J D Wetherspoon Reviews

Updated 7 Jul 2020

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3.5
67%
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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
683 Ratings
  1. "Good, competitive job."

    3.0
    Current Employee - Kitchen Assistant in Hoddesdon, East of England, England

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Clear path of progression, thorough training, free shares and flexible working hours.

    Cons

    Long shifts and made to complete tasks above pay grade.

  2. "Great!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Treasury Analyst in Watford, East of England, England

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    People in the organisation are wonderful.

    Cons

    None that come to mind.

  3. "Great for students"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Kitchen Staff in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very considering of the students who work for the company; allow university students to transfer between pubs when in term-time/holidays. Also flexible with hours/days available to work.

    Cons

    Can become quite stressful and busy at times, both on bar and in kitchen.

  4. "Great student job"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Kitchen Assistant in Hatfield, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    20% Discount anytime, free drink and meal when working, great team that all help each other and get along well

    Cons

    will have to work weekends and evening shifts

  5. "Liked it"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - BAR in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Fun work environment - fast pace

    Cons

    - late working hours - difficult customers

  6. "Great company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible, Fun, Shift meals, Vareity, Good coworkers, Fast paced

    Cons

    Late finishes, Slow hours, Work weekends

  7. "Ideal for short term .. not sure about long term prospects!"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Bar Associate in Gatwick, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good money, reasonable hours, very consistent and understanding with working times

    Cons

    Some management issues and somewhat unsociable working hours (airport)

  8. "Stable company, rewards hard work ethic"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Inverness, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Career prospects, Good team ethic, fun place to work.

    Cons

    Low pay, no tips, area manager

  9. "Potential"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Bar Shift Leader in Taunton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work under a good pub manager If you can get in the click then promotions will come Free food Good bonus system Good pay

    Cons

    Dont care about employees unless you're in the click Change of policy without telling staff

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  10. "Would recommend to anyone looking for extra cash"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Bar/Kitchen Staff in Royal Leamington Spa, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very easy going environment. Decent pay for the work. Discount on the menu. Can increase pay and move up if interested in training and qualifications.

    Cons

    Can not think of any

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