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Updated Jul 20, 2021

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4.0
73%
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84%
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L.L. Bean PRESIDENT AND CEO Stephen Smith (no image)
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169 Ratings
Pros
  • "33% off employee discount; flexible with your schedule(in 57 reviews)

  • "Great People and work environment(in 44 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay, low hours for seasonal/part-time(in 19 reviews)

  • "low pay, inconsistent hours may be a problem for some(in 14 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Jun 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      easy going place of employment

      Cons

      the discount is not great

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Best job

      Jul 20, 2021 - Outdoors Instructor in Pittsburgh, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Discount Kayaking every day Incredible leadership for odp No selling

      Cons

      Long summertime hours? Kayaking tho Not much room for growth

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to retire from, not to start out

      Jul 16, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Better if you've reached a peak in your career and you're ready to settle down with a good, comfortable company

      Cons

      Not great if you're early in your career and looking to advance

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great people

      Jul 14, 2021 - Teacher/Artist in Albany, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Discounts on merchandise and I made good friends

      Cons

      Confusing schedule never knowing when I will be working. Having to work weekends.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Environment!

      Jun 21, 2021 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I absolutely loved the overall environment of the company. Everyone genuinely cared about one another and pushed each other to be the best they could be.

      Cons

      I have nothing negative to write about this job!

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Summer Job

      Jun 22, 2021 - Sales Associate in Freeport, ME
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Worked part time over the summer during college. Fair leadership, great co-workers, and perfect summer job.

      Cons

      Really can’t think of much

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Customer Satisfaction

      Jun 21, 2021 - Cs Representative in Portland, ME
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Support from Leaders and Colleagues.

      Cons

      Low income and room for advancement.

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Fantastic Managment

      Jun 19, 2021 - Sales Associate in Victor, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Store manager is the nicest guy!

      Cons

      Uniform can be annoying at times.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Company East Coast Vibe

      Jun 1, 2021 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They make some cool clothes and everyone there is generally excited about it.

      Cons

      They don't sell a lot of gear. It is mainly an outdoor clothing store so you are never really getting anybody ready to enjoy activities outside, just dressing them for it.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Outdoor company

      Jun 18, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Provides paid days off to enjoy the outdoors

      Cons

      No cons come to mind

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