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McDonald's New York City Reviews

Updated November 4, 2017
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Pros
  • McDonald's is a good first job for young adults (in 489 reviews)

  • The best part is that i get to meet new people every day, I love meeting new people (in 271 reviews)

Cons
  • Rude customers from time to time (in 594 reviews)

  • Long hours; Challenging environment; Large division (in 489 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to Work!"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Cashier in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great pay! At least 15 dollars an hour.

    Cons

    I sure can’t think of any !


  2. "Department Manager"

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    Current Employee - Department Manager in Poughkeepsie, NY
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Poughkeepsie, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McDonald's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great flexibility as I finish school and work life balance

    Cons

    Underpaid for level of responsibility and expectations

    Advice to Management

    Try to give more to your more valuable employees, it will help also attract better quality workers and help build morale

  3. "No growth for anyone looking to advance"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Cashier in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Time goes by fairly quickly on a busy day

    Cons

    no real room for growth, just you standard 40hr a week job.

    Advice to Management

    Clean the bathrooms!


  4. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Cashier in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Access to free food
    - Friends worked there

    Cons

    - Hours
    - Not as much free food as I wanted

    Advice to Management

    - More benefits


  5. "Too Fast Paced"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Opportunity for training new employees

    Cons

    Very difficult to keep up with all the orders

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the voices of the workers


  6. "Mc Donald's"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Cashier in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Can eat whenever you want.

    Cons

    - Can't wash the smell of burgers out of your skin.


  7. "Exactly what you'll expect..."

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    Former Employee - Crew Trainer in Commack, NY
    Former Employee - Crew Trainer in Commack, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule/hours, if you're in high school, you'll work with other high school students which could be fun.

    Cons

    Little pay for hard work, poor management, demanding, little pay raise.

    Advice to Management

    There are very long shifts with only a 30 minute break; try to improve that.

  8. "Restaurant crew"

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    Current Employee - Restaurant Crew in Roosevelt Island, NY
    Current Employee - Restaurant Crew in Roosevelt Island, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Get discounted food and enjoy your working with crew and built new responsibilities

    Cons

    Customers with attitude's. under paid and overworked and not enough workers.

    Advice to Management

    you have to learn to put your business self first above all and Just do what your suppose to do


  9. "Management"

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    Current Employee - Certified Swing Manager in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Certified Swing Manager in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at McDonald's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great way to learn how to delegate, and develop multi tasking skills

    Cons

    The customer complaints can be frustrating at times


  10. "Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Queens Village, NY
    Current Employee - Cashier in Queens Village, NY

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

    Pros

    Taking orders mopping sweeping making food an running the floor

    Cons

    Customer's get upset if food is not on time


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