J D Wetherspoon Reviews

Updated 20 Sep 2020

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

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Associate in Newcastle, England

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours with good pay

    Cons

    can have very unsociable hours in the morning or night

  2. COVID-19

    "Good for Students"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Associate in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Good people, easy job, weekly pay

    Cons

    Bad customers General disregard of covid safety measures by customers


  3. "It’s a great part time job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are a variety of benefits and the hours can be flexible

    Cons

    The hours are strenuous and sometimes very high activity

  4. "Terrible Management"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server/Waiter in Norwich, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get a pretty good discount.

    Cons

    Food is terrible and so is management.

  5. "Okay, good community, bad pay and hours"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Staff 
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good community work spirits Cheaper food

    Cons

    Pay Hours with long days and nights No finish time if on a late shift

  6. "Ok place to work"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Bartender in Coventry, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, Frequent weekly pay

    Cons

    Long shift closes, Bad pay

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  7. "Fast paced and friendly staff"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Bar Staff in Guildford, England

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

    Pros

    •Fast paced and never a dull moment •friendly staff members

    Cons

    •lack of communication from higher ups

  8. "Bad Management"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Housekeeper in Kendal, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Part time hours, finish work and then leave midday

    Cons

    No structure, not enough staff, bad management

  9. "It's a job"

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

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

    Pros

    -Fairly flexible hours -Bonuses and holiday pay -Local to where I live

    Cons

    -Terrible management further up the company -Bad ethics within the company -No appreciation for staff -Always looking to make the most profit not customer/staff satisfaction

  10. "it was fine"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Bartender in Leeds, England

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    honestly quite a sound job

    Cons

    there were not really any

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