The job is very easy. Company provides a grate training program for new-hires.The main duty is making sales in order to reach company's daily goals. A typical day at work would consist of helping customers, making inventory counts, restocking shelfs with products.
Great Management, If you are passionate about Fitness and Wellness you are going to love this job, a great employ discount is a plus.
Sometimes business is very slow, which gets frustrating
Store Manager (Current Employee) – Dearborn, MI – September 12, 2016
No real career advancement and poor compensation. Constantly training new sales associates. Environment can be good, depending on who you work with. Maybe things will change with the recent new management.
Assistant Manager (Former Employee) – Kennesaw, GA – June 24, 2016
• Recorded and prepared store’s sales report, invoice and audit to be submitted to district supervisor for review and evaluation daily • Trained, developed and assessed performance of sale associates, their product knowledge and operation skills in order to provide outstanding customer service • Acted as a store key holder; responsible for opening and closing shop and safe’s security • Controlled store’s stock and back order; took inventory, made adjustments and ordered missing products
Sales Associate (Former Employee) – Fairfield, CA – May 31, 2016
it was ok experience very low pay and pretty boring job not really much to do not much growth pretty dead end job. i worked there when i was younger and i was into fitness and i thought it was great experience but it got boring after ahwhile.
ASSISTANT MANAGER - SALES ASSOCIATE (Current Employee) – Pittsburgh, PA – May 24, 2016
Throughout my time at Vitamin World I have learned a lot about health and supplementation. There are good programs in place to learn and advance your knowledge. I also currently work under a very knowledgeable manager, in which I have learned a lot from over the past year. I have also significantly improved my communication skills and basic understanding of management. Every day at work I assist various people from all different kinds of backgrounds and have found great pleasure in helping these people. I assist the manager every day in various tasks to help keep track of sales, productivity and conversion numbers, and also send in sales numbers to Vitamin World Accounting.
A typical day at work consists of counting the draw and preparing the store for opening, filling out our monthly sales log, and preparing the daily sales envelope. Once these tasks are completed and the store is open, I assist any customers who visit our store and try to help build them a personal solutions plan to meet their goals. Throughout the day I also respond to emails, clean and re-stock the store, and do inventory checks.
The hardest part of the job is dealing with new decrease in hours and now there is more time of there only being one employee in the store at times. This can make it hard on busier days to greet and help each customer. Easily the most enjoyable part of my job is helping customers on a daily basis and seeing them return with satisfaction.
Fun work environment, helping people
Decreased commission, decreased hours, little room for advancement and pay increase
Retail Sales/Customer Service (Former Employee) – Oak Creek, AZ – May 8, 2016
Informed customers on health related concerns and supplements. Shelf prices were changed every other day (approx. 10 -20 items). From 50 - 80% of shelf prices were changed every two to three weeks. Coupons and sale items changed every two to three weeks which created dissatisfaction and irritation for customers.
Almost one third of customers returned items due to elaborate company return policy.
I truly enjoyed informing customers on their health needs which led to additional sales.
Flexible schedule and easy to move up in the company
Assistant Manager (Current Employee) – Orland Park, IL 60462 – April 23, 2016
The company vitamin world is an easy one to move up in. Withing my first six months I went from a normal salesmen to assistant manager. The schedule is very flexible if an employee goes to school or has a second job.
Fast paced work place, always something new to learn.
Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee) – Glendale, WI – April 7, 2016
When I started there I thought it was a pretty nice job, after some time there I learned other wise. The hours weren't consistent, we didn't get lunch breaks so had to try to eat when it was kind of slow and hoped nobody came in. One day a regional manage came in letting us know how well we were doing, telling us all our numbers were moving up from the disaster previous management left behind. 3 weeks later they come back to let us know that our location was being closed down and the big closing sale started the day after Christmas.