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As you might expect, the workplace at L.L. Bean is strongly outdoors-focused, with employees frequently enjoying company-organized excursions around its major sites across Maine.æEmployees also describe their workplace as caring and family-oriented: after a personal loss, employees can take two weeks of paid leave and find support with counseling services. 59% of employees are women, and they hold 56% of management positions. “Everyone is encouraged to get out and be a part of the community, however you define your community. In particular though, outdoor heritage is strongly endorsed,” says one employee. Read the Great Place to Work review.

Company Info

Industry Sector
HQ Location
Freeport, Maine
Year Founded1,912
Company Type
$1.6 billion
Web Address
Best Companies Rank
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Total Number of Employees
Number of Female Employees2,910
% of Women in the Company59%
% of Women in Executive Positions44%
% of Women in Manager Positions56%