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Updated 22 February, 2018
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  • Rude Customers at times but patients is key (in 619 reviews)

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  1. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Red Deer Junction, AB
    Current Employee - Manager in Red Deer Junction, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, great organizational culture

    Cons

    Always on call, hard getting calls at 5am

    Advice to Management

    More holidays off


  2. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's full-time

    Pros

    A lot of employers really like to see McDonalds on a resume because of the extensive training their employees do. Being a manager at McDonalds, I grew more responsible, became less shy and developed strong communication skills.

    Cons

    smelling like french fries after your shift...

    Advice to Management

    I enjoyed my time as a McDonalds employee


  3. "cashier"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    shifts ,student work, work with friends

    Cons

    very busy ,low wage, no benefits

    Advice to Management

    more pay


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  5. ""Better than expected""

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Coworkers were friendly
    Up beat environment
    Busy days make shifts fly by

    Cons

    Some late nights and early mornings

    Advice to Management

    Be as flexible as you can and keep employees happy, experienced employees are extremely valuable here.


  6. "Cashier"

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

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Discount on food, nice co-workers, flexible hours.

    Cons

    Super busy, definitely hectic and you're always on your feet.

    Advice to Management

    Be nicer to the students.


  7. "Team Leader"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Barrie, ON
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Barrie, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule
    Great people
    Communication with managers is easy

    Cons

    Can be fast-paced for long periods of time
    Little freedom


  8. "Lots of hours"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    • Amazing attitudes
    • Support when you need it
    • Lots of hours to work

    Cons

    • minimum wage
    • it’s fast food


  9. "easy job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Easy work, friendly staff too

    Cons

    Bad costumers, gets very busy


  10. "Great Experience Over Here at McDonalds"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours are given to you when requested

    Cons

    Stressful during the peak times


  11. "Great place"

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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

    I loved the staff and managers. I really enjoyed the cyclical dinging sound of the machinery. I felt like a champion 24/7. I highly recommend it.

    Cons

    Minimal negative, I wish I got more free meals.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


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