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The managet in the Largo location....what a nightmare! I loved my job until she transferred from th St Pete office. Terrible in all aspects of optical knowledge and very poor leader. Wasn't able to give 2 weeks notice when I left because of husband's fatal illness. Would like to work as part time receptionist now, but was told I shouldn't have burned my bridges by the manager in Port Richey. I am good at my job and it is so sad that there must not be any exceptions.

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Annually in conjunction with successful performance review.

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I have never had worse employment. The majority of the staff is unprofessional and rude to customers who don't have the money to buy the high dollar lenses and frames as well as toward employees who aren't their favorites or their personal friends. I was not provided with a handbook or any educational/training material for several weeks and was accused of violating policies that were never made available. Rather or not violation occurred, management was not mature enough to speak with me personally about the situation before reporting to corporate AS WELL AS telling all other employees which resulted in an uncomfortable and fearful work environment for myself. My reputation has been marred and my character has been defaced due to inadequate training resulting from incompetent and irresponsible management.
Their selling tactics are horrific, expecting customers to pay high dollar for expensive lenses not covered by insurance and "checking out" professionally when they don't desire said products. They pressure their customers into those products and make them feel as if another option would be completely worthless and inadequate when they are also quality products provided by the company.
Management also has a complete lack of discretion of sensitive information regarding individual employee matters without having the professionalism and decency to privately address issues with employees and sharing with other employees.
I will never set foot in one of their RETAIL establishments again for any reason whatsoever, give a single cent to their greedy pockets, or give one iota of positivity regarding them as a company, business, provider, and most definitely as an employer.

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FT gets medical, dental, 401k and vacations. Part time associates get a couple days off and no insurance. Co-pays and deductables are high. Black outs don't permit time off during spring and fall. Free eye exams and one pair of free glasses each year.

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We are paid biweekly. twice a month.

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Bi-weekly plus commissions and performance bonuses.

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Of course. National Vision had many training opportunities in all aspects of the company.

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$12.50/hr for me. Had to wait a year and a half for a raise that was a joke. Bonus never guarenteed. A few F/T and many P/T associates had a second job. Not a job for a single person or a single mom.

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Some - the Vision Center is inside Walmart, but there are other stores are under the National Vision umbrella.

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Full time but work too much

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