Eileen Fisher


Our Mission


Inspire simplicity, creativity and delight through connection and great design.


Design products that delight the spirit and simplify life.

  • Make clothes that work together, guided by these design principles: Simplicity. Beauty. Comfort. Ease. Function. Versatility.
  • Invite every woman to express her own style.
  • Produce only what we love.


Create an environment that inspires our best work, individually and in connection.

Individual Growth and Well-Being

  • Apply passion and creativity, skills and strengths to the work we do.
  • Nourish well-being in mind, body and spirit.
  • Honor the balance between work and home life.

Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Draw on all our talents, capabilities and perspectives by approaching our work in teams.
  • Listen and respond to each other openly and with respect.
  • Cultivate something together that is greater than any one of us could alone.

Joyful Atmosphere

  • Tend an environment that promotes inclusiveness.
  • Infuse possibility and positive energy into our everyday experience.
  • Foster authenticity and the spirit of play within EILEEN FISHER and the world we touch.

Social Consciousness

  • Support women through social initiatives that address their well-being.
  • Practice business responsibly with absolute regard for human rights.
  • Guide our product and practice toward sustaining our environment.


Have our mission drive our business and our profitability foster our mission.

The Culture

EILEEN FISHER is guided by a purpose to inspire simplicity, creativity and delight through connection and great design. Our approach to benefits and services reflects our commitment to living the company mission.

Employees at EILEEN FISHER enjoy many aspects of working for the company including a collaborative environment, welcoming atmosphere and meaningful benefits. Our benefits and services are designed to provide employees with various opportunities for achieving professional and personal growth, as well as support their health and well-being and that of their families.

Benefits & Perks

Well Being


EILEEN FISHER contributes a generous portion toward the cost of each employee's medical benefits. We provide an open-access plan utilizing Aetna's network of providers. Employees have the option of seeking care from physicians in or outside of the Aetna network.


Our comprehensive dental plan utilizing the Delta Dental network covers preventative (annual cleanings and x-rays), basic, major and orthodontia.

Flexible Spending Accounts:

The flexible spending account allows eligible employees to set aside pre-tax dollars into an account which can be used for: medical/dental expenses not covered by your regular health insurance; dependent care including childcare; and qualified adoption expenses.

Short-Term and Supplemental Disability:

Our short-term and supplemental disability programs provide salary replacement for non-work related injury or illness. Supplemental disability benefits may allow an employee to obtain full salary continuation for a period of time that corresponds with length of service and their actual disability.

Long-Term Disability:

Our long-term disability program is provided at no cost to all eligible employees. The benefit provides partial replacement of income when an employee is partially or totally disabled for 6 months or longer.

Life Insurance:

Our life insurance policy is provided at no cost to all eligible employees. The plan provides a benefit of two times the base salary. In addition, employees have the option to purchase supplemental life insurance, including coverage for their spouse/domestic partner and children.


To help our employees plan for the future, a 401(k) savings plan is available to all eligible employees. Contributions are made on a pre-tax basis and the company includes a discretionary match.

Employee Stock Ownership Plan:

The ESOP is part of EILEEN FISHER's retirement program and provides eligible employees with company stock intended for long-term savings.

Profit-sharing Bonus:

If the company achieves after-tax profits, a minimum of 10% of out after-tax profits is distributed to eligible employees based on salary and length of service.


We view vacation as an important period for rest and renewal. Depending on your length of service, employees are eligible for up to five (5) weeks of vacation.

Personal / Sick Days:

Employees will be eligible to use up to six (6) personal/sick days in a calendar year. These days may also be used to care for family members.

Personal Observance:

In recognition of diverse cultural and religious traditions, all regular full-time employees are entitled to two (2) additional days off to honor a religious, cultural or personal holiday of their choice.


At EILEEN FISHER, we recognize seven (7) core holidays. Each year the holiday schedule is assessed and additional days off are added resulting in a total of ten (10) days off to observe these holidays.

Employee Assistance Program:

The EAP is a great resource for employees and their family members in dealing with issues that affect their lives and the quality of their work performance. Some of the benefits including counseling services, financial and legal services, referrals for childcare, eldercare, adoption, school services, special needs, summer programs, college and/or scholarship referrals.

Wellness & Education Programs:

In support of the company's belief in personal growth and well-being, eligible employees may receive reimbursement for wellness-related activities and courses & classes that help them develop personally and professionally. Some examples include yoga, health club memberships, massage therapy, dance lessons, cooking classes and art classes.

On-site Wellness Services:

We pride ourselves on being able to offer employees a nurturing and holistic environment that promotes their individual growth, work/life balance, and overall well-being. In keeping with this, we provide certain on-site wellness services such as yoga and massage at facilities.

Parental Leave:

Whether an employee is a birth mother or a primary caregiver of a newly adopted child, we want to support new parents in the early stages of bonding with their child. The amount of paid leave following the birth/adoption of a child ranges from eight to twelve weeks based on length of service, after a minimum of six months of employment.

Partner Leave:

We also want to support new fathers and non-primary caregivers in the early stages of bonding with their child. An employee may receive up to three weeks of paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child.

Domestic Partner Coverage:

We provide medical and dental insurance coverage for same and opposite gender domestic partners. This coverage also extends to the children of domestic partners.

Adoption Assistance:

Reimbursement for adoption expenses is available up to a maximum of $10,000 per adoption.

Bereavement Leave:

We acknowledge the difficulty of personal loss and the time employees may need for bereavement. Employees may take up to three (3) days paid bereavement leave in the event of the death of a member of their immediate family.

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Employees may develop individualized work arrangements, dependent upon the nature of their jobs and in conjunction with their managers. These arrangements may include a flexible work schedule, a compressed work week, reduced hours, or the ability to work from home.

Clothing Allowance:

An annual clothing allowance is given to employees to purchase EILEEN FISHER clothing. The purpose of this allowance is to: encourage employees to wear the clothes while representing the company, both internally and externally; learn more about our clothes by "living" them; and, enjoy wearing our clothes and feel proud of our product. Generous merchandise discounts are also available to regular employees at our stores.

Sample Sales:

On-site sample sales are held periodically at our company offices, which allow employees to purchase samples at a greatly reduced cost.

Service Awards:

We recognize and value an employee's commitment and dedication for their years of service. Milestone anniversaries are commemorated with cash awards and other gifts, and honored at an annual luncheon.

Community Gatherings:

Employees have several opportunities throughout the year to celebrate their accomplishments and socialize among colleagues. Every season, we hold company meetings at our three company locations. Every month, employees gather to recognize birthdays and anniversaries of co-workers. We also organize an annual holiday party and summer barbeques.

Peer Partner Program:

New employees may be paired with a peer partner during their first three months with EILEEN FISHER. Peer partners connect with new employees to serve as their personal resource and share additional information about the company.

Summer Hours:

During the summer months (Memorial Day through Labor Day), many departments participate in summer hours, where work schedules vary to allow for a longer weekend.