How We Select Our Employees.
Stage 1: Resume or CV.
Your professional resume must be submitted directly to NHE or via a major job resume company. A CV may be submitted at anytime.
Stage 2: Preliminary Interview (10-20 minutes).
To be considered for an NHE job position, a candidate most possess at least one of the following attributes:
- A four year or post graduate college degree (e.g. exercise science/physiology; kinesiology; sports medicine)
- Successful fitness accomplishment (e.g. amateur bodybuilder, fitness/endurance competitor; collegiate athlete)
- Successful career accomplishment (e.g. fitness trainer, athletic trainer, nutritional consultant, clinician, tenured professor; professional athlete; published fitness/health author, professional bodybuilder, etc.)
Stage 3: NHE Master Trainer Certification Exam- [MTC Exam] (Allotted 3 hours).
All exams are administered free of charge. Any NHE employee associated with evaluating, processing, developing, managing, proctoring or instructing an NHE certification program, or providing consultation, advice or instruction relating to an NHE certification program, is required to take the NHE Master Trainer Certification Exam. Performing minimally, in accordance to our new hire expertise standards, reassures us, our students and affiliate members that your fitness and health beliefs, comprehension and application practices closely resemble ours. In addition, NHE must be assured that you currently possess an accurate comprehension of fitness, health and nutrition. A maximum of two (2) exam attempts will be considered for employment purposes, if authorized.
Stage 4: NHE Professional Code of Conduct Questionnaire [PCC] (Approximately 90 minutes).
The PCC is another recruitment tool utilized to help NHE ascertain a candidate's level of professionalism. It is a probability analysis focusing exclusively on professional conduct, professional ethics, behaviorism and ambition.
Stage 5: Final Tier Consultation (new hires only)- 2 options available (2 hours).
1) Physical location: Marriott Resort- 50 Enterprise, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656. Saturdays only, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm only.
2) Virtual : For U.S. residents outside the Southern California area or living abroad. All virtual set-up fees are paid by NHE.
Human Resources Department
A resume or CV must contain relevant professional experience or relevant courses of academic study. NHE does not offer 'No Experience Necessary' or 'Entry Level' career opportunities.
An initial assessment of your expertise.
No required fees or travel requirements. For job candidates, employees and independent contractors, the MTC exam is administered online. The MTC version for job candidates contains 230 exercise science and nutrition based questions. All NHE certificates/credentials are also free of charge to job candidates, employees and independent contractors. In an effort to reduce abuse/fraud, exam retakes are now only considered if the initial exam score was 75% or higher. Retakes must be authorized and an official exam retake registration form must be utilized for all exam retake requests.
No required fees or travel requirements. Questionnaire is administered online. 100 questions. Questionnaire and processing are free of charge.
4-A) Recruitment Decision Follow Up:
Job candidates are required to request a recruitment decision no later than one (1) week after receiving the exam processing results from the NHE exam department. Any recruitment decision request falling outside this parameter will be denied, as your HR file would have been closed on the eighth day. Your recruitment decision request must be sent, specifically, to the NHE manager/director/supervisor who originally authorized recruitment component #3 and with whom you are presently working [not the HR department in general].
Component #5 is reserved for HR approved candidates (new hirers).
5) Final Tier Consultation [Difficulty level: 1]
This is the conclusion of the recruitment process. Those advancing to recruitment component #5 are officially NHE new hirers. This recruitment component consists of a person-to-person meeting (90-120 mins) involving new hire procedures, affiliate location approval/allocation, protocols and/or logistical confirmation(s), etc. Video conferencing is available. A verification process of all job viabilities (i.e. work schedule, region/tier allocation, compensation and/or logistical assessment) is also conducted.
RP521) Job candidates who satisfy recruitment components 1-4 automatically advance to recruitment component #5.
NHE Recruitment Process
#1, #2, #3, and #4 are qualification evaluation components. Component #5 is reserved for HR approved candidates.
NHE reserves the right to rescind any job offer type, at anytime, in the event a candidate has raised a professional, ethical or academic cause for concern. At no time is anyone guaranteed employment prior to the receipt of an official NHE job offer letter via U.S.P.S.
Due to an overwhelming interest for WFH fitness/wellness positions, the NHE recruitment process has been standardized. This recruitment process helps ensure only qualified job candidates receive employment consideration. Difficulty level for qualified candidates: 1-10 [Based on a percentile score of all previously considered candidates.]