do you see yourself at Nordstrom in three years?
Answer example

"I plan to make Nordstrom my long-term home. I would like to work my way into an assistant manager position, and then into management. In three years I plan to show you, through hard work and dedication, that I am someone that should be considered for a management role."

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Where do you see yourself at Nordstrom in three years?
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.
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.
In an office position. Getting closer for design opportunities.
Possibly the manager of a department. And perusing my goal as a fashion buyer.
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.
Designer management, VIP personal,
Hopefully doing what I am doing to the best capability, considering I will only be able to be part time for now.
I would love to continue learning and gaining experience at Nordstrom. I would love to work in many different departments so I can be knowledgeable throughout the store. Hopefully I can work assisting managers in the future.
I would have to learn the corporate structure to answer that correctly. But, I can tell you this... I see myself being a part of a team. A successful, results driven team.As a leader, as well as a motivator to co-workers.
Sales possibly working for the marketing department.
I see myself succeeding and moving up in the chain, perhaps to head of a department.
In headquarters in buying and merchandising team.
To be honest I don't know so much about Nordstrom but hopefully in the next three years im either still working in sales or maybe in customer service rep.
Possible a high end supervisor or even department manager if possible.
I hope to have a higher position in the company in 3 years. I plan to work hard and prove that I am capable of handling more responsibility. I know that I will have to start at the bottom and learn the basics, but I hope to grow and expand my skills into a managerial position.
Definitely working my way to a social media and marketing position.
Work my way up to be a personal shopper.
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.
I see myself being a leading manager in Nordstrom in three years and be happy because I made a career of working for this great company.
I would love to be moving up and maybe looking into managment.
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.
I hope to continue to learn and grow in my career at Nordstrom. I hope to be working closely with the merchandising team.
I hope to be a top performer within the company. I am always seeking opportunities to move up ad advance myself so I would like to ay that I see myself being very successful and knowledgeable about the company.
Manager of ladies wear after demonstarting theat I am ther best sales person.
In three years, I would like to be a DM of a high volume department.
I hope to be managing perhaps more than one department if possible.
In 3 years I hope to be in a higher position maybe management of the cafe.
Manager.. Who knows. But I know that I will work hard and take it from there.
Hopefully in a leadership position or maybe even on a design team at HQ.
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.
Possibly working as an Assistant Manager in a department I have proven proficient in.
Working and helping the customers have an enjoyable shopping expierence always.
In three years at Nordstrom I feel I would be on top . I feel I will be one of your best selling associates because I put passion an dedicate in my work and I take it very serious in making sure that people come and get exactly what they wanted and always come back again.
I wouLd love to work as personal shopper or buyer.
I see myself as a very successful counter manager.
I see myself three working a nordstrom being a higher position.
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.
Hopefully in a place that I am really proud of, and comfortable in the position I hold. I am a person that needs a challenge, constantly, to feel good about the work that I am going. If Nordstrom is able to provide this, I see myself sticking with the company long term.
I see myself as a top person in retail sales and continuously creating new goals for myself to better serve the company.
Hopefully I am promoted to higher position. I am confident with my work.
I see myself becoming an expert in sales and hopefully gaining a lot of experience from my job as far as communicating well with customers and being able to sell products easily.
I see myself in a high visuals position, perhaps regionally if an opportunity exists.
Product Development Manager, Marketing Manager.
Yes. I see myself in a management position.
Hope working full time with the marking or styling department.
Although I do love shoes, I think in three years I'd like to take my skills to other departments and try something new. I'd enjoy working in BP or Active wear.
I see myself having learned a lot and moving upwards within my department, or possibly exploring other departments.
I see myself much more experienced and maybe even having the opportunity to grow within the company.
I see myself being an assistant manager. If possible, maybe an entire store manager too. I am looking to advance myself in the company.
I see myself as a successful career woman. I know and I believe that nordstrom will be a big part in achieving and fulfilling my dreams.
Well once I graduate I would definitely hope to have a position available at Nordstrom. I see myself as an assistant manager that works really hard and also loves my job. I would be happy and content but always working hard to be promoted.
Promoted to higher positions and fulfilling my career.
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!
I see myself excelling with my profession and moving up within corporate and helping Nordstom's achieve high levels of sales/profits.
Being a regional lead in the cosmetics department.
I'd like to see myself as possibly a buyer or buyer assistant.
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..
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.
Working full time with more responsible position.
I see myself out of school and at that point working a successful interior designer.
I would like to be a manager of a department.
Working in the corporate office.
In a higher postion. I want to move up in the company.
I see myself as the Assistant Manager, work my way from the bottom to the top.

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