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J D Wetherspoon Reviews

Updated Dec 9, 2019

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3.5
64%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
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J D Wetherspoon CEO John Hutson
John Hutson
590 Ratings
Pros
  • "Learnt a lot about how a big pub works(in 113 reviews)

  • "It’s good pay, 28 days holiday a year 40 hour per week(in 93 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours/Late shifts - comes with working in a pub(in 177 reviews)

  • "Some management tend to forget that running the pub from the office can create tension with associates(in 174 reviews)

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  1. "A great learning experience."

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    Former Employee - Bar Associate in Halesowen, England
    Recommends

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great to teach you confidence and social skills.

    Cons

    Beer on tap, literally.

    J D Wetherspoon2019-12-08
  2. "Good job"

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    Current Employee - Bar Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great training, experience and people

    Cons

    Busy environment , but keeps you on your feet

    J D Wetherspoon2019-12-08
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Kitchen Assistant 

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    friendly staff Good hours Good holiday system

    Cons

    Stressful Can work alone if hours are tight

    J D Wetherspoon2019-12-06
  4. "Yes jd qwetherspooons wpub frinks cdrunk"

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    Current Employee - Bar Staff in Newmarket, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Employee discount. Very good for alcogol, getting drunk aTER WORK.

    Cons

    Hard work on eight hour shifts.

    J D Wetherspoon2019-12-05
  5. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good management and support for staff

    Cons

    Working hours is insane for me

    J D Wetherspoon2019-11-30
  6. "Team leader of bar staff"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Hounslow, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Well run company with good benefits

    Cons

    working hours include late nights

    J D Wetherspoon2019-11-28
  7. "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible working hours. Good bonus scheme.

    Cons

    Often unsociable hours over weekends.

    J D Wetherspoon2019-11-28
  8. "Great place to work and progress"

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    Current Employee - Bar & Floor Associate in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay Great staff Friendly atmosphere Easy to progress

    Cons

    Awkward shift patterns making it hard to have a work/life balance

    J D Wetherspoon2019-11-27
  9. "Great career progression"

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    Current Employee - Bar Shift Leader in Gorleston-on-Sea, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fast career progression, flexible hours, bonuses

    Cons

    5am starts are never fun

    J D Wetherspoon2019-11-26
  10. "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Kitchen Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Lees hours in winter

    J D Wetherspoon2019-11-25
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