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McDonald's Overview

Chicago, IL (US)
10000+ employees
1955
Company - Public (MCD)
Fast-Food & Quick-Service Restaurants
£5 to £10 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors

Starbucks, Target, Walmart

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year. As the global leader in the food service industry, we have a legacy of innovation and hard work that continues ... Read more

McDonald's Reviews

  • "McDonald’s is a good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Crew Member in Swansea, Wales
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Swansea, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McDonald's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great colleagues
    Managers are nice
    Pay is very good and there are opportunities to increase it with further training
    Job is fairly easy but it can be demanding
    Hours are very flexible

    Cons

    Job can be hard at times
    It gets repetitive
    Customers are horrible

    Advice to Management

    Please learn how to run a shift properly before being promoted to manager and please look after your crew members
    Do not obviously favourite people because it has an effect on others

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McDonald's Photos

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McDonald's Interviews

Experience

Experience
64%
25%
11%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
64%
25%
6%
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    Part Time Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Swansea, Wales
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at McDonald's (Swansea, Wales) in June 2018.

    Interview

    Called in the store for an interview and was asked to dress formally with no jewellery or rings. The interview lasted 30 min and was replied within 24 hours with an offer via email.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do if a customer approaches you unhappy with a meal ?   2 Answers
    • What does respect mean in workplace?   2 Answers
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McDonald's Awards & Accolades

  • 25 Best Multinational Companies to Work For (in Latin America)(#4), Great Place to Work Institute, 2012
  • Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
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