Fitness World Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2021

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2.7
25%
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60 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free Gym Membership and you sometimes get to go out into the community(in 20 reviews)

  • "There were good people and you get a free membership(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upper management is extremely salty if you're under performing(in 10 reviews)

  • "Long hours as a GM you work slot sometimes 6days a week or 65hours a week to hit club targets(in 9 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Company to work for!

      Mar 13, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I’d have to say: inspiring, motivational, and generous

      Cons

      I don’t think I can think of anyone

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Fun environment

      Jul 20, 2021 - Sales Associate in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun team and fun work environment

      Cons

      Cold calling and dealing with contracts that change

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Avoid

      Jul 20, 2021 - Front Desk 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice fellow employees to work with

      Cons

      Management very pushy about sales and don’t care about employees, only care about money

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    4. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Average

      Jul 14, 2021 - Graphic Designer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Creative projects Dynamic team Opportunity to grow

      Cons

      Disorganized management Lack of training Lack of transparency

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    5. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Unrealistic Sales Goals

      Jun 4, 2021 - Membership Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great coworkers Some friendly members Flexible hours for part-time employees Free gym membership

      Cons

      Sales expectations are unrealistic if Fitness World is trying to be a 'budget gym' in BC Horribly low commission for sales staff Reception and sales rep roles are merged, essentially creating two jobs in one Caring about member's fitness seems like an afterthought, very focused on sales Sales process is complicated, complex procedure leading to lack of organization within internal systems

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good to start out

      Jun 6, 2021 - Personal Trainer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of room for advancement Offer plenty of courses

      Cons

      Management aren’t very experienced Low pay

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      okay for beginner trainers but that's it

      Jun 29, 2021 - Personal Trainer in Burnaby, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      they provide some guidance and help developing your business

      Cons

      overly competitive, more concerned about money than health of existing and prospective clients

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place to work!

      May 10, 2021 - Customer Service Representative in North Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible hours, good colleagues, nice management

      Cons

      no room for growth, high expectations

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Decent job

      Apr 26, 2021 - Certified Personal Trainer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible hours, decent pay for what it was

      Cons

      all about sales, seeing lots of trainers sell useless things to hit minimums

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Co-workers were great, management sucks

      May 30, 2021 - Sales Representative in Kelowna, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Meet a lot of great people trying to better their health Co-workers are friendly and easy to get along with

      Cons

      Management has unrealistic goals for sales Very pushy sales tactics Overall unsatisfactory experience

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