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Helpful (2)

"Challenging, satisfying, enjoyable"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Positive Outlook

I have been working at Optical Express full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Great People, Great Product, Great Opportunities

Cons

Structure & Organisation
recognition for doing a good job

Advice to Management

be able to walk the talk.

Other Employee Reviews for Optical Express

  1. Helpful (8)

    "If you are looking for a work life balance, I wouldn't work here."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Optometrist in Saint Albans, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Optometrist in Saint Albans, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    This is a dynamic company, constantly striving to introduce new and innovative refractive solutions.
    The company pays well relative to other optical chains (Boots/D and A; Specsavers)

    Cons

    1) Persistent unpaid overtime due bad management of the clinical diary - this happens in practically every store.
    2) Overbooked optometrist diaries.
    3) Excessive monitoring of your performance
    4) Expectations to deliver high value sales with almost no regard to the patient's wants, needs or expectations.
    5) Profits and sales mean everything to this company, almost nothing else matters.

    Advice to Management

    1) To this day, staff welfare is an unheard of term at Optical Express, you would to well to introduce this concept to the company.
    2) Be prepared to sacrifice a tiny percentage of you short term profits for integrity and honesty with your patients and with your staff: this will enhance your reputation in the Ophthalmic community and amongst potential customers and will improve your growth both in terms of sales volumes/value and in your dismal ability to retain personnel.


  2. "NA"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Make great friends at work

    Cons

    Gotta pay more to your empoyees.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more!

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