J D Wetherspoon Employee Reviews about "flexible hours"

Updated 28 Jul 2020

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3.5
68%
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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
704 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay Good people Good atmosphere(in 123 reviews)

  • "very caring managers (depends on pub)(in 122 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours on your feet all day(in 202 reviews)

  • "The employee promise is only as good as the pub manager implementing it(in 198 reviews)

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  1. "Team Leader"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corporate Staff - Manager 

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Effective staff training system, Flexible Working hours

    Cons

    Short staffed during busy days

  2. "More than what you expect"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great bonuses, free shares, free food, procedures in place to keep your working life happy

    Cons

    Can be challenging when losing hours and growing sales


  3. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Duty Manager in Huddersfield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    There is flexible hours, Great bonuses, Fast Progression

    Cons

    Unsociable hours Max of 45min breaks

  4. "Great job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Bar Staff and Waitress 

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, lovely management and very flexible hours

    Cons

    Late nights cleaning up after shifts

  5. "Jd wetherspoon"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pub Manager in Buxton, East Midlands, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good pay, progression opportunities

    Cons

    Late nights, the general public

  6. "Pay"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Bar Associate 

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

    Pros

    good pay, good bonuses, shares in the company and flexible hours

    Cons

    people management, late hours and busy shifts

  7. "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.

  8. "A Good Starter Job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    -Flexible Hours -Good Social Life -Free meal on shift -Bonus

    Cons

    -Clique mentality -Have to deal with drunk/ angry customers

  9. COVID-19

    "JD Wetherspoon"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, and decent pay. Especially as a Shift Manager

    Cons

    Staff are worked very hard, but there is recognition from Head Office. Staff mistreated under the Covid 19 period initially. However things were rectified.

  10. "Brilliant staff"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Associate in Coalville, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Lovely staff Flexible hours Overtime

    Cons

    Can be stressful and can put you under pressure

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