Get that job – how to succeed at interview

Getting a job in eyecare requires strong communication and interpersonal skills. The interview is crucial – a chance to showcase your qualifications and personality. Here are some top tips to help you succeed. Research Before stepping into the interview room, thoroughly research the firm. Understand their values, mission, and recent achievements. This knowledge will not only demonstrate your genuine interest but also allow you to tailor your responses to align with the company's goals. Highlight your competence Be prepared to…

Event: have you thought about running your own business?

Becoming a dispensing optician or optometrist gives you a range of options for your career. Some people may enjoy the clinical side of the role, while others may like to focus on management and retail. If you would like to have control over all aspects of the business, have you thought about running your own optical practice? You can discover more about running a practice at the ABDO Become an Independent Optician twilight session. This event is free of charge…

A day in the life … frame rep Liz

Liz Shepherd is a frame rep for STEPPER EYEWEAR. Read on to discover what a day at work is like and whether this is a career that would suit you.  My typical day ? No day is ever the same as a rep. My area covers the whole of the Midlands and I am never in the same place two days running. One day I could be at an appointment selecting frames and another conducting a training session. As my…