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Texas State Optical Interview Questions

Updated Dec 10, 2018
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    Optician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lockhart, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Texas State Optical (Lockhart, TX) in August 2012.

    Interview

    Applied to Lockhart location. While the staff was incredibly sweet and lovable I couldn't help but feel frustrated by the employer/owner. Posting for position was found on Craigslist and response to application was very quick. The first interview was a week and a half after initial email response. The first interview offended me in that the owner was unprepared to conduct it; he told us he was running late to take his son to practice and didn't even know why he scheduled interviews thus he was going to do a rushed group interview.
      The second interview was more professional but was also done in group. This one was much better in that we were allowed to express ourselves but were asked the same questions so it was awkward to respond after another person. I inquired about the pay-level and work schedule as I was hoping to find if I could support myself on just this position and my inquiries were repeatedly brushed off.
      The third was an unpaid, working-interview scheduled an additional 3 weeks later whereby I was instructed to ask my own questions and observe only. I attempted to gain as much information from the employees about the business and also learn as much as possible but it was a slow day and without any guidance from the office manager I couldn't help but feel as though my time there was useless. I was told a final decision would be made at the end of the week and I would be contacted (this was a Wednesday). I waited until the following Wednesday with still no contact response so I emailed and phoned. When I called I was greeted by my competitors voice assuring me the position I inquired about had been filled; still I requested the office manager return my call. It wasn't until 2 weeks later that the office manager responded via email to let me know they decided not to hire anyone after all. I felt offended as though all the time I put into interviewing, taking off work and earnestly preparing to take on a position there was moot --as if my time meant nothing. While I can appreciate the hiring process, a business that prides themselves on small-town congeniality could probably do better to convey that towards their potential hires.

    Interview Questions

    • What qualities do you think make a good manager (right after the question was answered by a competitor).   Answer Question

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    Optician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Submit an application online, they'll call you to come in for an interview. Easy interview, bring resume and talk a lot about yourself. It was an easy process, very simple and to the point.

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    interview is easy since job if for entry level position. Talked to the hiring doctor about what was expected and how they wanted to grow their business. Also spoke about my future goals i had in my career and in my personal life.

    Negotiation

    started the next day.


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    Front Desk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in South Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Texas State Optical (South Houston, TX) in February 2012.

    Interview

    Interviewed with the doctor. He was awesome. The now office manager said I got the position because I was pretty. Also she thought I was a threat to the old office manager and could satnd up for her and myself

    Interview Questions


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    Front Office Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Texas State Optical (Austin, TX) in February 2017.

    Interview

    Applied through indeed, recieved a call for an interview, went in the next day was interviewed a couple of weeks later recieved a call and was given an offer


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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Texas State Optical (Houston, TX) in June 2012.

    Interview

    I applied online, and received a phone call requesting an interview. I met with the person on several dinner interviews, and even provided some side work. He made a reasonable offer with a range that would have allowed me to leave my current employer. He later retracted the offer with no explanation.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    The employer did provide reasonable negotiation room; however, he did withdraw the offer a day after making it for unspecified reasons. I declined another offer, so it was not a pleasant experience.


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    Optician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Katy, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Texas State Optical (Katy, TX) in July 2018.

    Interview

    I applied through indeed and received a call back a week later . I called right after I put in my application so maybe that helped me get a interview. My first interview, I interviewed with the General Manager and the Eye Doctor. She told me she liked me :) They told me I should hear back in a week. When I heard back from them the following week it was the District Manager, he wanted to know if I could do a second interview . I went for my second interview that Friday and it was a wonderful experience every one was super nice . He told me that I got the job and he would call me with a offer . Still waiting for his call

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    Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rayford, TX
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Texas State Optical (Rayford, TX).

    Interview

    I applied for the job and received a call within a week. Was invited to do two interviews, one with a manager and the other with doctors. Also a working interview so they can see how you interact with patients and employees.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you had to deal with an upset patient   Answer Question

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