J D Wetherspoon - Good | 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"

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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,

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

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

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    • Culture & Values
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    • 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.


  2. "Not for me"

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    Former Employee - Bar Associate in Chatham, England
    Former Employee - Bar Associate in Chatham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Staff were friendly and welcoming

    Cons

    I applied to be bar staff ergo work on the bar but was also expected to wait tables. Not a strong suit for me and had I known I probably wouldn't have applied for the job.
    I earned 18y/o minimum wage while people older than me got paid for for doing the same job

    Advice to Management

    Change the wage gaps!!

    J D Wetherspoon Response

    14 Nov 2018 – Senior Recruitment Advisor

    Thank you for taking the time to leave some feedback.
    We are sorry you didn't have a great experience. We have recently changed our pay structure so everyone over the age of 18 years are on the... More

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