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Charter Fitness Reviews

Updated January 2, 2018
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Pros
  • Nice people, fun environment, decent place to start (in 3 reviews)

  • You get a free membership, but truthfully speaking you can be active and exercise regularly without a gym membership (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management doesn't stop General Managers from performing shady business tactics (in 7 reviews)

  • The most important part of this job is being able to sell training packages to club members (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Trainer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Charter Fitness full-time

    Pros

    Great for building fitness experience

    Cons

    Pay is low and locations need renovating


  2. "Personal Trainer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Charter Fitness full-time

    Pros

    Good pay for work done

    Cons

    No movement up for trainers

    Advice to Management

    Add incentives for trainers to stay

  3. "Manager and Membership experience rep."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great teamwork like approach to the gym.

    Cons

    Pay is low. Not many opportunities to grow within the business.


  4. "MER"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Charter Fitness part-time

    Pros

    Not too difficult and talking to customers is great

    Cons

    Have a lot of time where you're not doing anything


  5. "Standard comercial gym."

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    Former Employee - Certified Personal Trainer in Carol Stream, IL
    Former Employee - Certified Personal Trainer in Carol Stream, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Charter Fitness part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Seems they are always hiring, which may be a bad thing. Employees were fun to work with, gym equipment is fine, plenty of space to train.

    Cons

    Make you follow specific guidelines for training, which any trainer would know isn't healthy for everyone to follow the same training format.

    Advice to Management

    Fix the above con.


  6. ":)"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Charter Fitness part-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with!

    Cons

    Unorganized after the change in anagement


  7. "Fun Atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Charter Fitness full-time

    Pros

    It was a great atmosphere helping others reach their goals

    Cons

    Not much room to move up

  8. "Front Desk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Charter Fitness part-time

    Pros

    Great Staff, and a lot of fun if you're into fitness.

    Cons

    I really can't think of any


  9. "Great staff, great clients, great atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Personal Trainer/Front Desk in Sycamore, IL
    Former Employee - Personal Trainer/Front Desk in Sycamore, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Charter Fitness part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working with people that want to work together, working with clients and helping them get better, and getting to workout for free.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    You should promote Leon Aguilar to be in charge of multiple locations. I have never worked under a more supportive, motivating, and knowledgeable GM.


  10. "Location"

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    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager

    Pros

    If you are in a good location it is a good job. Can be boring, but make sure you are making sales and you will be fine.

    Cons

    You are paid a base salary plus commission on your sales. So, if you are having a hard time selling paychecks will suffer.


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