McDonald's Reviews

Updated July 2, 2015
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Pros
  • easy brainless work - free food (in 298 reviews)

  • Provided flexible hours whilst studying (in 249 reviews)

Cons
  • Time consuming for minimum wage (in 183 reviews)

  • the daily amount of rude customers (in 128 reviews)

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  1. Manager

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    Former Employee - General Manager
    Former Employee - General Manager

    I worked at McDonald's full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great team support. Good people.

    Cons

    Political. Some people step on others to move up.

    Advice to Management

    Kill the ego


  2. It is great!

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    Current Employee - McDonalds Cashier in North Adams, MA
    Current Employee - McDonalds Cashier in North Adams, MA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    You get to eat the during lunch break

    Cons

    You're always sweating back behind the counter

    Advice to Management

    Try and get a job here at McDonalds


  3. Crew Member

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    Former Employee - Tech Assistant/Crew Member in Oak Brook, IL
    Former Employee - Tech Assistant/Crew Member in Oak Brook, IL

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

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Discounts on food, great learning curve in dealing with customers, practice your professionalism with different people with different values.

    Cons

    Not too flexible with times, might have to work overtime, not ideal for working during the late night.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people.


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  5. Shift manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cartersville, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cartersville, GA

    I have been working at McDonald's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The co workers that come in happy and willing to work.

    Cons

    The schedules can be a bit off and have nobody working.


  6. I'm lovin' it

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's full-time

    Pros

    Egg McMuffins, enough said. Discounts on food and emphasis on teamwork.

    Cons

    Strict scheduling, may need to work shifts that are not convenient for your schedule

    Advice to Management

    Don't focus too much on bottom line. Employees need to be treated better.


  7. McDonalds

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    Current Employee - Crew Member in Johnston City, IL
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Johnston City, IL

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Free crew meal for every shift
    Split shift layout
    Friendly management and owners
    Very respectful

    Cons

    Fast paced
    Stressful
    Long standing
    Rude customers
    Long hours in one position


  8. Crew

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Management kept it all together.

    Cons

    Sometimes quality should be put before times.


  9. Director of Operations

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    Current Employee - Operations Director in Oak Brook, IL
    Current Employee - Operations Director in Oak Brook, IL

    I have been working at McDonald's full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits are great at the restaurant manager and staff level
    Training is consistent within the organization
    Opportunity to advance within the organization is strong

    Cons

    Too much volatility within the business recently. The company has lost sight and has failed to meet the basic customers needs.


  10. Fun job

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    Former Employee - Custodian in Millbrook, AL
    Former Employee - Custodian in Millbrook, AL

    I worked at McDonald's

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Met great customers, pay was superb for the job, positive atmosphere, and I was very happy while I was employed

    Cons

    Unless you don't like janitorial duty, no cons!

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  11. Crew

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Not hard work at 4am

    Cons

    Manager if they know your good will .and you do 3 peoples jobs at once.

    Advice to Management

    Don't look down on us if you want to get that 0 cso treat your employees with respect.



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