J D Wetherspoon PLC
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Interviews at J D Wetherspoon PLC

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at J D Wetherspoon PLC.
Interview experience
Based on 700 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 700 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 690 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at J D Wetherspoon PLC

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
56%
About a week
32%
About two weeks
10%
About a month
2%
More than one month
1%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
81%
Phone call/screening
11%
Problem solving exercises
8%
Other
8%
Group interview
8%
Least reported steps
Presentation
3%
They have no interview
2%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at J D Wetherspoon PLC

  • You apply for the job. They email you saying the vacancy has been filled. Then advertise it a week later ?
    Shared on 25 February 2020
  • Once application has been processed you will be emailed asking for an interview, the interview will be arranged and then they will get back to you within a week
    Shared on 25 September 2019 - Shift Leader, J D Wetherspoon - Midlands
  • Informal. Very poor
    Shared on 3 July 2019 - Bar Associate - Ayr, South Ayrshire

Interview questions at J D Wetherspoon PLC

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Previous experience, what did I know about the company.
    Shared on 25 October 2019 - Team Leader - Keswick
  • Name a time when a ciustomer was being rude and what did you do
    Shared on 28 March 2019 - Bar person - London
  • Any experience of bar work?
    Where do you see yourself in (x) years?
    Shared on 6 March 2019 - Team Leader - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Interview tips at J D Wetherspoon PLC
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)49%
  • Formal (business suit)17%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)17%
  • They didn’t have a dress code16%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at J D Wetherspoon PLC
  • Turn around and get out
    Shared on 20 June 2019 - Kitchen Assistant - North Wales
  • Be honest on what hours you can really do so you dont let the team down
    Shared on 13 June 2019 - Kitchen Assistant - Bournemouth, Dorset
The first interview at J D Wetherspoon PLC
How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed53%
  • Employee referral11%
  • Other10%
  • Walk-In8%
  • Other online job site6%
How candidates received their first interview at J D Wetherspoon PLC
  • Applied online, got an email, spoke a few words in the interview and hired me on the spot
    Shared on 1 June 2019 - Kitchen Associate - Ferndown, Dorset
  • Applied on line
    Shared on 27 January 2019 - Cleaner - Whitehaven, Cumbria
  • Applied on line
    Shared on 27 January 2019 - Cleaner - Whitehaven, Cumbria
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