Jenny Craig Reviews

Updated June 29, 2015
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Pros
  • Helping people to reach their goals is a wonderful experience (in 45 reviews)

  • Would love to agree with the rest about changing people's lives but we all know we are better trained to sell vs helping them lose weight (in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • Favoritism amongst upper management (in 27 reviews)

  • Our center director doesn't really motivate us just wants to be our friend more (in 13 reviews)

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  1. Fun Place

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    Former Employee - Weight Loss Consultant in Lapeer, MI
    Former Employee - Weight Loss Consultant in Lapeer, MI

    I worked at Jenny Craig full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Positive environment
    Team atmosphere
    Great training-paid
    I worked with a wonderful team in Flint, MI before the center eventually closed due to a lack of revenue. It was a fun fast-paced job where I was on my feet much of the time.

    Cons

    Low pay, needed better sales incentives/commission


  2. Manager

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    Former Employee - Centre Director in Slidell, LA
    Former Employee - Centre Director in Slidell, LA

    I worked at Jenny Craig (More than a year)

    Pros

    Assisted clients in identifying their current needs regarding weight management.

    Cons

    Not paid enough for stress of job.


  3. Director

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jenny Craig full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Life work balance in the work place.

    Cons

    To many upper management changes.

    Advice to Management

    Value your long term employees as well as our new employees.


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  5. Consultant

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    Former Employee - Consultant/Director of Sales in Overland Park, KS
    Former Employee - Consultant/Director of Sales in Overland Park, KS

    I worked at Jenny Craig full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I loved working with my clients to help the succeed and reach their goals. It was very rewarding for me. It was a very positive environment.

    Cons

    The salary was not horrible but not great. Also the program and food was really expensive for clients.


  6. Program director

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jenny Craig full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Coworkers were the best part of working there. Everyone was so nice.

    Cons

    A lot of management changes.


  7. Helpful (2)

    Jcc

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jenny Craig

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Helping clients reach their goals was rewarding. Flexible schedule. Great coworkers

    Cons

    The pay wasn't great for what their expectations are.


  8. personal consultant

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    Former Employee - Personal Consultant in West Chester, PA
    Former Employee - Personal Consultant in West Chester, PA

    I worked at Jenny Craig

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The clients were wonderful. It was easy to develop a loyal client base.

    Cons

    So of the managers were erratic.


  9. Helpful (2)

    no thanks

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    Former Employee - Centre Director
    Former Employee - Centre Director

    I worked at Jenny Craig full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    simple program concept, working one on one with clients

    Cons

    food; simple concept that is difficult to follow long term

    Advice to Management

    hope things have improved since you sold to North Castle


  10. Helpful (2)

    I have been working at Jenny Craig full-time (more than 10 years)

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jenny Craig

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Passionate about my career. Helping people change their lives. I value the experience of working at Jenny. Great training. Company discounts.
    Generous vacation/PTO time.

    Cons

    Work/life balance is a challenge.
    Salary & benefits have to be better..

    Advice to Management

    Value the employees in the field more. Don't come to field for you check mark. Be human, talk to us as equal to us. Our whole business is a direct reflection of our consultants and their managers, they do not feel it.


  11. Helpful (2)

    Program Director

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    Former Employee - Program Director in Nashua, NH
    Former Employee - Program Director in Nashua, NH

    I worked at Jenny Craig full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    *Good hours *Good benefits *Travel is at a minimum *Free membership for life (lifetime member) *Great work environment *Discount on food for employees

    Cons

    *Pay does not commensurate with experience *Job requires "homework" - salaried workers *Unreasonable -unreachable- goals/expectations * *Lacking in benefits
    Not much in the way of negative feedback.



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