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J D Wetherspoon Associate Reviews

Updated 21 May 2020

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3.5
67%
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75%
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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
200 Ratings
  1. "Great if you love working til 4 am"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Associate in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Casual work Ideal for students Social work atmosphere

    Cons

    Drunk women will shout at you Men with thick necks will shout at you

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    J D Wetherspoon2020-02-03
  2. "It’s great"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Associate in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pays well nice people good hours

    Cons

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    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-16
  3. "understaffed"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Kitchen Associate in Lisburn, Northern Ireland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Made time for me to go to school, I had a great team

    Cons

    constantly understaffed, minimum wage, thrown in the deep end with minimal training

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-30
  4. "Good company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Bar Associate 

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Nice environment Good training

    Cons

    Long hours Short breaks Minimum wage

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-14
  5. "Fun job"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Associate 

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Great at university to meet people in same position as you and gives you great experience working in what can at times be a challenging environment.

    Cons

    Pay isn’t the best but is to be expected.

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-12
  6. "Don’t do it"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar and Kitchen Associate in Kirkcaldy, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay Good bonuses Staff discount

    Cons

    Shocking management Understaffed Get shouted at for wanting a break

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    J D Wetherspoon2020-02-15
  7. "Decent"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Kitchen Associate 

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Decent rate of pay, particularly for under 21s Friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    Not as many hours as there could be

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-11
  8. "Brilliant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Associate in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team and management are understanding of individuals circumstances and cater to help where they can

    Cons

    Last minute shift changes or confusion with rotas

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    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-10
  9. "Good management"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Floor Associate in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Rota given two weeks in advance, good management, very nice and chilled environment

    Cons

    Very busy, sometimes need to deal with difficult customers

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-09
  10. "OK"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Kitchen Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fairly flexible working. Pay is quite good compared to work at a similar level

    Cons

    Get the impression the company cares about revenue above all else

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-11
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