Dianne Pyliotis and David Kim, two early career optometrists, reflect on the lessons they learned in their fledgling years as optometrists.
Looking for part-time work in a practice while you push through your optometry course? There’s more to it than money.
Kyra Stretton and Nuwan DeSilva saved thousands of dollars for their third-year optometry class by placing a bulk order through Optometry Australia’s bookshop.
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A panel of five young optometrists shared their reflections on working life so far with students from the University of Melbourne and Deakin University at a Careers Expo at the 2015 Southern Regional Congress.
When Optometry Australia National President Kate Gifford addressed QUT optometry students at their graduation ceremony on 10 December 2014, she offered advice on what they could do to have a meaningful career. You can read the full transcript of her speech.
After spending four weeks living and working in the country, UNSW optometry student Abdul Hamidi has his heart set on returning to regional Australia as a qualified optometrist.
If you are being paid as a contractor when legally you are an employee, chances are you are getting a raw deal. If in doubt, seek advice.
CEO of Optometry Australia, Genevieve Quilty, often fields questions from students and practising optometrists across the country. She’s developed a list of their frequently asked questions.
Having worked in both multinational and independent settings, Rohan Butterworth says each has its pros and cons.
Throughout your career, you can rely on Optometry Australia to provide you with trusted information, advocacy, professional assistance, networking and educational opportunities.
It pays to always use social media with caution because a potential employer may choose to trawl through your online profiles and not rely just on your CV and references.
Director at Social Media News, David Cowling, gives us his take on social media privacy
When deciding which job to take, there are loads of things to consider so seek assistance and make sure you understand the commitment you are about to make.