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Updated Aug 8, 2022

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Found 789 of over 863 reviews
4.2
88% Recommend to a Friend
91% Approve of CEO

Found 789 of over 863 reviews

4.2
88%
Recommend to a Friend
91%
Approve of CEO
L.L. Bean PRESIDENT AND CEO Stephen Smith (no image)
Stephen Smith
221 Ratings

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Place

    Aug 4, 2022 - Sales Representative in Cranston, RI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    super great discount and coworkers are so nice

    Cons

    schedules aren't necessarily set for each week

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great Employer

    Aug 3, 2022 - Sales Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Discount Was Great - Coworkers were great - End of Year Bonus Was Nice

    Cons

    - Workplace Vibe Felt Off Alot

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Love

    Aug 8, 2022 - Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    supports DEI, community outreach, green company

    Cons

    Behind in training manuals and register systems

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good

    Aug 8, 2022 - Sales Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, Quality coworkers, and good pay

    Cons

    They don't give you a lot of hours.

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Amazing Team

    Jul 22, 2022 - Corporate Security Officer in Freeport, ME
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing and empathetic management Amazing Co-Workers Amazing pay and benefits Management encourages development

    Cons

    None that I have encountered

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    CS

    Jul 19, 2022 - Customer Service Representative in Portland, ME
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good leaders, team work, benefits

    Cons

    Nothing, it’s a great place to work at

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Excellent Leadership and Corporate Team

    Jul 16, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great communication and solid benefits.

    Cons

    Not always the most competitive pay.

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great place to work

    Jul 7, 2022 - Process Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Kindness and integrity are rampant.

    Cons

    Conservative/Risk averse. Decisions require extensive buy-in at multiple levels.

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  9. 2.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    well-appointed & mis-guided

    Jul 11, 2022 - Customer Service Representative (CSR) in Bangor, ME
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    well-equipped call center: furniture, lighting, climate, showers, online info, product archives, in-house experts

    Cons

    duration of call is sole performance measure

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Supportive company

    Jun 25, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fair pay and terrific crew

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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L.L. Bean has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 863 reviews left anonymously by employees. 88% of employees would recommend working at L.L. Bean to a friend and 75% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, L.L. Bean employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at L.L. Bean. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

88% of L.L. Bean employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated L.L. Bean 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.3 for culture and values and 3.6 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at L.L. Bean to be management, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be culture, career development, compensation.

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