2nd Wind Exercise Equipment

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2nd Wind Exercise Equipment Reviews

6 Reviews
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6 Reviews
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Richard H. Enrico
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    Fitness Consultant

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    Current Employee - Fitness Consultant
    Current Employee - Fitness Consultant

    I have been working at 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Relaxed job, 40 hrs/week, provide help when needed, schedule can be modified if needed.

    Cons

    No breaks, work weekends, low base pay, commission is based on people coming in, so if people come in you do not have a chance to make a commission check.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change the commission pay from the net to an improvement.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Fitness Consultant

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Overall good people to work with. Opportunity to make good money and you are rewarded based off of the results you produce. Monthly bonuses can be significant if goals are met. Commission Based

    Cons

    Work-life balance is extremely poor. Working 6-7 days a week with little to no time off, vacation, or paid vacation/holidays. Never feel like your away from your store or time to take a break for yourself. Commission based.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Don't work for this company, they lie!

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    Current Employee - Fitness Consultant in Scottsdale, AZ
    Current Employee - Fitness Consultant in Scottsdale, AZ

    I have been working at 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    They make the job sound too good to be true. Great pay for easy work.

    Cons

    They make you feel like you always have to be at the store. Your told you'll work a 40 hr work week and end up with nearly 30 hours in the first 3 days. They fail to mention any of the requirements for working there and teach you to lie to the customers and trick them into buying more equipment then they need or want.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be truthful to the customer!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    :-D

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Shakopee, MN
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Shakopee, MN

    I have been working at 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Selling fitness, being an asset to your clients and community. Working out on the job :-D

    Cons

    Having to work retail hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    2nd Wind Culture

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eden Prairie, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eden Prairie, MN

    I worked at 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment

    Pros

    Long-term employees have a strong personal loyalty to Dick Enrico.

    Cons

    Current economic conditions have necessitated closing multiple locations, limiting growth opportunities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People are the life-blood of all businesses. Loyal employees are a treasure. Show them they are appreciated daily.

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    Great Company with fantastic product line. Good opportunity to make good income

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales
    Former Employee - Retail Sales

    I worked at 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment

    Pros

    Management rewards hard work; Good atmosphere and friendly customers. Good employees to work with. Compensation, benefits, and vacation time good.

    Cons

    The cons of working at 2nd wind Exercise is that you need to work weekends to really maximize earning potential

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to give a little more attention to how quickly products are ordered, so that sales can be completed more quickly

    Recommends

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