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McDonald's Shift Manager Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 18, 2014
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Medina, TN

I applied in-person and 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 Question – 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?

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Laramie, WY

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

Interview Details – short interview and easy hiring

Interview Question – what do you want out of this job   View Answer

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Interview Details – One simple interview

Interview Question – Only one question asked: "Why do you want to work here?"   Answer Question

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Shift Manager

I applied online and 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

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Shift Manager

I applied online and 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?

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Shift Manager
Tewksbury, MA

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

Interview Details – had 2 interviews with lots of questions

Interview Question – why do you want to work here when you just graduated college   View Answer

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Shift Manager
Asheville, NC

I applied online and 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.

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Shift Manager
West Covina, CA

I applied online and 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 Question – Why do you want to work for McDonalds?   View Answer

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Shift Manager

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

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

Interview Question – none   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – minimum wage start as a cashier

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Shift Manager
Beaverdam, OH

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at McDonald's.

Interview Details – Submitted my application, was interviewed immediately. The people conducting the interviews were other shift managers from different stores. I had my resume with me, but was never asked for it. I was only asked if I had ever done fast food before, I was never asked what my food service experience was nor what my previous training was. I was hire on the first interview, but did not meet the store manager until my initial orientation. This store was a new store & had never been opened before. I began with training at another store, prior to starting at the store I interviewed at.

Interview Question – I did not receive a difficult question from the person that interviewed me. I actually had more experience & more knowledge than my interviewer.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Because this was my first experience with Fast Food, I was naive in negotiating a better deal. I would suggest that if you have other food service experience, use it to negotiate the best possible salary & hours for you.

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