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GNC Reviews

Updated November 14, 2018
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GNC CEO Ken Martindale
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  • "Poor upper management from corporate" (in 161 reviews)

  • "Pointless Sales Goals for employees" (in 129 reviews)

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  1. "GNC"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Lumberton, NC
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Lumberton, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Discount on supplements; knowledge gained while working; The customers

    Cons

    The goals they set; constant changing shelves (planograms)


  2. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Sales bonuses, good amount of freedom

    Cons

    Often working in store completely alone. Franchise does not hire enough people, puts 35-40 hours of work per week on full-time high school students

  3. "sales assocsiate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Pomona, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Pomona, CA

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

    Pros

    customer interaction, and sharing knowledge of the products we were selling

    Cons

    wasnt getting enough hours


  4. "Assistant Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GNC full-time

    Pros

    Coo was a coo company I guess

    Cons

    Bad policies and push certain products


  5. "part time sales person"

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    Current Employee - Sales Person in Medway, MA
    Current Employee - Sales Person in Medway, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GNC part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great management, customers, clean friendly atmosphere reasonable work load

    Cons

    Starting salary is state minimum wage

    Advice to Management

    Increase the hourly wage to above minimum


  6. "SALES"

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

    I have been working at GNC part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great place to work
    decent pay

    Cons

    long hours
    boring from time to time


  7. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There is plenty of down time.

    Cons

    There is a high number of quotas.

  8. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GNC part-time

    Pros

    Get a chance to know a lot of products

    Cons

    Minimum pay and commissions on some products sold


  9. "UNREALISTIC SALES GOALS"

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    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Part Time Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at GNC part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Commissions and employee discount
    flexible schedule

    Cons

    Unrealistic sales goals and too much pressure to sell pro membership.
    A guy I worked with had to trick tourists in order to sell pro. too much pressure.

    Advice to Management

    Set realistic goals and your pro membership is not as good as you say it is.


  10. "Regional/District Manager"

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    Former Employee - DFO in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - DFO in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at GNC full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    healthy, discounts, promotions, travel, training.

    Cons

    corporate management , payroll, terminations, low pay, many hours.


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