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Gold's Gym Reviews

Updated December 11, 2018
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  • "low pay, lonesome at the front desk" (in 63 reviews)

  • "In the beginning only minimum wage" (in 37 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Front Desk Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Gold's Gym part-time

    Pros

    Love the people and the atmosphere. It is very laid back and paid more than most front desk gyms. Management is great and even the owner is hands-on in the gym. Wonderful place to work.

    Cons

    Picking up after grown adults


  2. "Fitness Manager"

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    Former Employee - Fitness Manager
    Former Employee - Fitness Manager
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Gold's Gym full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The members are great,

    Cons

    Goals for the company are unrealistic

  3. "good pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Gold's Gym full-time

    Pros

    good pay, fun play to work

    Cons

    smelly gym, dirty old men, people dont shower

    Advice to Management

    clean more


  4. "child care worker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Gold's Gym part-time

    Pros

    great eviromment to work great people

    Cons

    not good salary or benefits


  5. "cool"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Gold's Gym full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    some things are good

    Cons

    some things could be worse

    Advice to Management

    be nicer to your employees


  6. "Personal Trainer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Gold's Gym full-time

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere. Good Equipment, locations.

    Cons

    Golds Gym can be busy, hard to train in.


  7. "GM"

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

    I worked at Gold's Gym full-time

    Pros

    Be around great people all day

    Cons

    they pay scale changes

  8. "District Facilities Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gold's Gym full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fellow employees or team are great

    Cons

    Upper management is to concentrated on the almighty $$$

    Advice to Management

    Think about work / Life balance for the worker


  9. "Personal Trainer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Gold's Gym full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, commissions, helpful management staff

    Cons

    Lack of initial consultations, PT packages don't get much cheaper as client buys more sessions.


  10. "Rough if Upper management is bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA

    I worked at Gold's Gym full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The only pro I experienced was not paying for my membership

    Cons

    Management failed at micromanagement and created a horrendous work environment for most of us. management would not listen to complaints from staff

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your trainers, they can cell themselves better than you can!