J D Wetherspoon Reviews

Updated 20 Sep 2020

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3.5
67%
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71%
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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
730 Ratings
  1. "good fun"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Associate in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    paid weekly, very supportive staff

    Cons

    not regular shifts, stressful environment

  2. "easy job"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cameriere in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    good pay, flexible hours, good management

    Cons

    -dealing with drunk people -hard physical work


  3. "Good first job"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Team Leader 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Competitive pay compared to other chain pubs.

    Cons

    Long hours and can be stressful. No work/life balance if you’re doing full time hours.

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  4. "Works well"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Bar Associate 

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    -shift flexibility - can transfer while at uni - regular work - like the staff

    Cons

    - management varies hugely - rotas aren't published very far in advance

  5. "Great Team"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Staff in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A great team and efficient service.

    Cons

    Sometimes not anticipating large local events

  6. "Good challenge"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Corby, Northamptonshire, East Midlands, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Lots of responsibility Versatile job

    Cons

    No set shift pattern Can sometimes work over contracted hours Dont always get entitled break

  7. "Surprisingly good and supportive"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Great support from company and managers Guaranteed hours Good benefits

    Cons

    Abuse from customers Negative reputation due to outspoken CEO

  8. "JD Wetherspoons"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bartender in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good team, great training offered

    Cons

    Long hours, hard work, small pay

  9. "Not the best"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Assistant in Camden Town, England

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

    Pros

    Good Staff & Discount On Food

    Cons

    Late Hours, Rude Management , Inconsistent Shifts.

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  10. "Good"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Bar Associate 

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Flexible and good for students

    Cons

    Poor pay for under 18s

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