J D Wetherspoon - Good opportunities | Glassdoor.co.uk
Pros
  • "The pay was good and the discount on food was useful whilst working" (in 52 reviews)

  • "Best staff benefits I've ever recieved (50% off food whilst working)" (in 32 reviews)

Cons
  • "Can be long hours above those contracted with no additional pay if in salary" (in 117 reviews)

  • "They reduced the hours in the contract to improve work life balance but in reality you are always there longer than your rotary" (in 36 reviews)

Employee Review

Employee Review

"Good opportunities"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Bar Shift Leader in Manchester, England
Current Employee - Bar Shift Leader in Manchester, England
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Good pay. Good training. Chances for progression. Fun Environment.

Cons

Awkward hours throwing you around from mornings to night. Very inconsistent.

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Good wage and found the managers friendly and approachable

    Cons

    Training for me was subpar. Taught myself by watching,


  2. "People are nice but shifts can be long"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Associate
    Current Employee - Bar Associate
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Weekly pay
    Friendly Staff
    Staff discount on food and drink

    Cons

    Poor training
    Long shifts
    Bad management
    Unexpected hours

    Advice to Management

    Better training should be provided on key as[eats of the job.

    J D Wetherspoon Response

    14 Nov 2018 – Senior Recruitment Advisor

    Thank you for taking the time to leave some feedback. if you feel there are areas you need additional training support we would urge you to get in contact with the training team at head office.

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