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3.4
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J D Wetherspoon CEO John Hutson
John Hutson
472 Ratings
Pros
  • "salary very competitive for the pub trade(in 98 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours and contract set to your needs(in 63 reviews)

Cons
  • "Much busier than your average Pub/Restaurant(in 143 reviews)

  • "Long hours with not enough breaks(in 135 reviews)

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  1. "Bar associate"

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    Current Employee - Bar Associate 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Good for overall development

    Cons

    Easy to get stuck in the job

    J D Wetherspoon2019-05-15
  2. "not the worst, not the best job"

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    Former Employee - Shift Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    good benefits, not a bad job at all for young people wanting to start a career

    Cons

    very hard work. work/life balance isn't the best.

    J D Wetherspoon2019-05-14
  3. "Brilliant company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Durham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Bonuses every month, Free man food, Free shares, great staff, great managers.

    Cons

    Unsociable hours, not great gmh contracts to start out with

    J D Wetherspoon2019-05-13
  4. "Fine job and good team"

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      Former Employee - Bar Worker in Plymouth, England
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Good team work amongst staff members

      Cons

      Not enough staff to work busyhours

      J D Wetherspoon2019-05-09
    • "Generally good"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

      Pros

      Got stock bonus to prevent us wasting. Management were understanding and kind and didn’t let customers abuse us.

      Cons

      Shift patterns were weird, training wasn’t very interesting

      J D Wetherspoon2019-05-09
    • "s"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time

      Pros

      it is very reliable and interesting

      Cons

      lots of people and friends

      J D Wetherspoon2019-05-08
    • "A great student job to have"

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      Former Employee - Bar/Floor Staff in Birmingham, England

      I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      I really enjoyed working behind a bar, full training was given and I liked being thrown in the deep end.

      Cons

      Weekly rota changes made it hard to plan ahead

      Advice to Management

      Have more consistent rotas

      J D Wetherspoon2019-05-07
    • "Kitchen Associate"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time

      Pros

      Monthly Bonus, Quarterly Bonus, Good Teams

      Cons

      Long-ish hours, but very flexible

      J D Wetherspoon2019-05-06
    • "Spoons"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Good pay Part paid break Holiday pay

      Cons

      Late closes Open later on bank hol

      J D Wetherspoon2019-04-29
    • "Friendly Environment but management tend to delegate a lot"

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      Current Employee - Bar Associate in Leicester, England

      I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Fun working environment There are some available bonus such £1 extra for hours after 12

      Cons

      associates tend to get the dirty unwanted jobs

      J D Wetherspoon2019-05-13
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