Many young jobseekers are struggling to find a job or get into university, and there is a chance that a career can now be made easier than ever in the pub industry. If you are coming up to high school leaving age and are looking for a job then the super pub brand Wetherspoon, who are behind venues such as Lloyds No. 1, may have the answer.
Last year, it was announced that 10,000 jobs would be created by the company as they look to open 250 new pubs. Wetherspoon is offering young people the option of taking on the challenge of working their way up from bar/kitchen staff right up to pub management and beyond. With award winning training along the way, it represents a solid and appealing offer for a career.
Many school leavers will welcome the opportunity of working in the pub industry, which has changed considerably over the decades. In addition to working, you will have an opportunity to gain a recognised qualification in areas such as hospitality at apprenticeship and NVQ level as well as diploma and degree at pub management level.
The benefits offered by the company are competitive too. Job perks for associates include generous holiday allowances, bonuses and free shares after a qualifying period. For managers however you’ll get to enjoy free food whilst working and eligibility to join a healthcare and pension scheme, also after a qualifying period.