24 Hour Fitness Honored as One of the “Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers®” for 2012 by G.I. Jobs Magazine
Leading Fitness Club Chain Once Again Recognized as a Company Active in Recruiting and Employing Military Talent
SAN RAMON, CALIF. - Nov. 14, 2011
24 Hour Fitness, the largest privately owned U.S. fitness club chain and a leading health club industry pioneer, received recognition as one of the “Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers” of 2012 by G.I. Jobs magazine for its commitment to recruiting and hiring U.S. servicemen and servicewomen who enter the workforce in the hundreds of thousands each year. The accolade comes on the heels of the fitness leader being named as one of the “Top 20 Military Spouse Friendly Employers®” of 2012 by Military Spouse magazine this past month.
“U.S. service members are a natural fit for our company, which values integrity, accountability and leadership in its team members,” said Carl Liebert III, CEO of 24 Hour Fitness. “Having selflessly served our country, these individuals are committed to making a difference, and they display incredible passion in helping our members improve their lives through health and fitness.”
G.I. Jobs magazine bases its annual rankings of “Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers” on a survey of approximately 5,000 companies, which assesses long-term commitment to hiring former military members, recruiting and hiring efforts and results, policies for Reserve and Guard members called to active duty and the presence of special recruitment military programs.
“This year, the competition was fierce based on the results of our survey and simply appearing on the list is an honor and testament to a company’s military recruiting efforts,” said Rich McCormack, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine. “We applaud 24 Hour Fitness for their long-standing commitment to hiring U.S. servicemen and servicewomen.”
Commitment to Team Members
24 Hour Fitness provides team members with a dynamic, diverse and growth-oriented workplace that offers opportunities for personal and professional development, excellent benefits, and encourages family health and wellness. Many 24 Hour Fitness® team members have built strong careers within the company - some as personal trainers, others as passionate corporate executives and many who started at the front desk of a 24 Hour Fitness club and grew into leadership roles. To learn more about career opportunities and apply for available positions, visit 24hourfitness.com/company/careers.
The complete 2012 Top 100 Military Friendly Employers list is available on the G.I. Jobs website: www.gijobs.com. Profiles of the Top 100 companies will be published in G.I. Jobs magazine’s December 2011 issue, which will hit newsstands around Thanksgiving.
About 24 Hour Fitness
Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness is a leading health club industry pioneer, serving nearly four million members in more than 400 clubs across the U.S. For more than 30 years, the company has been dedicated to helping members change their lives and reach their individual fitness goals. With convenient club locations, personal training services, innovative group exercise classes and a variety of strength, cardio and functional training equipment, 24 Hour Fitness offers fitness solutions for everyone.
Please call 1-800-224-0240 or visit 24hourfitness.com for more information and to find the club nearest you.