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Pearle Vision Reviews

Updated November 14, 2017
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  • No benefits, no paid holidays or vacation (in 7 reviews)

  • Low pay, Luxottica products only (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Eye Care Physician for the location"

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    Former Contractor - Optometrist in Edison, NJ
    Former Contractor - Optometrist in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pearle Vision as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay was well, plenty of techs to work-up patients and help chart. Equipped with speciality scans and test to perform full medical scope.

    Cons

    The hours and some Saturdays

    Advice to Management

    Consider keeping extra doctors on staff for emergency fill-ins


  2. "Too obsessed with cutting hours"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Portage, MI
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Portage, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pearle Vision full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free pair of glasses every year
    Fun contests to win more free glasses/sunglasses
    Decent commission

    Cons

    Always pressure from the top to cut hours
    Product is very expensive
    Computer system was repetitive and made process longer than necessary

    Advice to Management

    Simplify the checkout process. We shouldn't have to type in someone's address, name and phone number etc more than once. Just make the system smart enough to carry it over.

  3. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Pearle Vision full-time

    Pros

    -Flexible schedule
    -Owner is a kind

    Cons

    -toxic environment
    -low pay
    -long hours
    -no benefits
    -employees are untrained as managers have no authority

    Advice to Management

    Allow for managers to set more rules that will keep employees from doing anything they want


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Optometric Tech"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pearle Vision full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    the pay was good per hour. enjoyed the patients

    Cons

    no set rules for the office. manager showed favoritism to a few employees that did not work as hard as others. was promised we would be able to rotate Saturdays off in interview, That never happened.

    Advice to Management

    take management training courses and stop trying to be everyone's friend.


  5. "Not a Bad Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Can make good money if you're a good seller.

    Cons

    Every change corporate initiates results in more unnecessary and time-consuming work for very little positive results.

    Advice to Management

    Advice to Corporate: respect and build up employees rather than taking away perks


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Definitely too much corporate oversight"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Portage, MI
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Portage, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Pearle Vision full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -The people you work with
    -The perk of one free pair of glasses a year
    -The perks of winning glasses through contests
    -Decent commission if your store does well
    -Employee discounts
    -Health benefits

    Cons

    -Always trying to cut hours but increase sales
    -Corporate tries to micro manage
    -Computer systems are in-efficient and it takes forever to input a patients information
    -Slow turn around times for lenses which makes customers less than impressed with employees


  7. "Optician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pearle Vision full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to service all patients with customized service, no corporate politics. Team work is essential.

    Cons

    No benefits, hard to get doctors to be part of the team, they are their own independent operation.

    Advice to Management

    Please listen and give constructive criticism along with reviews. Have quartly meetings to go over the new and old policies and programs.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Management needs a lot of improvement"

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    Former Employee - Licensed Optician
    Former Employee - Licensed Optician
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Pearle Vision full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Not much Pros at this location. Upper management was horrible.

    Cons

    Unethical management. No growth, fed lies.

    Advice to Management

    Get to really


  9. "Optician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pearle Vision part-time

    Pros

    Coworker's are fun and laid back

    Cons

    High stress, demanding, no room for growth


  10. "Optician Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cottontown, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cottontown, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pearle Vision (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work, friendly staff, very upbeat.

    Cons

    Didn't have a lab so we slower in making glasses than other stores.

    Advice to Management

    Buy the tools needed to catch up with competition vs sending everything off to a lab in Dallas.


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