Crunch Fitness Interview Questions

Updated Aug 18, 2015
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    Personal Trainer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Crunch Fitness in July 2015.

    Interview

    I had a phone interview and was offered a position. Afterwards, I came by the fitness center when I was in town and spoke more extensively about the position with the staff in person. Both interviews were great experiences. I definitely learned a lot more about the pay structure and benefits in person than I did on the phone and that was extremely helpful.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked about what makes a good trainer.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation phase because I compared the pay to other positions and felt that it was my best offer.

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    Membership Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Crunch Fitness.

    Interview

    There was 3 interviews. 1 phone screen, Then GM of one of the clubs, Then interview with the VP of sales manager. Last meet, tour and interview with GM of the club potential club you would be working at. Then do all paper work they call your references and they will perform a background check,

    Interview Questions

    • Why is fitness important to you and do you have a passion for it.   Answer Question
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    Personal Trainer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chelsea, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Crunch Fitness (Chelsea, NY) in August 2014.

    Interview

    2 interviews: 1- personal: - simply asking you about why the job - previous experience - Then you take a small 10-question test related to human physiology/nutrition 2- practicum - take you through how you would do an initial assessment of someone and then describe what you would do. - then you will be evaluated

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    Personal Trainer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Crunch Fitness (San Mateo, CA).

    Interview

    I was contacted by a recruiter to come in for an open day interview. I then proceed with a practical interview which I pass. Then I was texted the entire time regarding the next steps. I was never contacted by a professional HR personnel, but only by the manager who seems to have problem communicating professionally through email or accepting phone calls.

    Interview Questions

    • The interviewer - future manager, changed the entire practical interview by giving me a complete different time-frame, person to train, and requirement on the interview.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    stay way, there are better gyms nearby. To be a little more detailed. I did get and accept the job offer. I was 'texted' to join their training the next week. I never receive an official offer letter. Then, on Tuesday evening, I receive a last minute call to go to see my manager on Wednesday at 5pm. I was then given a 7 course certification to complete the same night, but still need to drive 2.5 hours to attend training (at a different location) the next day morning. After the commute hassle on Thursday, I decided it was not in my best interest to work with a entirely unprofessional company so I submitted my resignation, twice. After a week, the manager 'call' and left a voice mail telling me I was terminated?!?! Bottom line: They attract you with "potential 100k earning", but this unprofessional-ism is just not worth it. A good trainer can get the same amount of income anywhere.

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    Personal Trainer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Initial phone screening used to gather information regarding my past experience, certifications, and availability. First interview was traditional in that we dug a littler deeper into my resume and personality; such as if I am a 'Team Player'. Second interview was practical application and a chance to showcase my skill set as an experienced and qualified trainer.

    Interview Questions

    • None were particularly difficult or unexpected. Truly an experience to be yourself.   Answer Question
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    Membership Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Crunch Fitness (Los Angeles, CA) in September 2013.

    Interview

    You get a call within a week after you apply Dress dress-casual or dress for extra kudos. Set appointment for Interview at the gym. Giving you a taste of the environment. First you quickly interview with the General Manager (and the Assistant Manager/Lead Admin) Then you usually get a second interview with usually the Regional Manager or District Manager (or Franchise Owner). Then it'll take a while for a background check (that has never been case for a reneged job offer. I waited 2-3 weeks before starting.

    Interview Questions

    • The questions are easy, personal, and honest answers with gusto are preferred. The questions are up to the person asking and they usually gauge one's interest in the job, their ethics, and their attitude.   1 Answer
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    Personal Trainer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Crunch Fitness (New York, NY) in April 2013.

    Interview

    I spoke to a personal trainer about hiring and he kindly introduced me to the fitness manager, I gave my resume and set up a time for a formal interview. The interview was short and to the point, why I was interested in becoming a trainer with no background in the field. They are often looking for trainers so as long as you can commit you are pretty much hired. The more certifications you have the better, especially in pay but you don't have to be certified right away to be hired. They do a lot of in-house training, and many times will offer discounted rates on certifications so it can be a good thing to start from scratch in a corporate setting.

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you interested in personal training?   Answer Question
    • Do you have any experience in training, and any certifications?   Answer Question
    • I was a member of the gym but I imagine if not I would have been asked about my interest in the company.   Answer Question
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    Front Desk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Crunch Fitness (New York, NY) in March 2013.

    Interview

    I was called in for an interview about 2 weeks after submitting my resume via craiglslist. It was for the new branch of gyms they are opening at a lower price point. The interview was a group interview that asked an eclectic group of questions such as what makes a great supervisor, your strengths, who your hero is, to what artist your listening to now and your favorite movie. Of course their were some questions that focused on fitness. Overall a decent interview, I believe management was just looking for people to be themselves. After this interview I was told there would be someone contacting us about a second interview, but instead I was contacted with an offer, so I have no information to offer about the second interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What can a person that annoys you and just get under your skin?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Pay is very low

  10.  

    Personal Trainer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Crunch Fitness (New York, NY).

    Interview

    I interviewed w/ the Fitness Manager and then the Regional Manager, pretty fast process.

    Interview Questions

    • Honestly it was a pretty easy process. I get the feeling that they hire alot due to turnover   Answer Question
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    Membership Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Crunch Fitness (San Mateo, CA) in November 2012.

    Interview

    I interviewed with Mike, the General Manager. He was nice and pretty laid back like everyone else who seemed to work there. They even request that when you come in you wear normal clothes like how you would dress if you worked there, not interview clothes. My interview lasted maybe 45 mins to an hour, but I did ask a lot of questions at the end. Most of the questions he asked were personality type questions and being that I have no sales experience, it was pretty clear that they look for people who would be a good fit for the company and they are willing to train you. He pretty much told me at the end that he liked me and was going to have me come back for a 2nd interview. I ended up declining it later on because of the pay ($9/hr. and the rest is commission) and the distance for me was really far so overall it wasn't worth it. They also tell you that if you're earning $24,000/year then you're doing an average-ish job but they expect you to exceed your quotas every month. $45,000/year and up is kind of what they really expect from you, keeping in mind that it's almost all commission. If you have experience selling or you're naturally good at it, you could do really well, but if you're looking for a steady paycheck every month then this probably isn't the right position.

    Interview Questions

    • Because I had no sales experience, I got put to the test. First test was "sell me this stapler" and he didn't really give in until I worked for it and wouldn't let him not "buy" it. Second test was that I had to go up to this girl who was sitting at a desk that worked there and "sell her on signing up for a Crunch membership/personal training/classes"   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Too little pay to count on ($9/hr + commission) and too far for me to drive every day

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