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Interviews at Specsavers

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Specsavers.

Interview experience

Based on 1,623 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,645 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 1,431 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Specsavers

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
51%
About a week
28%
About two weeks
12%
About a month
6%
More than one month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
78%
Phone call/screening
20%
Problem solving exercises
10%
Other
9%
Group interview
8%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
2%
Take-home/sample work
1%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Specsavers

  • All about themselves
    Shared on 23 March 2022 - Manager - Croydon, Greater London
  • Decent it wasn’t as hard if you have experience
    Shared on 3 October 2021 - Outbound and Inbound sales - Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Easy, not challenging
    Shared on 24 August 2021 - Optical Assistant - Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Interview questions at Specsavers

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why did I want to work there? When did I give amazing service to a customer?
    Shared on 6 November 2022 - Trainee Optical Assistant - Durham
  • Asked more personal experience
    Shared on 3 December 2021 - Optical assistant - Hereford
  • None just had a general conversation
    Shared on 11 November 2018 - optical assistant - Northamptonshire

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Interview tips at Specsavers

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)47%
  • Formal (business suit)44%
  • They didn’t have a dress code5%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)2%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Specsavers

  • Be yourself they are very kind
    Shared on 11 January 2023 - Optical Assistant - Maidenhead
  • Don’t even consider applying. This is a pattern of behaviour and how they regularly treat employees. Read the reviews.
    Shared on 9 January 2023 - Optical Assistant - Coalville, Leicestershire
  • Be yourself, be enthusiastic and do a bit of research before the interview about the company.
    Shared on 9 November 2021 - Optical Assistant - Wakefield, UK

The first interview at Specsavers

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed37%
  • Other17%
  • Recruiter contacted me11%
  • Walk-In11%
  • Other online job site8%

How candidates received their first interview at Specsavers

  • Applying through agencies
    Shared on 11 January 2023 - Optical Assistant - Islington, Greater London
  • Applying online
    Shared on 9 March 2022 - Optical Assistant - Newton Abbot
  • Advertisement in local newspaper
    Shared on 22 March 2019 - Optical Assistant - Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
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