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3.6
Average Rating
(based on 9 L.L. Bean Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.0
People You Work With
4.1
Person You Work For
3.9
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
3.5
Way You Work
3.0
Work Setting
4.0
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L.L. Bean Employee

"Working for L.L.Bean had a huge impact in my career. I was able to grow professionally and personally, leaders are well prepared and really care about people's development."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Materials Handler

"I have had an absolutely wonderful experience as a Seasonal Material Handler working at L.L. Bean O.F.C. The supervisors are professional, friendly, respectful and approachable. The job coaches are great, not only enthusiastic but always available to answer questions and help when necessary. I have worked for many different companies both nationally as well as internationally. I am impressed by the whole hiring procedure and training provided at L.L. Bean."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.6
L.L. Bean (12)

4.6 Highest Rated in this Industry is Lehigh Press (8)
2.7 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Aaron Brothers (16)
3.6 Average of All Companies in this Industry (7,535)
Web Developer

What do you like about working at L.L. Bean?

"Enterprise level company, high complexity, casual dress, vacation time, benefits, team"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"L.L.Bean has fantastic people and an opportunity to work on high level complex projects. The great news is that once you are in, you can be in for life. The bad news is that once you are in, you may be in that same position for life."

What don't you like about working at L.L. Bean?

"projects are inconsistent, no style guide, high level sometimes micromanages, departments are not balanced in hierarchy"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More focus on the outdoors, less on the aging customer population. More innovation in products, web development, etc."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Visual Merchandiser

What do you like about working at L.L. Bean?

"Most of the staff are good people some of the product is fun"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Think inside the box not outside of it You are not going to change to culture"

What don't you like about working at L.L. Bean?

"You ideas are not even considered your expierence gained from working in other jobs will not be helpful here you are told that we are bean we do things are own way so get use to it"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would allow more feedback from the stores on products and allow them to have input on product assortment"

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Lead Designer
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.5 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2.5 / 5
Customer Service Representative
Person You Work For 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.7 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 2.4 / 5
Product Development Manager
People You Work With 4.2 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5 Support You Get 4.2 / 5
Rewards You Receive 4.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.4 / 5 Company Culture 5 / 5
Way You Work 4 / 5
Sales Associate
Person You Work For 4.4 / 5 People You Work With 3.5 / 5 Work Setting 4.1 / 5
Support You Get 3.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2.4 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Designer
Person You Work For 2.1 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 2.9 / 5
Support You Get 2.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2.9 / 5
Regional Investigator

"Overall a good company to work for. Recommended. Apply on-line. Have experiece with customer service."

What do you like about working at L.L. Bean?

"Its a privately held company. Things are done differently. Discount is good. All employees are open and fun."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Tell how them how customer service is the key to EVERYTHING. SMILE. Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile. Talk talk talk. Know your product"

What don't you like about working at L.L. Bean?

"Not up to data with other retail systems. To many systems that aren't intigrated with each other."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Sometimes poor communication to stores from Corp office about sales. Not real open to change."

Customer Service Representative

What do you like about working at L.L. Bean?

"The friendly atmosphere"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be positive and smile. They love happy people."

What don't you like about working at L.L. Bean?

"Nothing. I really enjoyed the job at that time."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Change the way money is counted."

Cashier

"fair"

What do you like about working at L.L. Bean?

"The management staff."

What don't you like about working at L.L. Bean?

"The inability to alter or change your work schedule based upon certain life changes."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"continue to do what they are doing because it is working for the overall employee moral."

L.L. Bean Reviews FAQs

Is L.L. Bean a good company to work for?

L.L. Bean has an overall rating of 3.6 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 9 L.L. Bean Review Ratings left anonymously by L.L. Bean employees, which is 8% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 89% of employees would recommend working at L.L. Bean.

Does L.L. Bean pay their employees well?

L.L. Bean employees earn $32,000 annually on average, or $15 per hour, which is 52% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 2 L.L. Bean employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find L.L. Bean Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a L.L. Bean?

89% of employees would recommend working at L.L. Bean with the overall rating of 3.6 out of 5. Employees also rated L.L. Bean 3.8 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.8 for Rewards You Receive, 3.0 for Growth Opportunities and 3.5 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at L.L. Bean?

According to our data, the highest paying job at L.L. Bean is a VP of Merchandising at $225,000 annually. Browse L.L. Bean Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at L.L. Bean?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at L.L. Bean is a Office Manager at $18,000 annually. Browse L.L. Bean Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at L.L. Bean?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at L.L. Bean to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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