Specsavers Reviews

Updated Oct 19, 2021

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3.5
57%
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78%
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Specsavers Chairman and Managing Director Doug Perkins
Doug Perkins
355 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great team, great managers a busy but supportive environment(in 30 reviews)

  • "Reliable job, often a good team to work with(in 25 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Minimum wage for the amount of training and knowledge you are expected to gain(in 49 reviews)

  • "Low pay for what can be a very stressful job(in 30 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Oct 19, 2021 - Assistant Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great, amazing, great, great, great

      Cons

      Nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing ,nothing

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      great

      Oct 18, 2021 - Sales Associate in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Amazing and constant growth and enjoyable.

      Cons

      Tiring but worth it, lot of work.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Happy

      Oct 13, 2021 - Optical Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good environment Great training Good working hours

      Cons

      Salary could be abit more than minimum

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Excellent

      Oct 11, 2021 - RRM in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great culture, incredible brand, and career development. By far the best company I have worked for.

      Cons

      No cons that I can think of.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Specsavers

      Oct 11, 2021 - Retail Assistant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You can get train up to many different roles

      Cons

      Knowledge is some what needed

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good company

      Oct 11, 2021 - Optometrist in Birmingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very professional and friendly environment

      Cons

      I don’t think any of these

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great for career progression

      Oct 11, 2021 - Student Dispensing Optician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great for career progression, good teamwork, high volume so good for case records and making day go fast quickly!

      Cons

      Sometimes too much volume which lowers level of customer care, lower wages than competitors

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      A good first job

      Oct 9, 2021 - Optical Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly community feel, somewhere I made close friends. Always learning new skills and new opportunities arising.

      Cons

      Very sales based, everything is about money and how they can make more money which can put pressure on staff to meet goals.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      good

      Oct 8, 2021 - Optical Assistant in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      lots to learn, provide training

      Cons

      minimum wage pay - no bonuses

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good

      Oct 7, 2021 - Optometrist in Cairns
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Best team members, seeing lots of patients and huge exposure

      Cons

      Very busy and hectic at times

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