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  1. "Fast paced and hard work"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

      Pros

      Always have something to do. Keeps you fit with all the walking around taking food if you're in a bigger pub

      Cons

      Long hours and late closes can be a drag

      J D Wetherspoon2019-04-18

      J D Wetherspoon Response

      May 20, 2019Senior Recruitment Advisor

      Many thanks for your feedback and hard work.

    1. "Team leader"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at J D Wetherspoon

      Pros

      Struggling to find any pros for this place

      Cons

      Backstabbing environment, based on favourism

      Advice to Management

      Find something better to do with your lives

      J D Wetherspoon2017-06-23

      J D Wetherspoon Response

      July 4, 2017Recruitment CoOrdinator

      We are sorry you had such a negative experience

    2. Helpful (1)

      "Self esteem crushing, life ruining, and overall frustrating"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Cross Trained Bar and Kitchen Associate in St Helens
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      Good employee bonus scheme Flexible shift patterns Good opportunities for career progression if you have the personality of a robot

      Cons

      Unpredictable hours - I and others routinely would go from working 48 hour weeks to 16 hour weeks with no warning of hours being cut Constantly understaffed - the managers were given unrealistic budgets with as many cuts as possible to maximize profit regardless of the expense to its employees Overworked, unhappy employees - Never worked with one single employee who was happy working for this company Incompetent...

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      Advice to Management

      Pay more attention to what your associate staff have to say instead of ignoring constant mistreatment of employees by pub managers

      J D Wetherspoon2013-08-16

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