The Optometrist’s Guide to Side Hustles

With the increasing burden of massive student debt and low insurance reimbursement rates, many optometrists are searching for income alternatives to make extra money aside from their full-time optometric profession. Many optometrists are looking for ways (either passive or active) to supplement, or even completely replace, their current income by doing a “side hustle”. Click…

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Land the Perfect Optometry Career: Nailing the Job Interview

You’ve made it past the first few rounds of the career search. You’ve explored and applied for an open position, there has been some initial contact between you and the employer, and now you’re due for the actual job interview followed by (hopefully) a contract negotiation.  You’re doing great, but the real fun lies ahead. …

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Crushing Your Job Search Post-COVID-19

To say we are currently living in a stressful time is an understatement. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the globe. While the majority of media coverage has focused on the number of illnesses and tragedies that have occurred (and rightly so) there is another aspect to the current crisis that hasn’t been getting…

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How to Create the Perfect Optometry Resume

First Impressions Matter They can make a world of difference in your interactions with others; they can dictate your perception of people; and they can make-or break career opportunities. Job hunting can be a very stressful time. It can be uncomfortable to interview over the phone. It can be awkward meeting your potential employer for…

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How to Apply for Unemployment (UI) for CA Optometrists (Step by Step Guide)

[Disclaimer] This article was written to the best of our knowledge with the latest news released from the Federal government. Some information may change/modify so we will keep the information updated to the best of our ability On March 26, 2020, To further alleviate the unemployment crisis, the senate approved a $2 Trillion stimulus package which includes an expansion…

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My Office is Closed; I am Out of Work, What Do I Do?

[Disclaimer] This article was written to the best of our knowledge with the latest news released from the Federal government. Some information may change/modify so we will keep the information updated to the best of our ability On March 17, 2020, the CDC and subsequently the AOA has urged all non-essential eye care providers to…

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How does the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” affect me?

In the past week, small businesses across America are feeling the financial impact from coronavirus restrictions that placed millions of people at home – avoiding non-essential activities, even visits to their eye doctors. As optometrists, we are in one of the highest risk categories for transmission and contraction of the virus. We are also responsible…

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