Specsavers Reviews

Updated Sep 17, 2021

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3.4
57%
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76%
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Specsavers Chairman and Managing Director Doug Perkins
Doug Perkins
343 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
      Former Employee

      good

      Jun 25, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great place good place yes

      Cons

      none none none none none

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good Bosses

      Sep 1, 2021 - Assistant Manager in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours also get free glasses.

      Cons

      Low pay, no benefits, weekend work

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Lovely place to work

      Aug 18, 2021 - Optical Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people you work with are lovely, the job is dynamic and fast paced, and you get to learn a lot of new things while being there.

      Cons

      Minimum wage with not many benefits, and sometimes the work gets very tiring depending on the day.

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    4. 1.0
      Current Employee

      Overworked and underpaid

      Sep 10, 2021 - Optical Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The friends that you make along the way

      Cons

      Wage Inept management The urge to have people do more work for the same pay No progression

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Friendly work place

      Aug 2, 2021 - Optical Assistant in Sligo
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Co-workers are friendly and it is an enjoyable environment.

      Cons

      Bad management, directors sometimes don't really know how to manage people.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Overall good experience

      Jul 1, 2021 - Retail Assistant in Cork
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people, Good bay & sales bonuses

      Cons

      The job gets boring after a few months, very monotonous

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great people

      Jun 28, 2021 - Lab Technician in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice environment and very good people connections

      Cons

      Nothing that comes to my mind

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Ok pay with ok management

      Jun 21, 2021 - Supervisor in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good team work always done

      Cons

      Long hours, short breaks, poor management

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Ok job, very repetitive

      Jun 19, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Discount on glasses Opportunities for education to move up in the company

      Cons

      Charging people to see :(

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Badly managed

      May 30, 2021 - Optical Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Free glasses/sunglasses (1 pair per year) Discount

      Cons

      Very stressful environment Bad pay for the amount of work you do Badly managed Management play favourites

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