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J D Wetherspoon Bar Staff Reviews

Updated 19 May 2020

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3.6
68%
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76%
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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
23 Ratings
  1. "Good place to work for"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Staff/Hospitality in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun working environment, competitive pay

    Cons

    Never get many tips, but nothing apart from that

    J D Wetherspoon2020-05-19
  2. "Perfect for uni"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Staff/Hospitality in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible. The team I worked with was very lovely and I really enjoyed it there. Was perfect for me during university.

    Cons

    Late hours and obviously working the weekend and a few nights a week.

    J D Wetherspoon2020-05-17
  3. "Best job for enhancing social life and skills, really put you in the deep end and allows you to learn lots"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Staff in Braintree, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay for young workers Ability to work around your hours

    Cons

    Very limited career potential No bonuses/or little if any

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    J D Wetherspoon2020-05-08
  4. "Good for the right person"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Bar Staff 
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Weekly pay, discounted food, shifts are fairly flexible

    Cons

    Not allowed to keep tips Up and down hours

    J D Wetherspoon2020-04-01
  5. "Good as a student"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Staff in Leicester, England

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

    Pros

    Bonus, decent pay for bar work as well

    Cons

    Late finishes, the kitchen staff had very poor hygiene

    J D Wetherspoon2020-02-26
  6. "Bad place"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Staff in Durham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Free food on 6hr shift

    Cons

    Cleaning toilets when on bar Cut your contract short when something happens it not your fault Promise to take you back on when job comes back on THEY DON'T TAKE STAFF BACK ON

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    J D Wetherspoon2020-02-17
  7. "More waitressing than bar"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Staff in Goole, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible working hours Can be a laugh if co workers are nice enough

    Cons

    Very busy Rude customers Poor training Asked for bar work but waitressed more

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-07
  8. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Bar Staff 

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

    Pros

    They are flexible with working patterns

    Cons

    The rota changed frequently at short notice

    J D Wetherspoon2019-12-23
  9. "Fine"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Staff in Exeter, England
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Best people I ever worked with

    Cons

    Poor pay, managers expected you to have crazy flexibility and commitment without giving the same to staff

    J D Wetherspoon2020-01-02
  10. "Yes jd qwetherspooons wpub frinks cdrunk"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Staff in Newmarket, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee discount. Very good for alcogol, getting drunk aTER WORK.

    Cons

    Hard work on eight hour shifts.

    J D Wetherspoon2019-12-05
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