J D Wetherspoon Overview

  • www.jdwetherspooncareers.co.uk
  • Watford, United Kingdom
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1979
  • Company - Public (JDW)
  • Casual Restaurant
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

CompetitorsMcDonald's, Pret A Manger, Lidl
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JD Wetherspoon is a leading pub operator in the UK and Ireland. Founder Chairman, Tim Martin opened the very first ‘Wetherspoon’, in Muswell Hill, north London, back in 1979. Today, Tim and the company run over 850 pubs and hotels, spread right across the UK and Ireland. ...
Mission: The company seeks to develop staff through effective and award-winning training and development, through a positive working environment and, of course, by means of a decent pay packet. Every year, thousands of staff complete one or more training courses, not only preparing ...

J D Wetherspoon Reviews

3.6
66%
Recommend to a Friend
70%
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John Hutson
John Hutson
1,040 Ratings
4.0
Current Employee

"good to work"

Feb 3, 2020 - Anonymous Employee

Pros

salary which is good here

Cons

work life balance which is not good
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Diversity & Inclusion at J D Wetherspoon

3.8
(670 reviews)

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J D Wetherspoon Interviews

Experience
Positive71%
Negative11%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online87%
In Person8%
Employee Referral2%
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  1. Bar Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 week. I interviewed at J D Wetherspoon (Manchester, England, England) in Sep 2021

    Interview

    The interview was smooth, asked for their manager, was offered coffee/tea, got my passport checked, then the general questions like any unspent criminal convictions, what I know about the company etc.
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Company Updates

August 23, 2016
Did you know that if your 17 and in full time education you can work in one of our pubs part time? There is also great opportunity to transfer around our UK pubs if you decide to go to University. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIO0L. Visit our career page....
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The end of part-time jobs is nigh, think tank warns
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August 17, 2016
Hear from Tom Sexton at the Kings Tun in Kingston on how to grab yourself a job in one of our pubs..... http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIhbH
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Beers, cheers and top careers... here's how to get yourself a job in the pub trade
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J D Wetherspoon Awards & Accolades

  • Top Employer 2019Top Employers Institute2019
  • Overall WinnerLoo of the Year Awards2018

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Does J D Wetherspoon offer massages?

...Good pay and good benefits like free meals and 20% staff discount...

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