McDonald's Shift Manager Interview Questions

Updated Aug 14, 2014
Updated Aug 14, 2014
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Shift Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied in-person. The process took 1 week - interviewed at McDonald's in October 2013.

Interview Details

It was relatively easy, just your basic questions about your experience in management. After that they move on to how well you handle stressful situations, how well you get along with others, and how you prioritize. The process is in two parts first you will speak to the area supervisor. This person is in charge five to six restaurants. Then general manager of the restaurant of your initial assignment. After that you may be assigned to another restaurant or simply left there depending on need.

Interview Questions
  • It is not one I tripped up on, but one that is not always answered correctly. The prospective manger is asked " There is spill on the floor, the ketchup dispenser is empty and you need more happy meal boxes. Which problem do you take care of first"? The correct answer is the spill. Although you may be inclined to provide great customer service and refill the ketchup dispenser, or get the drive-thru line moving by getting more boxes. Your chief responsibilities are customer safety and company liability. That means you not only have to place a wet floor sign on or near the spill, but cleaning it up immediately.   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
Very easy, the general manager decided pay rates and was usually done after the second interview.
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Medina, TN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Medina, TN
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days - interviewed at McDonald's in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    It was quick and pretty painless I went one day for the interview and everything went smoothly, the next day they had me feel out the forms to get started. Everyone was nice and I started my second day, thinking I was just coming to fill out paperwork but they had me sit at the computer to train and then i jumped straight into working

    Interview Questions
    • Not really too difficult of questions but the one that stuck out was What can you contribute to our team?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Would you be willing to join us as we grow?
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Laramie, WY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Laramie, WY
    Application Details

    I applied in-person - interviewed at McDonald's in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    short interview and easy hiring

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    One simple interview

    Interview Questions
    • Only one question asked: "Why do you want to work here?"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at McDonald's.

    Interview Details

    I didnt really get interviewed. I new the store manager so i easily got the job, Just went in and filled out some papers and worked the next day. If you want the job go in a few day after you applied and talk to the store manager

    Accepted Offer
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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at McDonald's in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    The interview was typical. Tell me about yourself. Why should we hire you? What do you want to do in 5 years? Why do you want to work here? what is your biggest achievement? How would you handle conflict with a customer? How do you deal with an angry customer?

    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Tewksbury, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tewksbury, MA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 week - interviewed at McDonald's in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    had 2 interviews with lots of questions

    Interview Questions
    • why do you want to work here when you just graduated college   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Asheville, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Asheville, NC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at McDonald's in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    the hiring process took about 2 weeks. Interview was short and to the point.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  West Covina, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in West Covina, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at McDonald's in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied online in November... Got a call two weeks later. Went in for an interview in December... Very short. Asked questions such as "why mcdonalds?" And "what do you thibk you'll learn from us" she said she'd give me call back. I waited another 2 weeks got caleed and hired. But then sheshe went on vacation so I was left clueless for a while. She finally came back I got to go to orientation in February. It was about an unnecessary 3month process, very unprofessional.

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work for McDonalds?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Shift Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a day - interviewed at McDonald's.

    Interview Details

    Set an appointment for interview, asked a few questions, then start tomorrow

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    minimum wage start as a cashier
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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