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J D Wetherspoon Overview

Watford, East of England, England
10000+ employees
1979
Company - Public (JDW)
Casual Restaurants
£1 to £2 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors

McDonald's, Pret A Manger, Lidl

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more


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Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#18)

J D Wetherspoon Reviews

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    Current Employee - Bar Associate
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    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great training, experience and people

    Cons

    Busy environment , but keeps you on your feet

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J D Wetherspoon Photos

J D Wetherspoon photo of: Wetherspoon celebrate raising £16 million for nominated charity CLIC Sargent
J D Wetherspoon photo of: A hotel room in our first Dublin hotel, The Old Borough
J D Wetherspoon photo of: The beer garden at The Royal Victoria Pavillion
J D Wetherspoon photo of: A display of more than 9.000 cascading poppies on the front of our pub The Regent, in Kirkby-in-Ashfield
J D Wetherspoon photo of: An aerial view of The Velvet Coaster
J D Wetherspoon photo of: Beer Festival real-ale barrel display at the Potter's Wheel, Swansea
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J D Wetherspoon Interviews

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at J D Wetherspoon (Leeds, England).

    Interview

    Applied online and was working within a week. Really casual and relaxed. One problem i had was having the interview in the middle of the pub but just felt like a normal chat.

    Interview Questions

    • Tull us any experience you have   1 Answer
    • How would you deal with someone complaining their food is cold?   1 Answer
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J D Wetherspoon Awards & Accolades

  • Top Employer 2019, Top Employers Institute, 2019
  • Overall Winner, Loo of the Year Awards, 2018
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