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Life Time Fitness Chairman, President, and CEO Bahram Akradi
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    Great company that gives you TONS of personal fulfillment, but could afford to invest more $$ in employees

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    Former Employee - MSDH
    Former Employee - MSDH

    I worked at Life Time Fitness full-time (more than 8 years)


    STUNNING facilities, wonderful people, great core values, free daily dose of endorphins (people working out all around you, it's just in the air!), easy to transfer departments, or clubs, you get to build great relationships with staff and members, and you get to work out for free at any facility!!! You grow to want to spend more time there because of the people you work with and the positive vibes.


    Vicious cycle: corporate expects rock star candidates, so you hire rock star candidates but can only pay them peanuts, so they leave, and you're left with the people that don't give a care, and you have to start the whole process over again. High turnover was my nightmare as a manager. I had a great GM, Regional and AD who supported MSDH's paying quality people higher wages based on talent and experience, which allowed for a longer term and more fulfilling employment relationship. Attrition shouldn't just fall on the MSDH, the retention bonus structure isn't realistic to achieve, so people start getting 'creative' with numbers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want quality people to stay long term, pay them a realistic wage, including your managers. Invest in them, and they'll invest in you! Stop allowing MEA's to turn and burn, make them more responsible for attrition, don't let it all fall on the MSDH.

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Life Time Fitness Interviews

Updated 20 Oct 2014
Updated 20 Oct 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Kids Activities Team Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Life Time Fitness.

    Interview Details

    It was pretty easy. They asked how you handle kids and customer service. They called me after submitting my application. I went to an interview the following day to meet with the department head. They then had me meet with the Club Manager.

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Headquarters Chanhassen, MN
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1992
Type Company - Public (LTM)
Industry Education
Revenue £500 million to £1 billion (GBP) per year

Life Time Fitness wants to help you keep your New Year's resolutions. The company operates 90 exercise and recreation centers in 20 states, including Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Texas, and Virginia. Life Time Fitness facilities offer swimming pools, basketball and racquet courts, child care centers, spas, dining services, and climbing walls, in addition to some 400 pieces of exercise equipment. Most facilities are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and average about 100,000 sq. ft. in size. They target a membership of about 8,500 to 11,500, and are designed to serve... More

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