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"Worked my way up the ladder"

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - General Manager
Current Employee - General Manager
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

-Franchised restaurant, so it was locally owned and operated.
-Able to work my way up pretty quickly, started when I was 16, was a manager by 18, assistant GM when I was 23, and became GM by 25.
-Owner offers health insurance, free uniforms, disability, 401k with up to 3% match, free meals when working, 4 day work weeks, paid vacation( 3 weeks until 10 years then you receive 4), competitive salary
-family like atmosphere

Cons

-4 day work weeks rarely happen
-working with a franchised owned restaurant means the owner sets the standards, this is mostly a good thing unless some tings asked of you are unattainable or just plain mind-boggling(ie. must have so many people in the store, but I don't want excuses as to why labor can't be made)
-comes with the business but not a whole lot of work-life balance, but it can be managed
-even though my store has consistently low turnover rates, we still go through alot of employees, but that's the nature of a minimum wage job

Advice to Management

There are opportunities for our restaurants to improve profitability that may initially irritate customers, but they will understand and continue to frequent our restaurants

Other Employee Reviews for McDonald's

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Not bad for a first job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - McDonalds Crew in Elk River, MN
    Former Employee - McDonalds Crew in Elk River, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The schedule were flexible, you get a discount on the meals, and it's generally not a demanding job

    Cons

    Salary is the minimum wage, you smell of grease and deal with grease. Working in the kitchen in the summer can become unbearable.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more services to your employers


  2. "McDonald is a very interesting Retail/Sales Enviroment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The customers are delightful food is good and its a happy place to have breakfast lunch and dinner.

    Cons

    Nothing really bad about this job

    Advice to Management

    Stay focus

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