World Gym Reviews

Updated August 3, 2014
Updated August 3, 2014
12 Reviews
3.2
12 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great employer all around

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    Current Employee - Personal Trainer  in  Peachtree City, GA
    Current Employee - Personal Trainer in Peachtree City, GA

    I have been working at World Gym part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Treat the employees wonderfully, great pay, encourage camaraderie of employees without encouraging cliques!

    Cons

    None at all! Great place to work. Have no complaints whatsoever.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Easy job for high school or college students. Flexible hours

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    Former Employee - Lifeguard
    Former Employee - Lifeguard

    I worked at World Gym part-time

    Pros

    Easy , laid back work environment. Staff was helpful well coverage was needed or if someone was looking for more shifts to work

    Cons

    No room for advancement or to make your job a career. Low pay and no set employee review /raises.. Overpriced gym membership/ not very competitive in the marketing place

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a lesson from Starbucks on how to treat employees.

    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to be more of an independent trainer.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at World Gym

    Pros

    Freedom to create your own schedule. Large space to accomoadate the client. The gym will also give you clients to train to increase your client case load.

    Cons

    Finding clients. It can be difficult to find clients to train initially. This is where you have to put in the work and it eventually pays off.

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Member consultant- Horrible sales job

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    Former Employee - Member Consultant  in  Smyrna, GA
    Former Employee - Member Consultant in Smyrna, GA

    I worked at World Gym full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Free gym membership when I was at the Smyrna, GA location. Decent hours.

    Cons

    Pay structure is design to make them huge profits. If you work over 40 hours, they turn you into a 'salary employee' so they dont have to pay you over time BUT if you work under 40, you become hourly so they can give you less...doesn't make sense right? You get $20 for each 1 yr contract a client signs, $10 for renewals. Sales associates are hungry to take sales. The club was overcrowded so clients usually were not wanting to join. Made 8.50/hr...barely made $10 after all commission was included. Lots of 'pushing' to get corporate sales. Certain people at the club FALSELY created accounts on review sites to make the club look good in user reviews. Don't buy into the fake reviews. Don't work here unless you would like a free funeral after you die from exhaustion. Not allowed to eat your outside food (wendys, tacomac) inside the cafe because manager thought it would take sales away from their sports bar.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you drive a top-notch mercedes to work, you should consider showing your employees more appreciation and give them a better pay structure.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Privately owned company needs better management

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    Current Employee - Front Desk  in  Smyrna, GA
    Current Employee - Front Desk in Smyrna, GA

    I have been working at World Gym part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pays more than minimum wage. Hot people to look at working out.

    Cons

    Single people out, if they don't like you they will find some random reason to fire you. They do NO background checks so if you're a convicted murderer and a drug addict, get a job here! No drug testing either. No hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote people that you can rely on and that have been there a while. Do background checks! One day someone is going to get hired and they are gonna hurt someone.

  7.  

    The gym is an impressive facility with top notch equipment, memberships sell themselves although you do have to actively

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at World Gym

    Pros

    Top Notch facilities, plenty of support form management

    Cons

    If you work at a smaller/slower location, it can make earning comission difficult.

    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    My experience has been very rewarding.

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager  in  Auburn, AL
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Auburn, AL

    I have been working at World Gym

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, meeting lots of people from all walks of life, geeting to know the cllege students and talking with them about there future.

    Cons

    Competing against a company I uses to work for.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue advertising Shirts, flyers tv

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    DON'T BELIEVE THE HYPE

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager  in  Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at World Gym

    Pros

    The pros of working at a gym are typical: meeting good looking people, free fitness advice, access to gym facility, etc.

    Cons

    The cons of working at this gym are unrealistic sales goals, lack of available hours to work, and cold calling for sales production. Additionally, benefits are not provided unless you are senior management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My advice to management would be to hire better senior management that will lead by example and have REALISTIC expectations to sales goals.

    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Hey it's a job in a bad economy.

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    Former Employee - Head Lifeguard  in  Setauket, NY
    Former Employee - Head Lifeguard in Setauket, NY

    I worked at World Gym

    Pros

    The jobs are not very stressful in nature and a lot of the co-workers make it a good time. As a student you are able to get work done during down times, which is helpful.

    Cons

    They managenment is not effective, the owner does not listen to common sense, he put his nephew in charge of the accounting without a degree or any type of training, or experience. The company employs roughly 200 people, but only about 3 are given paid vacation. Pay days are the 15th and 30th or 31st of the month. However, if that day falls on a weekend, or holiday, expect to be paid later rather than earlier.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a clue.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Complete

    Current Employee - Fitness Consultant  in  Laval, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Fitness Consultant in Laval, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at World Gym full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Professional environment in the field.

    Cons

    Long hours with nothing happening

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Non stop schedule including weekends

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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