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Medifast Reviews

Updated October 27, 2017
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Pros
  • There is a good work-life balance here (in 16 reviews)

  • Helping people transform their lives (in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • Rewarding work, but not thanks to upper management (in 21 reviews)

  • Work/life balance is lacking as you work different hours every day and only have Wednesdays and Sundays off (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Marketing"

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

    I worked at Medifast full-time

    Pros

    excellent co-workers, product that helps people, valued opinions on all levels

    Cons

    pay was pretty below industry standard, can be bureaucratic, little room for advancement


  2. "manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Owings Mills, MD
    Former Employee - Manager in Owings Mills, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Medifast full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Exciting company with great co workers.

    Cons

    Change is good but was difficult at times.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to look for ways to understand the needs

  3. "Intern"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Medifast as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Good group of people to work with
    -Flexible work hours for interns
    -Willing to help you learn and grow

    Cons

    -Moving to the city but it's a nice office
    -Relatively lower compensation

    Advice to Management

    -Cover parking for your newer employees


  4. "Worked as an independent health coach through Take Shape for Life."

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    Former Employee - Health Coach At Take Shape for Life in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Health Coach At Take Shape for Life in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Medifast part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Set your own hours.
    Helped people lose weight and feel better.
    If you worked hard could earn a nice income.

    Cons

    Take Shape for Life is a MLM using Medifast products.
    Once you are through your circle of influence hard to get new clients.

    Advice to Management

    They are great.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Weight Loss Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Weight Loss Consultant in Owings Mills, MD
    Current Employee - Weight Loss Consultant in Owings Mills, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers and communication between them, upper management will listen to new ideas.

    Cons

    Hours are more like retail and you only have one Saturday off a month.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Client Service Representative"

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    Current Employee - Client Service Representative in Owings Mills, MD
    Current Employee - Client Service Representative in Owings Mills, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Medifast full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great starting pay...grest benefits...relaced atmosphere...small company

    Cons

    You are also a salesperson so you have to constantly keep that in mind...upselling required had to meet a goal


  7. "Counselor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Medifast part-time

    Pros

    Working with people through their weight loss

    Cons

    Long hours, not many benefits

  8. Helpful (1)

    "loved the coworkers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Awesome team to work with, fun clients

    Cons

    working at a desk job all day


  9. "first time call center rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good training and management in adapting to new enviorment

    Cons

    noting to complain about just need customer service experience


  10. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere to work in and ability to help others, several opportunities for growth, innovative team members and only getting better, experience to work with wide demographic of people, health care benefits, 401K and IRA plans available.

    Cons

    retail hours working some Saturdays, sales driven, turnover rate of employees can be challenging at times, training needs improvement

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be open to the ideas of others and utilize everyone in the company for the growth of the business. Offer more opportunities for employees to grow and network with upper management


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