Part of what makes this country great is the American entrepreneurial spirit. Small businesses in the U.S. account for 30-50% of all commercial space. Small businesses are the job generators, economy boosters and an avenue to prosperity and success!
Being a business owner takes tenacity and ingenuity. Not every career allows one to become an independent business owner. Opticianry affords the professional the opportunity to work for themselves.
For those opticians that want to be their own boss, you can:
Let’s revive the independent option! Also, let’s not forget that there are some optical shop owners who have successful businesses in your state, who just may want to retire…and, you may be just the person to take the entrepreneurial leap to buy an existing business and make it all your own!
Comment on this blog post by sharing with our readers some other benefits of being an independent business owner.
You can study opticianry as a healthcare profession at Goodwin College in East Hartford, CT
Having a job that you truly enjoy and don't mind going to, is a blessing. Being an optician is one of those careers...Opticianry offers the balance of customer service, healthcare, fashion, science and hands-on; all wrapped up into one exciting career. Opticians have the unique opportunity to help people look and see their best with either eyeglasses or contact lenses.
I work in both academia (with a team of amazing opticians and staff, building a strong program putting forth equipped, competent and confident future opticians) and in the field practicing opticianry.
We put together a video showcasing the program, sharing some of what we do at Goodwin College. Hope you like it!
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