J D Wetherspoon Bar Staff Reviews

Updated 6 Jul 2020

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3.6
67%
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75%
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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
24 Ratings
  1. "Would recommend to anyone looking for extra cash"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar/Kitchen Staff in Royal Leamington Spa, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very easy going environment. Decent pay for the work. Discount on the menu. Can increase pay and move up if interested in training and qualifications.

    Cons

    Can not think of any

  2. "Okay"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Bar Staff in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice co-workers, can be a fun atmosphere, not overly late shifts

    Cons

    Extremely stressful when busy, part-time staff are not appreciated, constantly called to do extra shifts, crappy customers

  3. "Not bad"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Bar Staff in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working atmosphere and friendly team

    Cons

    Staff are not properly valued

  4. "Floor Staff"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Bar/Floor Staff in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Discount on food and drinks, 50% off on shift and 20% off shift so convenient for nights out

    Cons

    Lots of pressure, poor wage, no guaranteed hours and management are rude

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  5. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Staff in Cardiff, Wales

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

    Pros

    -Good wage -Fun work environment -Flexible around college/university timetables -Bonuses

    Cons

    -Unsociable work hours -Can be extremely busy and short staffed at times

  6. "Good place to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Staff/Hospitality in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun working environment, competitive pay

    Cons

    Never get many tips, but nothing apart from that

  7. "Perfect for uni"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Staff/Hospitality in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible. The team I worked with was very lovely and I really enjoyed it there. Was perfect for me during university.

    Cons

    Late hours and obviously working the weekend and a few nights a week.

  8. "Best job for enhancing social life and skills, really put you in the deep end and allows you to learn lots"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Bar Staff in Braintree, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay for young workers Ability to work around your hours

    Cons

    Very limited career potential No bonuses/or little if any

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  9. "Good for the right person"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Bar Staff 
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Weekly pay, discounted food, shifts are fairly flexible

    Cons

    Not allowed to keep tips Up and down hours

  10. "Good as a student"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Staff in Leicester, England

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

    Pros

    Bonus, decent pay for bar work as well

    Cons

    Late finishes, the kitchen staff had very poor hygiene

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