McDonald's Reviews

Updated September 22, 2014
Updated September 22, 2014
3,402 Reviews
3.1
3,402 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The best thing about working here is literally only the free food you get at break time if that (in 244 reviews)

  • This being the case they have flexible hours and are willing to work around your schedule (in 199 reviews)


Cons
  • As you should expect, every crew member was at or very near the minimum wage level (in 156 reviews)

  • There are very long hours that do seem to get in the way of my social life (in 104 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Nice place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's

    Pros

    Not too hard, they tell you what to do

    Cons

    Smell like grease after work

  2.  

    Understanding, and Amazing

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Shift Manager  in  Corona, CA
    Former Employee - Shift Manager in Corona, CA

    I worked at McDonald's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible, Easy, Easy to manage, POS is User friendly. Allowed me to sing too the cutsomers

    Cons

    Fast-Food, Hours Vary, Customers really lol

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Lots of Potential

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's

    Pros

    Flipping fries may not be glamorous, but you learn lots of skills.

    Cons

    Bad hours, and the coworkers can get on your nerves sometimes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More educational opportunties.

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  5.  

    This company has a great work environment.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier  in  Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The management is great. You get free food and drinks. Working here is great I don't think I will work for another company ever. The employees are friendly.

    Cons

    Hours were assigned inconsderately. My boss would call me any time of the day and say, "You have to work in two hours. Get in here,"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    enjoyable exciting and fun to be around everybody

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    Former Employee - McDonalds Crew Trainer  in  Commerce, CA
    Former Employee - McDonalds Crew Trainer in Commerce, CA

    I worked at McDonald's full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    learn how to move at a quick pace while at the same time taking on other task, dealt with customers and I always had service with a smile

    Cons

    doesn't have benefits and pays minimum but the experience is always fun and you learn something new everyday

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    its always good to hear from the managers how we're doing as employees it's good to have our spirits lifted

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Lovely

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Crew Member  in  Mount Dora, FL
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Mount Dora, FL

    I worked at McDonald's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Extremely helpful/patient trainers and managers.

    Cons

    Not enough hours to work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Good Company

    Former Employee - McDonalds Cashier  in  Scottsdale, AZ
    Former Employee - McDonalds Cashier in Scottsdale, AZ

    I worked at McDonald's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Hourly Wage and transparent management

    Cons

    tough customers
    inflexible hours
    you get sic of the food.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be more flexible!

  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fun, educational, and easy to advance

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Head Drive Thru Cashier  in  Stuart, FL
    Former Employee - Head Drive Thru Cashier in Stuart, FL

    I worked at McDonald's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy job to learn, easy to advance, this company is very flexible with your schedule, Leaders encourage their staff to advance in higher positions when they see you are applying yourself.

    Cons

    Some of the challenges are late or long hours when others do not show up, at times when business is slow your hours per week can be lower than usual.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Easy job for the money

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's

    Pros

    Quick hiring pretty easy going place friendly work environment free lunch got along with everyone for the most part and managers where firm but pretty fair

    Cons

    Low wages difficult to move up didn't like working drive thru it was to fast paced and confusing I also didn't like work with customers cause we got alot of rude ones come in there

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take away the double drive thru its very confusing to both customers and employees

  11.  

    Very good work expericence

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - McDonalds Cashier
    Current Employee - McDonalds Cashier

    I have been working at McDonald's full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work area with chances to move up.

    Cons

    Time and training makes better leadership

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talking to each other more and time training can help a lot.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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