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McDonald's Reviews

Updated 23 November, 2017
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Pros
  • McDonald's is a good first job for young adults (in 489 reviews)

  • The best part is that i get to meet new people every day, I love meeting new people (in 271 reviews)

Cons
  • Rude customers from time to time (in 594 reviews)

  • Long hours; Challenging environment; Large division (in 489 reviews)

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  1. "Good Time"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Experience is valuable and I got free food

    Cons

    Minimum wage but like what can you do, I was a cashier


  2. "pretty good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    get along with other staff

    Cons

    customers can be hard to deal with


  3. "High School"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    You get valuable experience dealing with fast-paced environments

    Cons

    It is repetitive and menial


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  5. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Positive attitude, clean work environment.

    Cons

    Lack of coworker group cohesion.


  6. "Solid company"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Cashier in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Working with other young people, relaxed job, but also learn to interact with customers.

    Cons

    Not much room for improvement, not a life long career.


  7. "Overall one of my favorite first jobs"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, BC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, BC
    Recommends

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    Perfect job for a high school student, flexible, fun, supportive, met tons of other students, good discounts

    Cons

    Minimum wage, quite demanding during rush hours


  8. "Mcdonalds"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Waterdown, ON
    Current Employee - Cashier in Waterdown, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Half off food
    Always busy

    Cons

    Bad management
    Low pay
    Limited breaks


  9. "I am pretty good at working as a team and letting my team know that I want them to be better when working as a team."

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    Former Employee - Part Time Cashier in Ottawa, ON
    Former Employee - Part Time Cashier in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The reason I want to work is to help my family income and pay taxes so they can’t get tired

    Cons

    The payment value is not good even if you work so hard but also the hours for work it takes time for a person to make it at the place

    Advice to Management

    They should encourage the workers to do their best


  10. "Good first work experience."

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Richmond, BC
    Former Employee - Cashier in Richmond, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Variety of things to learn in a team environment. Good choice for a first job.

    Cons

    New employees have to sweep and clean the restaurant and washrooms.

    Advice to Management

    I think a janitor would be more effective for that kind of work.


  11. "cook"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    gives you room to grow

    Cons

    unique experience in the food service industry
    can get very chaotic at times


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