Nordstrom
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HR Business Partner (HRBP) - Technology at Nordstrom

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Working for Trunk Club

When you join Trunk Club, you join the Nordstrom family. Our fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment is paired with the strong history and experience of a retail legacy. We have access to some of the greatest minds in retail and technology and are constantly creating innovative strategies to develop the ultimate apparel solutions. We welcome your adaptability, your curiosity, and your passion to contribute to our unparalleled shopping experience!

About the HR Team

As a People Team at Trunk Club, we support and encourage innovation, adaptability, accountability, knowledge, and collaboration in each other and in everything we do. We encompass a dynamic group of individuals dedicated to an amazing employee experience and a deep sense of teamwork. The HR Manager acts as a functional leader of the team and strategic partner to the line by embedding corporate HR strategy into day-to-day work and providing professional HR guidance and support to client groups with the objective of adding value to the business.

What you’ll do
  • Serve as primary HR partner for the Technology organization of approximately 150 employees.
  • Contribute to the business strategy by helping business leaders to identify, prioritize, and build organizational capacity related to people capabilities, behaviors, organizational design, and processes.
  • Support and drive the HR mission and people strategy to align with company goals.
  • Support diversity, inclusion and belonging efforts across the company.
  • Partner with senior Product Management and Engineering leaders and drive value through HR partnerships across the organization that support efficiency, process improvements and optimizing our talent.
  • Drive tech talent strategy and help support employee engagement and retention throughout the organization. 
  • Conduct weekly meetings with respective business leaders.
  • Consult with leaders, providing HR guidance when appropriate.
  • Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the HR team to develop solutions, programs and policies.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring compliance. 
  • Provide performance management guidance to managers (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Provide guidance and interpretation of policies as needed.
  • Provide guidance and input on organizational changes, workforce planning and succession planning.
  • Evaluate and monitor new programs to ensure success and reinforce as needed. 
Who you are
  • Experience in HR Advisor or HR Business Partner roles with increasing responsibility
  • Strong business acumen with demonstrated understanding of technology organizations
  • Ability to build strong relationships with peers and senior leaders
  • Strong strategic planning, consultative abilities and critical thinking skills; proven ability to think in white space.
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills with senior leaders
  • Ability to navigate and effectively influence at various levels of the organization comfortable with ambiguity
  • Degree in related field preferred or demonstrated experience required, PHR or SHRM-CP designation preferred.
  • 5+ years relevant HR experience
How we work
  • With open minds. We are committed to building a diverse team of people with unique perspectives. This encourages a healthy and inclusive environment that builds a more sustainable, successful company.
  • With others. Work closely with leaders across the organization to build teams and support who collectively make up our curious and collaborative culture.
  • With transparency. We have an open team room. No cubicles, no private offices.
  • With agility. This is a critical role for us, so flexibility is important. No two days are the same and it keeps everyone on their toes.
  • With pride. We value our people most of all. We invest in ourselves by applying our own strengths and interests to company needs.
A few of our perks
  • A location in the popular Chicago River North neighborhood
  • Team outings
  • Merchandise discount
  • Flexible work environment
  • Social environment with built-in bars, a rooftop view, and our very own coffee shop!
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Where we are

Located in the popular River North neighborhood in Chicago, our headquarter offices are easily accessible to public transportation.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
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    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • FluxLibraries
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
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    • DjangoFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
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    • PlayFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SymfonyFrameworks
    • Sinatra, Sidekiq, ES6Frameworks
    • DB2Databases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases
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    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • AxureDesign
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
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    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
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    • Microsoft ProjectManagement
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What are Nordstrom Perks + Benefits

Nordstrom Benefits Overview

Nordstrom offers comprehensive, flexible benefits to our employees and their families.

HEALTH BENEFITS
Medical/Vision
Dental
Wellness Program
myStrength® Program

INCOME PROTECTION
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Life Insurance
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

RETIREMENT & SAVINGS
401(k) Plan
Employee Stock Purchase Plan

TIME AWAY
Paid Time Off
Bereavement Leave
Leave of Absence
Sabbatical Leave
Paid Maternity & Parental Leave

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS
Commuter
Dependent Care
Health Care Health Savings

LIFE/WORK BENEFITS
Merchandise Discount
Transit or Work From Home Subsidy
Adoption Financial Assistance
Employee Assistance Program
Group Home/Auto Insurance
Group Legal Services
“No Meeting” Time Blocks
Caregiving Benefits
Employee Charitable Match Program
Rethink Program

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

On-site coffee bar with barista and snacks • Full bar • Rooftop with city views • Did we mention merchandise discounts?

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