J D Wetherspoon Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 18 May 2020

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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
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677 Ratings

Reviews about "long hours"

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  1. "Do not recommend"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Easy to progress in company

    Cons

    Long hours- repetitive and unrewarding work

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-27
  2. "Ok place to work"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Staff 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Have a laugh with staff

    Cons

    Long hours for full time

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-22
  3. "It was alright!"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader 

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of time off if needed Good pay Very social

    Cons

    Understaffed a lot Horrible in the summer Long long hours on finishes

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-18
  4. "Can be a tough job, with not the best of customers but pay for a hospitality job is pretty good"

    3.0
     

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon

    Pros

    The pay is good, can make good friends, not bad social life, lots of funny stories

    Cons

    Long hours, finishing late, usually short staffed and overworked, customers are a mix but in general not great, if you work long enough you will receive at least some verbal abuse and threats

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    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-12
  5. "All in all a good egg"

    5.0
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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
  6. "Great workplace, but depends who you work with"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Kitchen Associate in Reading, England
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good challenge, nice people, decent bonuses when hit

    Cons

    Lazy staff, long hours if not organised

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    J D Wetherspoon2019-12-16
  7. "Good place to start"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Bar Associate in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good monthly and quarterly bonus

    Cons

    Long hours and can be stressful

    J D Wetherspoon2019-12-11
  8. "Good job for Student"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Associate in Saint Albans, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good team, good social job

    Cons

    Long hours, alot of weekends, had chnage of managers quite a bit, some bad some good.

    J D Wetherspoon2019-12-03
  9. "Varies from pub to pub but usually not great"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Bar Associate in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ability to move between pubs Flexible work hours Pub environment can sometimes be enjoyable

    Cons

    Not great pay Long hours - closes at busy pubs are a nightmare Can get very difficult customers Just not that fun to work for - very slow progression if you move pubs

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    J D Wetherspoon2019-11-28
  10. "Good"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Shift Manager 

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

    Pros

    Good wages, friendly staff and team

    Cons

    Stress Due to long hours

    J D Wetherspoon2019-11-25
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