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McDonald's Reviews

Updated 15 July, 2018
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McDonald's President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook
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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. "Crew Trainer Experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - McDonalds Crew Trainer in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - McDonalds Crew Trainer in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment, excellent flexibility for students working part-time

    Cons

    some bad customers, overall no cons


  2. "Wonderful First Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Easy hours that moved quickly so it felt fast.

    Cons

    Sometimes a bad manager would really affect a shift.

  3. "Not the best..."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Cashier in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Depending on location, good work environment

    Cons

    Hours are hard to get for benefits, managerial staff never impartial


  4. "Cook"

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

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, easy job

    Cons

    An okay first job, too much work for too little pay; some managers were understanding while others were very uptight and strict unnecessarily. Very low quality break area for staff members.


  5. "Cashier"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    -Great teamwork
    -Supportive manager and supervisors
    -Discounts

    Cons

    -Unstable hours
    -Get called for shifts with expectation to take
    -Last minute changes to schedule

    Advice to Management

    -If a schedule is set, it should remain as it is unless the manager directly speaks to the employee to ask if a change is ok


  6. "Crew Trainer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Crew Trainer in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Crew Trainer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible and a lot of hours, very close relationship with coworkers and managers, learn how to multitask and work fast paced. great for a first job

    Cons

    can be very tiring. some managers put a lot of pressure on working faster. a lot of disrespectful customers

    Advice to Management

    be understanding towards the employees, stop acting like they are multitasking robots


  7. "Crew Member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Good team and good benefits

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons

  8. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Really enjoyable environment and friendly

    Cons

    Scheduling was not perfect sometimes


  9. "Great place for progress"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's full-time

    Pros

    Good oppourtitunites to work for

    Cons

    Stress too much of standing


  10. "Crew Member"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good place to work, Good support, GIves you feedback

    Cons

    Long hours of standing, stressful


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