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J D Wetherspoon Shift Manager Reviews

Updated 18 Feb 2020

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3.7
79%
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86%
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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
58 Ratings
  1. "Fantastic"

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    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Southend-on-Sea, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Really supportive company. Pays well. Great work to life balance.

    Cons

    Some late night/early morning finishes and often difficult customers.

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-24
  2. "Plenty of opportunities."

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    Current Employee - Shift Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing opportunities for hard working employees, there is no limit on how far you can go within the company if your willing to put the hours and work in.

    Cons

    Often left feeling like finishing on time or having a break is not acceptable.

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    J D Wetherspoon2020-02-18
  3. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Shift Manager (Grade IV) in Wolverhampton, England

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Really good for progression

    Cons

    Sometimes more about who you know

    J D Wetherspoon2020-02-11
  4. "Excellent Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Weymouth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Rate of pay, bonus scheme, training; virtual, on-hand and classroom based. Work Life Balance, progression, discount

    Cons

    Long hours and unsociable hours

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    J D Wetherspoon2020-02-04
  5. "Good employer, but a lot of bother to deal with."

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    Current Employee - Shift Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and bonus when goals are met.

    Cons

    Have to deal with a lot of verbally and sometimes physically aggressive customers.

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-26
  6. "good"

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    Current Employee - Shift Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    amazing place to work good salary

    Cons

    perfect for young people who want to act chive a good result

    J D Wetherspoon2020-02-08
  7. "Good for experience but sadly not for a family life"

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    Former Employee - Shift Manager in Horsham, England

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Bonus, Shares, Free lunch, Pay increases, Good work friends

    Cons

    Closes, Drunks, shifts always change

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-17
  8. "A great company to work for and to work up the ladder"

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    Current Employee - Shift Manager in East Grinstead, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility with hours, Great benefits, Social side with customers

    Cons

    Do not get paid enough at certain levels for what you are responsibility for and/or have to deal with.

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-10
  9. "All in all a good egg"

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    Current Employee - Shift Manager in York, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Really passionate about people. Very proactive rather than reactive. Loads of company perks.

    Cons

    Long hours and customers can be relentless and rude.

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    J D Wetherspoon2019-12-18
  10. "Jd wetherspoons"

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    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Bognor Regis, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The bonus scheme, pay and 37.5 hour week is fantastic it helps with your day to day life due to varied shift patterns

    Cons

    Late nights and early mornings can be difficult. Waking up at 3:45 am for an open and closing the next day which means not getting out until 2:30 am can be difficult. Managers are expected the world of and aren’t treated as well and associates

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    J D Wetherspoon2019-12-11

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