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Helpful (4)

"Good atmosphere, ridiculous goals."

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Former Employee - Sales Associate in Vancouver, WA
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Vancouver, WA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Friendly customer's
Flexible schedule
good discount
training
free samples sometimes

Cons

Ridiculous sales goals,
Lack of corporate support,
outdated POS,
stupid commission structure.

Advice to Management

Get upper management that has actually WORKED in a GNC store, instead of hiring RSD's from Sears and Payless. Realize that KPI's, P3's, OMS and Multi sales number's are ridiculous for the amount of foot traffic in some stores. Follow up on your lazy SM's and SSM's about updating stock and order's. STOP WITH THE A,B,C,D ratings for stores, I was in a B store with an A store customer flow and not enough hours to keep our store maintained. Also, some stores are dilapidated and broken down. RSD's should be REQUIRED to do a morning message and MANAGER's should be the only one's on conference calls. Store's get no monetary backing to purchase things to help keep a store running. Help desk is a joke and so is calling the 800 number for customer service. GNC deliver's process is lengthily and confusing. and average dollar should be thrown out the window. Have you people forgotten why you're in the health and nutrition business?

Other Employee Reviews for GNC

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Great Job if you're in a hih volume store. (military store)"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Base pay + commission on 3rd party products.($14-$16/hour for sales associates at military/high volume stores.)
    Decent hours.
    Flexible schedule

    Cons

    Gets borig at times.
    Qorking at a slower mall store=less commission.

    Advice to Management

    Reward good, loyal employees. Be more consistent in hiring competent Store managers.


  2. Helpful (5)

    "Extremely Unprofessional and Horrible management"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee Discount, valuable product knowledge, ok training, and overall easy job.

    Cons

    Numbers are everything. High pressure sales, under compensated and under appreciative of employees. Store managers are unprofessional and rude. Lots of work for little pay.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize the hard work that your employees are doing, maybe that would decrease turnover rate.

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