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This page includes:

  • Five top tips to understanding your contract
  • Advice on KPIs
  • Employers – looking for a template contract?


Five top tips to understanding your contract  

It doesn’t matter what it’s called – an employment agreement or a contract is a written agreement between you and your employer. It is crucial to have a written document outlining your employment conditions before you start work. If you accept a position that does not include a written agreement, you cannot be sure about your conditions and there is too much room for misunderstanding and potential risks for both you and the employer down the track. We’ve put together 5 key things to understand in your optometry contract. Log in to read more.

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