Specsavers Overview

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  • join.specsavers.com
  • Southampton, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1984
  • Company - Private
  • Other Retail Shops
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

CompetitorsBoots Opticians, Vision Express, Optical Express
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Today Specsavers is the world’s largest private optical retailer, with more than 1,500 stores operating in 10 countries, and more than 250 Hearcare and domiciliary partnerships in the UK. Each business is part-owned and managed by its directors and supported by centralised teams ...
Mission: Our Values - Treat people as we would like to be treated ourselves. Passionate about: Our customers - the lifeblood of the business Our people - supporting our staff to be the best they can be Partnership - at the heart of everything we do Communities - giving back to and ...

Specsavers Reviews

3.5
57%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
Approve of CEO
Doug Perkins
Doug Perkins
315 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee, less than 1 year

"Amazing place to work"

20 Jun 2021 - Optical Assistant in Newport, Newport, Wales, Wales
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Friendly staff that were accommodating

Cons

The job is varied and you are always on your feet

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work. Amazing company providing a great service for the community
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Diversity & Inclusion at Specsavers

3.8
(209 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at Specsavers?

...You aren't really dealing with Specsavers, you are dealing with the Directors, and if one of them is either terrible at their job or intent on workplace bullying and harassment tactics, then you're in for a bad time and there is nothing you can do about it...Read More

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Specsavers Interviews

Experience
Positive64%
Negative19%
Neutral17%
Getting an Interview
Applied online65%
In Person16%
Employee Referral5%
Difficulty
2.4
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  1. Licensed Dispensing Optician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Specsavers (United Kingdom)

    Interview

    Poor can never have any guess who knows what to expect from the friendly and knowledgeable staff to be able to customise my favourites folder on the item because it looks I have had Smart Launcher 3 for a long time and I think it's great that the virus did come from
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Company Updates

22 November 2016
Ever wondered what it’s like to work in our IT department and the training we offer? Read our L&D Business Partner Ian's story http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQaVv
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Does Specsavers offer massages?

...Small incentives like free lunch or a bottle of wine...

12 November 2019

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