Boots Opticians Reviews

Updated 12 Jan 2021

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3.2
49%
Recommend to a Friend
42%
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Boots Opticians Managing Director James Arrow  (no image)
James Arrow
21 Ratings
Pros
  • "Staff discount and great access to products(in 21 reviews)

  • "good pay, good maternity leave time(in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Poor management that didn't want to learn(in 9 reviews)

  • "The favourites can also have their mobiles on the shop floor, instead of in their locker(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Customer Asistant"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Boots Opticians part-time

    Pros

    Good people in the company

    Cons

    None that i can think of now

  2. "Amazing!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Clinical Manager in Wimbledon, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boots Opticians full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Busy store, always something to do, lots to learn

    Cons

    rush of customers, not many cons


  3. "Glassdoor really helped me to get my dream job."

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Optical Consultant in Tamworth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boots Opticians full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very nice company to work for. The training and all the staff are very good.

    Cons

    Nothing all is too good.

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  4. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Optical Consultant 

    I worked at Boots Opticians full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great team, interesting work and nice customers

    Cons

    Awful senior leadership, don’t listen to employees

  5. "Excellent working conditions"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Murcia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boots Opticians part-time

    Pros

    Working for a franchise Good salary. Great team working spirit. Opportunity to learn new skills .

    Cons

    Working weekends and covering hours for holidays and sickness

  6. "Boots"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boots Opticians part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Nice staff, 70% off glasses

    Cons

    Over worked underpaid and undervalued

  7. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Assistant in Bromley, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boots Opticians part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Staff are efficient and friendly.

    Cons

    You receive very few breaks.

  8. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Optical Consultant in Sheffield, England

    I worked at Boots Opticians full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great team miss the people

    Cons

    Too mays secrets kept by upper management

  9. "Fab employers"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Trainee Optical Consultant in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boots Opticians full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Support from management Training is great Community spirit Communication from ceo

    Cons

    Time keeping Workload Facial Piercings not often allowed

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Not enough care about staff"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Optometrist in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Boots Opticians full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Longer testing time Provided with good PPE No ghost clinics

    Cons

    Pushing to make sales like other multiples Not about health care anymore

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