J D Wetherspoon Associate Reviews

Updated 3 Jun 2020

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3.5
67%
Recommend to a Friend
75%
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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
200 Ratings
  1. "It is what it is"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Associate in London, England

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, Young staff, Weekly pay

    Cons

    Physical job, Shift work meaning late nights/early starts

    J D Wetherspoon2020-04-21
  2. "Good job whilst at University"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Fun working environment -Good online training for employees -Good benefits/perks -Good promote from within culture

    Cons

    -Customers -No music Online training only focused on Wetherspoons

    J D Wetherspoon2020-04-21
  3. "Decent place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Kitchen Associate in Guisborough, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay per hour People you work with Bonus amounts Flexibility of shifts Management Etc.

    Cons

    Late nights Early mornings Shift patterns

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    J D Wetherspoon2020-04-16
  4. "Good place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Kitchen Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    The staff is very friendly.

    Cons

    The consistency of staff isnt great

    J D Wetherspoon2020-04-26
  5. "poor management"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good colleagues which made the long hours bearable

    Cons

    management was not well-run, should be reassessed

    J D Wetherspoon2020-04-13
  6. "Job at spoons"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Meet lots of people Good training courses

    Cons

    Late nights and early mornings

    J D Wetherspoon2020-03-23
  7. "It's fine"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Bar/Floor Associate 

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Good coworkers and half price food

    Cons

    Not much support or benefits for entry level positions

    J D Wetherspoon2020-04-07
  8. "Not bad for a part time student job"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Bar/Floor Associate in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fair management and decent employee benefits

    Cons

    Unsociable hours and travelling home after finishing work in the early hours

    J D Wetherspoon2020-03-21
  9. "Great atmosphere"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Bar Associate 
    Recommends

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Fantastic coworkers, competitive salary, great training scheme

    Cons

    Unsociable hours of work, hard shifts

    J D Wetherspoon2020-03-18
  10. "Decent part time work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar/Floor Associate in Saint Helens, North West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good co-workers Usually lively atmosphere Standard Wage

    Cons

    Quality of work heavily dependent on location. Poor decisions from ownership and higher level managment (i.e. area management)

    J D Wetherspoon2020-03-30
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