24 Hour Fitness Reviews in Carlsbad, CA

Updated April 12, 2014
Updated April 12, 2014
456 Reviews

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456 Reviews
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24 Hour Fitness CEO Elizabeth Blair
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • With employment here you get a free gym membership (in 133 reviews)

  • Hourly pay is in line with other positions, free gym membership (in 67 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management positions are replaced almost monthly if a club is below average (in 25 reviews)

  • I worked there for years, and the only raise I ever got was when minimum wage went up (in 24 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Information Technology  in  Carlsbad, CA
    Current Employee - Information Technology in Carlsbad, CA

    I have been working at 24 Hour Fitness full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great pay, friendly management. I have worked here for over 5 years and have seen the company grow. I enjoy the emphasis on personal empowerment to move both yourself and the company forward.

    Cons

    None that come to mind, even with the recent changes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    IT Project Manager

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    Former Employee - IT Project Manager  in  Carlsbad, CA
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Carlsbad, CA

    I worked at 24 Hour Fitness full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Pay, Many Good people, nice environment.

    Cons

    Extremely Sales Oriented company which impacts all corporate departments and especially the clubs,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Balancing Marketing long-term goals with more reasonably paced Sales goals might help the organization grow while allowing steady development of company and employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Hit some bumps last year

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    Current Employee - IT Programmer/Analyst  in  Carlsbad, CA
    Current Employee - IT Programmer/Analyst in Carlsbad, CA

    I have been working at 24 Hour Fitness full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Historically it has been a really good company with lots of opportunities for growth and great culture.

    Cons

    Culture suffering with lots of changes in senior management last year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    In your drive for success in clubs, don't neglect the corporate team.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Used to be a fun company to work for, now everyone is worried

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Carlsbad, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Carlsbad, CA

    I have been working at 24 Hour Fitness full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Free gym membership, casual work atmosphere

    Cons

    Always changing executive leadership. Company doesn't know where it's going.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Connect with your members better and retain great employees!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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