J D Wetherspoon Bar/Floor Associate Reviews

Updated 19 Aug 2020

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78%
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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
19 Ratings
  1. "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

  2. "Never again"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Bar Staff - Floor Waitress in Leeds, England

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Good team and nice people

    Cons

    Terrible salary for working long hours under a bad management


  3. "Floor Staff"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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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  4. "Fine for students"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar/Floor Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Occasionally get bonus pay, potential for career progression

    Cons

    Terrible hours, hard work, customers are all drunks and can be cliquey

  5. "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

  6. "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)

  7. "Good people, Difficult job"

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

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

    Pros

    The people make the place, sometimes get a really good bonus, pay is higher than minimum wage and you meet people from all over working behind a bar

    Cons

    Don't hope to get tipped, the customers are (although mostly lovely) can be rude and insensitive, so many people work there so its difficult for career opportunities

  8. "My Review"

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

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

    Pros

    Decent system for breaks, free meal & drink for a shift 6+ hours, LOVE weekly pay!

    Cons

    A wetherspoon employee's experience depends entirely on who else works at their pub, especially management. Sometimes it's amazing, sometimes you want to rip your own head off.

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  9. "Great place to work and progress"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar & Floor Associate in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay Great staff Friendly atmosphere Easy to progress

    Cons

    Awkward shift patterns making it hard to have a work/life balance

  10. "Enjoyed working here"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar/Floor Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice team, fun job, good discount

    Cons

    No bonuses and not allowed to keep tips

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