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Question 1 of 45

Tell me about yourself.

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I am a 12 year old young girl who's about to be 13 years, that thinks an optometrist is a perfect job.

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15 Optometrist User Answer Examples

  1. 1.

    Tell me about yourself.

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. I am a 12 year old young girl who's about to be 13 years, that thinks an optometrist is a perfect job.
  2. 2.

    How would you define great patient care?

  3. 3.

    What is the difference between a customer and a patient?

  4. 4.

    Describe the most difficult scheduling problem you have faced.

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. When I have after school and soccer practice and also have alot of homework.
  5. 5.

    Why optometry vs. another health field?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Optometry is what I want to be and its good because I wear glasses as well and I would love to learn more about eye vision and so on.
  6. 6.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  7. 7.

    What do you like best about being an Optometrist?

  8. 8.

    Are you equipped to answer difficult questions from patients?

  9. 9.

    Are you able to communicate instructions clearly to a patient?

  10. 10.

    Give two examples of things you've done in previous jobs that demonstrate your willingness to work hard.

  11. 11.

    Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Working as an optometrist.
  12. 12.

    In your opinion, how has optometry improved in the last 20 years?

  13. 13.

    Do you manage your time well?

  14. 14.

    If you had to tell a patient bad news how would you go about it?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. I would first sit them down calmly so they can know somethings bad and tell them whats wrong and cry with them.
  15. 15.

    What is the difference between a customer and a patient?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. A patient is for when their coming to like get checked or something and a customer is when there buying something from a store.
  16. 16.

    How quickly do you make decisions? Give an example.

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Not very quickly I first want to get reasons to whats my decisions my Example is when I want to watch 2 different movies at the same time but I cant decide I pick the one I watched less because if I watched one of those movies 3 times and the other only 2 then im going to pick the one I watched less.
  17. 17.

    What is your greatest strength?

  18. 18.

    What do you think optometry's scope will be in the next 15-20 years?

  19. 19.

    Tell me about your schooling experience.

  20. 20.

    What impact did you have in your last job?

  21. 21.

    What kind have goals have you set for yourself with this occupation?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Never quiting school finish high school get into a college or university and getting into the best job ever optometry.
  22. 22.

    Are you efficient with your time?

  23. 23.

    Do you work well under pressure?

  24. 24.

    Describe any volunteer experience you have had.

  25. 25.

    How do you stay motivated?

  26. 26.

    What makes you passionate about being a Optometrist?

  27. 27.

    How would your former employer describe you?

  28. 28.

    What is an example of an ethical dilemma in optometry?

  29. 29.

    What do you know about our company?

  30. 30.

    If hired, how do you intend on making a difference with our company?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Improving making the company better by caring for the patients.
  31. 31.

    Why should we hire you?

  32. 32.

    Do you have previous experience as an Optometrist?

  33. 33.

    Would you describe yourself as an easygoing person?

  34. 34.

    What do you like least about being an Optometrist?

  35. 35.

    Describe a situation when you were able to strengthen a relationship by communicating effectively. What made your communication effective?

  36. 36.

    What's the most difficult decision you've made in the last two years and how did you come to that decision?

  37. 37.

    Describe how you would handle a situation if you were required to finish multiple tasks by the end of the day, and there was no conceivable way that you could finish them.

  38. 38.

    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  39. 39.

    Describe a time when you have had to make a difficult decision.

  40. 40.

    What is an example of an ethical dilemma in optometry?

  41. 41.

    What are some challenges you were faced with while in school as an undergraduate student?

  42. 42.

    Why did you choose to pursue a career as an Optometrist?

  43. 43.

    How are your decision-making skills?

  44. 44.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  45. 45.

    Why did you choose to apply with us?