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Texas State Optical Reviews

Updated February 28, 2018
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  1. "Optometrist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Texas State Optical full-time

    Pros

    Great staff who is very team oriented

    Cons

    Working weekends, very fast paced office


  2. "Tech"

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    Former Employee - Technician in Katy, TX
    Former Employee - Technician in Katy, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at Texas State Optical full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great team to work with!

    Cons

    Learn to multitask bc everybody stays in there area.

  3. "Overall its okay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Texas State Optical part-time

    Pros

    - Fast pace enviroment
    - Easy to learn if you have no experience

    Cons

    - no growth opportunities
    - hardly gives raises


  4. "Optometric Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Texas State Optical part-time

    Pros

    Opportunities to cross train and patient interactions

    Cons

    Understaffed and senior staff is responsible for too much

    Advice to Management

    Cross train newer staff instead of having senior staff take care of everything


  5. "Front desk receptionist"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk Receptionist in Port Arthur, TX
    Former Employee - Front Desk Receptionist in Port Arthur, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Texas State Optical full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The co workers were easy to get along with

    Cons

    No advancement opportunities and low pay

    Advice to Management

    Respect the employees and allow them to ask questions to expand their knowledge


  6. "Optician"

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

    Pros

    -Great doctors that care about patients and staff
    -Great coworkers
    -Office hours
    -Flexible hours
    -Connecting with people
    -Pay
    -Benefits
    -Free or discount eyeglasses for staff

    Cons

    -patients sometimes can be rude and inpatient
    -contacting insurances can sometimes take a long time
    -back to school season can be chaotic

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the amazing work


  7. "Optometrist Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Doctor's Assistant in Cypress, TX
    Former Employee - Doctor's Assistant in Cypress, TX

    I worked at Texas State Optical full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working with technical equipment before the exam is very interesting. Customers and coworkers are great.

    Cons

    Accuracy is a must so you need be a very detailed person and able to handle a very fast-paced business

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Okay company"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk
    Former Employee - Front Desk
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Fun environment, Flexible at times, Very awesome doctors

    Cons

    No company growth, stand still in one particular position


  9. "Optician manager"

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    Former Employee - Optician Management in Humble, TX
    Former Employee - Optician Management in Humble, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Able to help people with the health of their and explaining the benefits of having an annual eye exam.

    Cons

    People not understanding that the health of their eyes can cause life threating situations to their body.

    Advice to Management

    Gain all knowledge and be open minded to new ideas and always allow your co-workers to express their opinion and working together as a team.


  10. "Better off at a private owned location."

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    Current Employee - Student in Katy, TX
    Current Employee - Student in Katy, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Awesome entry job for college student. Great time helping patients.

    Cons

    Upper management micro manages with a disarray of organization.


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