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Updated February 15, 2018
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GNC CEO Ken Martindale
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  • Poor upper management from corporate (in 145 reviews)

  • Heavy emphasis on meeting sales goals (in 118 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Plainfield, IN
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Plainfield, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GNC part-time

    Pros

    Build Relationships with different customers

    Cons

    sometimes slow, other than that nothing

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Competitive pay with flexible hours , good benefits and great employee discount"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Working with guest to help achieve goals and better themselves . Great resume builder with multi-unit leadership . Also the amount of money you make is on you.

    Cons

    Have to rely on younger employees to correctly do there jobs . Part time wages aren’t High enough and commission changes monthly .

    Advice to Management

    Make the PMS higher like they used to be or get rid off them and pay salary by volume of store .

  3. "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good commision on selling stuff

    Cons

    Lack of hours on scedule

    Advice to Management

    Compliments


  4. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GNC part-time

    Pros

    The job is easy if you are comfortable with dealing with different types of people. You also get a great discount on products in the store.

    Cons

    Have to be pushy at times when it comes to sales.


  5. "nutritunal and supplamen sales member"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Lagrange, GA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Lagrange, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    was very passionate abought what i was selling and the information that i had to inform and help people be the strongest healtyest them! an awsome basic set of rules and regulations,and awsome managment and employess

    Cons

    kinda a slow to steady work pace with no more than 2 or 3 customers in the store at one time. staff at neighboring stores really .

    Advice to Management

    just stick by me and get me use to the work and flow of the stations and individule jobs with ing the resturant ill catch on in a second.


  6. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GNC part-time

    Pros

    I loved working here becasue it was great

    Cons

    at times when no one comes in it gets boring

    Advice to Management

    it was great


  7. "boring loads of physical labor and alone time"

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

    Pros

    Alone, responsibility, work, and transferability.

    Cons

    Pay, commission, discount, hours alone, hiring within, policy, upselling and lack of bonuses and stock option.

    Advice to Management

    So much wrong with the company as a whole.

  8. "Personnal exprience"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Paris, TN
    Current Employee - Manager in Paris, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GNC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best enviornment and people to work for.

    Cons

    Should give more overlap hours.


  9. "GNC Sales manager"

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    Current Employee - GNC Store Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - GNC Store Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GNC full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to learn and grow. Can vary depending on district management and their attention to employee work ethic

    Cons

    Pressure to sell expensive member programs that don't offer much value for every customer, very high employee turnover

    Advice to Management

    Remove the pressure to sell member programs, balance and diversify commissions on products, provide more adequate training and take the time to vet quality candidates


  10. "I have been working for GNC for 3 Years and I have to say it is the best company I’ve worked for!"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GNC full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hrs, no experience required, great energy, training provided. Great opportunity to raise your hourly pay with commission.
    Energetic fun work environment. Connected with community

    Cons

    Minimum wage for store associates
    No benefits unless you are in a management position
    If you are not a people person this is not for you


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