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"great place for a college student to work"

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Former Employee - Optical Professional in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Optical Professional in San Jose, CA
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Pros

one of the reasons to work for pearle vision was their pay and benefits structure. i paid for college while working there. on top of a competitive hourly rate for sales associates, you get commission on things you sell. most everyone who comes in for an eye exam will end up buying glasses, so most of the work is already done for you.

Cons

one of the downsides of working for Pearle Vision now is lots of changes with it being bought by cole managed vision, who also owns lens crafters. all of its promotions are the same, except lens crafters are known to deliver within an hour...a competative advantage of Pearle Vision.

Advice to Management

senior management needs to do more company events where stores in the same area can meet and greet each other since sometimes they reach out for help from store to store.

Other Employee Reviews for Pearle Vision

  1. "Student optician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Loved the experience this job provided and the staff that worked there. Relatively low stress work environment.

    Cons

    The compensation was not the best and the commission was getting even lower than before.

    Advice to Management

    Wish they can re-evaluation​ the compensation structure and give people more stability in their work.


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    "An OK place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Corporate so everything is laid out as far as how they want you to do your job.

    Cons

    Managers don't appreciate staff until they are gone.
    Not really any chance for a raise aside from the $0.11 yearly cost of living raise.
    Only a couple options for lenses, can't really use your skill as an optician.
    They REALLY push the poly lenses because they are cheap to make, but they are really not the best option for most people.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to reward your staff for a job well done, keep an eye on the lazy ones who have been around too long.

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