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J D Wetherspoon Interview Questions

Updated 19 Oct 2017
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    Bar Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Liverpool, England
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at J D Wetherspoon (Liverpool, England) in October 2017.

    Interview

    It wasn't really an interview, it was addressed as an informal chat. The pub manager and his Kitchen Manager sat in a small office, reading questions from a sheet of paper.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you tell us what difficulties you would find working at Wetherspoons?   Answer Question

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    Bartender Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Manchester City Centre, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at J D Wetherspoon (Manchester City Centre, England).

    Interview

    Quite long. 30-40 minutes.. make sure you smile at least 3 times (rumour has it they don't employ you if not). Do look for personality but a lot of questions about experience and what you could bring to the company.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you change about wetherspoons pubs?
      Name one time you exceeded a customers expectations.   Answer Question

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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at J D Wetherspoon.

    Interview

    Sit down chat with the area manager and pub manager. I was made to feel very comfortable from the start with which made answering the questions easier. It was standard management questions and easy to answer if you've been in a manager position before.

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    Bar Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at J D Wetherspoon.

    Interview

    Quick, brief and not very in depth, just asked about me and what I think I could bring to the role and why did I want to work for spoons. Obviously can't ask you how well you can pour a pint in an interview, so whole thing is very personality based

    Interview Questions

    • Why do I want to work for Spoons   1 Answer

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    Kitchen Porter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took a week. I interviewed at J D Wetherspoon.

    Interview

    Applied for the position online and the next day got a phone call to arrange an interview. Was interviewed by 2 people in a quiet part of the pub. Over all The manager was very kind.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work here   Answer Question
    • How would you deal with and overcome any challenges you are confronted with while working here?   Answer Question

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    Kitchen Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at J D Wetherspoon.

    Interview

    Was sat down in a room of other people being interviewed, the manager of the pub was sat opposite me and next to him someone writing notes down. Overall, the interview was a bit tense and they were simply reading questions off of their list.

    Interview Questions

    • If a customer says their chips are cold, how should you respond?   1 Answer

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    Bar Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sheffield, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at J D Wetherspoon (Sheffield, England) in September 2017.

    Interview

    Short 20 minute interview, through which there was a series of questions about why I wanted to work for them and my previous employment history. followed by a 2 hour trial shift a few days later, where I was clearing tables and washing glasses, it was basically to see if I was competant at working in the role

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    Bar Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at J D Wetherspoon.

    Interview

    Applied via the website online and I was offered an interview within a few days. I had the interview with the manager and it was relaxed. The manager asked some situational questions as well as general interview questions.

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    Bar Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Easy process, online tests followed by a quick 20 minute interview. Interviewer was overbooked and had two interviewees waiting at another table. Questions were relatively straightforward and I received a response within two days.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you improve the mood of a team who's had a hard day?   Answer Question

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    Bar Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at J D Wetherspoon in August 2017.

    Interview

    The whole interview lasted maybe 15 minutes and took place on the main floor of the pub. The bar associate I spoke to when I arrived was friendly and asked if I'd like anything to drink while I waited for the manager. The manager was also really nice and I never felt uncomfortable.

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