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McDonald's Reviews

Updated 18 July 2018
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  • "Rude Customers at times but patients is key" (in 680 reviews)

  • "long hours at weekends can be tough" (in 562 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent flexible work"

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    Former Employee - Crew Member
    Former Employee - Crew Member
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work.
    Well paid for what your doing.

    Cons

    Environment could be cleaner.
    Very repetitive.


  2. "Crew member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's full-time

    Pros

    Can learn more on fast working

    Cons

    nothing to say as cons

  3. "Mcdonalds"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good and friendly working environment there.

    Cons

    Low paid salaries
    Potential of serving rude customers


  4. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Career Progression
    Benefits
    Pay was great if you worked enough

    Cons

    The staff employed are rude to one another
    can be cliquey

    Advice to Management

    hire nicer people


  5. "crew member"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    quick money and very easy

    Cons

    wasnt any cons to be honest


  6. "Good job!"

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    Former Employee - Crew Member in Manchester, England
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly co workers
    Flexible hours
    Chances to be promoted
    Staff discount

    Cons

    Very long shifts with short lunch breaks


  7. "Not a good overall experience."

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    Former Employee - Crew Member in Manchester City Centre, England
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Manchester City Centre, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working at Mcdonald's the hours are good, and quite flexible.

    Cons

    There was a lot of negativity between staff because of how harsh some management was.

    Advice to Management

    Be kinder.

  8. "Not Bad"

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    Former Employee - Crew Trainer in Lincoln, England
    Former Employee - Crew Trainer in Lincoln, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great flexibility, good benefits and working conditions.

    Cons

    Often conflicts and a lot of variation in shift expectations through different management.

    Advice to Management

    Regulation that all managers adhere to a similar standard, not have good and bad managers.


  9. "Good for first job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    good for quick money and pretty easy to get into

    Cons

    always busy which can be stressful

    Advice to Management

    a bit more training


  10. "A decent place to work over summer"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Assistant in Swansea, Wales
    Former Employee - Customer Service Assistant in Swansea, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nightshift payed well enough.
    Employee discount was useful for breakfast after shifts.

    Cons

    Once students come back to University, I would advise switching to day shifts or another job.

    Advice to Management

    Don't just peg new employees to the student night shifts


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