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McDonald's Reviews

Updated 19 September, 2017
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Pros
  • McDonald's is a good first job for young adults (in 462 reviews)

  • The best part is that i get to meet new people every day, I love meeting new people (in 258 reviews)

Cons
  • Rude customers from time to time (in 558 reviews)

  • The only complaint is that they pay minimum wage or slightly more (in 474 reviews)

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  1. "McDonald's Employee, Bathurst"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Great working environment and experience. People are very friendly and encouraging.

    Cons

    No cons as of now

    Advice to Management

    Pay a little more more for part time workers


  2. "McDonald's"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Free meals and easy work

    Cons

    Can be overwhelming when busy, repetitive


  3. "Flexible"

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    Current Employee - Crew Member in Vernon, BC
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Vernon, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They are flexible to work around the most impossible schedule.

    Cons

    No cons employers are great.

    Advice to Management

    Great Management.


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  5. "Great starter job!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Great training, lots of room for growth, get to meet and work with lots of different people.

    Cons

    The smell of fries really stays with you.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your workers more and treat them with the respect you demand to be treated with.


  6. "Crew Member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Great place to work as a high school student to gain experience

    Cons

    Some managers trying to force shifts on you


  7. "Cook"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Fun, Friends, good learning experience

    Cons

    I really enjoyed my time and there are no cons.


  8. "Sales Associate"

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

    Pros

    Good work experience, good place to meet friends

    Cons

    Very fast environment, Always in a rush

    Advice to Management

    Please be more reasonable and considerate


  9. "Alright for High School Students"

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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Team Lead
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Team Lead
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - McDonald's offers easy simple work for those in highschool
    - Gain extremely useful experience for those looking for a first job

    Cons

    - Not a very organized pay system
    - Management was not very helpful to newcomers (if they were ever there)
    - Training was rushed and hastily completed
    - Very poor leadership structure
    - Strict guidelines across the board

    Advice to Management

    - Take more time to train and manage key members of staff particularly
    - Organize payment system
    - Pay more attention to the crew working on the line


  10. "*sips tea*"

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

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    bi weekly pay
    50% everything on menu

    Cons

    depends who your restaurant manager is and the on site managers. Make it clear that you value your education > income


  11. "President"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Owner in Halifax, NS
    Current Employee - Owner in Halifax, NS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McDonald's (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Self employed. Able to schedule my work time around family and hobbies. Great brand to for for!! Work with wonderful co-workers. Lots of challenges every day. Keeps things interesting!

    Cons

    Lots going on and never a quiet moment. Don't like the number of scammers that lie & cheat hoping to cash in. These people ruin it for those that have legitimate issues

    Advice to Management

    Stay focused


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