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McDonald's Reviews

Updated 21 September 2018
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Pros
  • "It was a good first job in customer service and you learn a lot" (in 586 reviews)

  • "You also get to meet new people and learn so many new things that you didn't think that you would" (in 307 reviews)

Cons
  • "rude customers that get mad very easily" (in 713 reviews)

  • "long hours at weekends can be tough" (in 585 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good team, managers are understanding and helpful

    Cons

    could work longer than shift by a large amount at busy times


  2. "Team member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great fun and meet good friends

    Cons

    Hot kitchen gets very stuffy

    Advice to Management

    Sort it out

  3. "good for part time"

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    Former Employee - Recruiter in Birmingham, England
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    nice team to work with

    Cons

    hours could have been better


  4. "yes"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's full-time

    Pros

    fun. busy. good. good pay

    Cons

    busy, no time to breathe, no room


  5. "Busy but fun"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Being part of a hard workin team and making the restaurant a success

    Cons

    Unsociable hours can be a pain


  6. "Cook"

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    Current Employee - Cook in London, England
    Current Employee - Cook in London, England

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

    Pros

    Over time, plenty of extra hours if you want to earn a bit more

    Cons

    Overworked, non-stop on your feet

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Okay"

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    Former Employee - Crew Member in London, England
    Former Employee - Crew Member in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible, Straightforward and Free Employee Meals

    Cons

    Better Training Needed for New Workers

  8. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Creative Director in Pinner, England
    Current Employee - Creative Director in Pinner, England
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at McDonald's full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great to work with my own clients and challenges

    Cons

    None that I can think ofnone


  9. "great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's full-time

    Pros

    very good chips and burgers

    Cons

    could get hot in there


  10. "McDonald's Global"

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    Current Employee - Product Manager in Shoreditch, England
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Shoreditch, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work/life balance
    Great culture and people

    Cons

    Salary low compared to similar roles for other multi-nationals


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