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McDonald's Reviews

Updated December 18, 2014
Updated December 18, 2014
3,903 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Free food is probably the best thing about it, but gets sickening after a month (in 298 reviews)

  • Flexible hours and you learn a lot about management that can apple to any career (in 249 reviews)


Cons
  • As you should expect, every crew member was at or very near the minimum wage level (in 183 reviews)

  • It wasn't unusual to work though the shift with only a 15 minute break Rude customers (in 128 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good benifits. Fantastic food program, wonderful enviroment.. Employeestreated well and fair. Wonderful place.

    Cons

    Some employess are treated with special treatement, and not always listened to as a crew. people being promoted get power hungry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think before premote

    Recommends
  2.  

    Great employer

    Former Employee - Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Analyst in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at McDonald's full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Stable company, good perks. Great opportunities.

    Cons

    Controversial, low-growth industry. Sometimes hours are tough.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's

    Pros

    Good money, great opportunities, I love it

    Cons

    sometimes can be long hours and boring

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great job

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  5.  

    Great start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's

    Pros

    Great first place to start no matter what age

    Cons

    Everybody seems to be against you

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Incentives

  6.  

    Hiring process

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's

    Pros

    It was an easy process for me , got the job as soon as I walked in

    Cons

    I applied like 2 months ago, and they still didn't say anything till now

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    My experience

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's

    Pros

    Enjoyed atmosphere, loved my coworkers

    Cons

    Little room for salary growth.

  8.  

    It's alright it has its moments but people can be extremely rude but then there are some really nice people.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's

    Pros

    Experience Friends good times alright

    Cons

    Disrespect only one raise no voice

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Busy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Frackville, PA
    Former Employee - Manager in Frackville, PA

    I worked at McDonald's part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    My first job, I enjoyed the other employees and we were like a family.

    Cons

    Couldn't take classes due to schedule

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's

    Pros

    Training, vacation, holidays , insurance, development team environment clear goals empowerment etc

    Cons

    Hours, mandatory schedule, lack of support, good old boys club

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen more

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    So not worth it

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McDonald's

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, easy promotions, always changing environment

    Cons

    Overtime is virtually non-existent, always drama, promotions aren't worth the one dollar more.

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