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JD Wetherspoon

JD Wetherspoon job reviews

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  • Best thing

    Some friendly staff and regular customers.

    Worst thing

    Pub manager speaks to staff like dirt..very rude..loads of good staff have left

    1.0

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    Getting along with the team at work, benefits, discounts, pay.

    Worst thing

    Hours can be stressful if doing too many hours or less, customers can be a bit too much.

    6.5

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, January 2022

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  • Best thing

    Good pay for age and paid breaks and free food whilst working

    Worst thing

    Staff shortages

    7.8

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    People

    Worst thing

    You get no help during busy periods

    2.2

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    the pay, the other associates

    Worst thing

    dealing with horrible drunk customers that the management will tend to defend to protect face to their boss

    5.2

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    People and staff who work there

    Worst thing

    Very busy

    8.6

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    Costumers

    Worst thing

    When it’s busy and everyone is stressed

    7.0

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    Good trained staff- team leaders and above
    Discounts and benefits on/off shift
    Best for experience
    Good opportunities to progress in promotion

    Worst thing

    Managers often change rotas last minute
    Some managers are stuck up

    6.4

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, January 2022

  • Worst thing

    staff over 18 get very short breaks which is unfair for the amount of they don

    7.6

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    friendly staff, do NOT get shouted at or told off if doing something wrong, free food on breaks, staff offering drinks when you are too busy to get one yourself

    Worst thing

    gets very stressful at busy times of the day

    7.4

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    The people I work with
    Laid back

    8.6

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Colleagues and workplace environment (sometimes)

    Worst thing

    Understaffed often which leads to excess work and stress
    Run out of stock often leading to unhappy customers and complaints

    7.2

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    •friendly staff
    •friendly customers
    •managers treat you like equals

    Worst thing

    •pervy customers
    •not great hygiene from custom

    7.6

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    staff

    Worst thing

    can be chocker at times

    7.0

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Amazing team, fun tasks, never a dull moment

    Worst thing

    rude customers, barely any time off

    6.7

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Have good work relationships with other staff

    Worst thing

    Rude and arrogant customers

    8.2

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Team

    Worst thing

    Customers and company policy

    4.4

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Worst thing

    Working full time as a part time associate

    5.8

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    The role itself, the enjoyment of being able to make drinks and have quite a chill shift

    Worst thing

    Shifts and rota changes an hour or two before the shift, over worked especially if it gets busy, tasked to do everything

    4.2

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Discounts

    Worst thing

    Rota, lack of training , poor management

    3.5

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    I’ve made some of my best mates working at my pub at home and I love seeing mates who come in. The pay is a bonus as well as the fact as I’m not on a salary I get paid weekly

    Worst thing

    Some team leaders and managers are rude and horrible and will stand around doing nothing while you do everything that they’re meant to be doing

    6.0

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Great pay and benefits and an all round good company to work for

    9.5

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Working with your colleagues, mangers listen to your concerns

    6.8

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Good pay

    Worst thing

    Anti social hours

    8.3

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Making cocktails

    Worst thing

    Staff and customers

    5.0

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    The Team

    Worst thing

    Rota only comes out a week before shifts

    5.8

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Great atmosphere and never a dull moment. People are (mostly) friendly and staff are always friendly.

    8.2

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    extra pay after midnight and pain for the first 15 min of your break

    Worst thing

    rotas and when they’re being posted

    6.1

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Staff are all friendly, customers and friendly. Just a great place to work. Things get dealt with quickly

    Worst thing

    Sometimes it gets very very busy and it can be difficult to keep all customers happy with the times they are waiting

    9.5

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Great team
    Safe
    Properly trained
    Great hours
    Good bonuses

    8.4

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    The character growth it provides, enabling you to progress, great benefits and incentives, the team are excellent to work with so tight knit and decent customers most of the time.

    Worst thing

    The struggle to cover shifts I am unable to do, long hours and very active job, understaffed which leads to having to pick up hours.

    8.2

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    The team I work with

    Worst thing

    The management in my pub

    7.4

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Staff are really Supporting

    Worst thing

    Drunk Customers

    10.0

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Co workers
    Decent pay

    Worst thing

    Made to do things that aren’t part of the job
    Unorganised

    6.5

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Getting to know the customers

    Worst thing

    Management and hours

    2.4

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Discount and the employees

    Worst thing

    Drunk people

    8.9

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Other members of staff are great, staff nights out and 20% discount also amazing

    5.8

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Friendly coworkers
    Free food

    Worst thing

    Customers
    Losing hours
    Not enough staff

    7.0

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    The sense of working as a team

    Worst thing

    The customers

    5.5

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    staff perks, pay is over minimum, breaks are good, people are nice

    6.6

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Worst thing

    Angry customers, sexual harrassment, creepy people, not barring people for sexual harrassment (mainly because it was reporting 'too late' [E.g. 2 months after it happened]), management not handling situations well, having to constantly remind management that you asked for holiday, not having enough hours (because it's not busy at the moment and they have to cut hours), sometimes my co-worker can be stressed or negative and it'll bring the whole mood down, customers not moving out of the way, other co-workers not being good at their job so I put more effort in but still get paid the same or less because I'm not 18 (even though I'm doing the same job as them, if not a better job than them).

    8.9

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Worst thing

    Not passing probation for next to no reason

    3.1

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    managers are nice and shifts aren’t exhausting

    Worst thing

    lunch rushes

    7.5

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Great staff members
    A lot of support
    Good pay
    You get your own tip jar, there is no sharing tips

    Worst thing

    Late hours

    8.3

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Friendships in the team
    Opportunities to progress even though it’s hard to progress due to competition
    Discounts

    Worst thing

    Hours get cut without proper notice (sometimes less than 30 mins)
    Hard to actually get your GMH

    6.3

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Friendly team, good benefits and good rota flexibility

    Worst thing

    Stressful sometimes, have to work Christmas period

    6.6

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Other staff are generally good. Good staff perks. Free Meals on shift

    Worst thing

    Sexual Harassment and Voilence from customers. Under staffed. Managers don’t take into consideration availability which was discussed when starting work.

    5.2

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Free food on 6 hour shifts
    Really friendly environment (For staff)
    No to difficult as a job

    Worst thing

    Always short staffed
    Work life balance (night shifts)
    Rude customers

    3.8

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Other staff are great

    Worst thing

    management don’t care about mental state of staff

    5.5

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    amazing management

    Worst thing

    getting harassed by customers

    8.6

    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021