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  1. "good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    bonuses, free shares, free meal on shift

    Cons

    long hours, shift work, no work life balance

    J D Wetherspoon Response

    22 Jan 2019 – Senior Recruitment Advisor

    Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review


  2. "Good progression"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Hours to work around you
    Nice people
    Bonus
    Holiday pay

    Cons

    Long hours with not enough breaks
    I order system

    J D Wetherspoon Response

    22 Jan 2019 – Senior Recruitment Advisor

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are sorry to hear your feel the hours are long with not enough breaks. We would encourage you to speak to your manager about this.

  3. "Bar Staff"

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    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Cardiff, Wales
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good laugh, lots of friendly customers

    Cons

    Long hours and can be tedious

    J D Wetherspoon Response

    18 Dec 2018 – Senior Recruitment Advisor

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Your feedback will be discussed in our weekly meetings.


  4. "Wetherspoons review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Keeps you busy and on your feet

    Cons

    Long hours, little breaks and treated very poorly

    Advice to Management

    Treat workers with integrity

    J D Wetherspoon Response

    11 Dec 2018 – Website Manager

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, your feedback will be discussed in our weekly meetings. We’re sorry to hear that Wetherspoon wasn’t for you.


  5. "Very hard work and long hours"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    weekly pay and good bonuses

    Cons

    very long hours and made to take breaks early in shift

    J D Wetherspoon Response

    28 Nov 2018 – Senior Recruitment Advisor

    Thank you for your feedback


  6. "Challenging work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    challenging, benefits, rewards, nice collegues good career opportunities

    Cons

    stressful, a lot of work and stress, long hours of work

    J D Wetherspoon Response

    23 Oct 2018 – Senior Recruitment Advisor

    Many thanks for your review - the comments will be discussed further within the company.


  7. "bar staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    money off when on and off shift
    make new friends

    Cons

    long hours
    no social life

    J D Wetherspoon Response

    8 Oct 2018 – Recruitment CoOrdinator

    Thank you for your review. All comments will be discussed further in our weekly meetings.

  8. "Good as a stepping stone"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front of House in Ramsgate, England
    Former Employee - Front of House in Ramsgate, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Guaranteed hours, competitive pay, increase in wage after completion of training, staff discount.

    Cons

    Short and unpaid breaks (bar 15 minutes), long hours on feet, working late hours and often later than originally told at interview.


  9. "Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Associate in Newbury, England
    Former Employee - Bar Associate in Newbury, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, great staff, by the book and official

    Cons

    Very meticulous, long hours


  10. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Discount during and whilst not in work

    Cons

    Long Hours during week days