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McDonald's Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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Pros
  • The best part is that i get to meet new people every day, I love meeting new people (in 249 reviews)

  • the best reason is to get free food all the time and there is no much work over there (in 891 reviews)

Cons
  • Rude customers from time to time (in 538 reviews)

  • The only complaint is that they pay minimum wage or slightly more (in 457 reviews)

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  1. "Crew Trainer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Definite room for growth if you work hard, great job to handle during school

    Cons

    Customer service is a lot more difficult than people think!


  2. "Crew member"

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    Current Employee - Crew Member in Edina, MN
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Edina, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hours, Pay if they have overnight

    Cons

    Going franchise making it hard for alot of people

    Advice to Management

    Up the pay since technology is taking over pay humans a living wage since we humans built this world

  3. "Pay was too little"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employees are nice, the environment is good and the food you can make your self is better during your break

    Cons

    The people are rude, managers to help you learn
    Paid every 2 weeks wasn't good and checks couldn't be deposited till 3 , breaks are 30 min

    Advice to Management

    Minimum to 8 at least


  4. "McDonald's employee review sheet"

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    Former Employee - Manager Trainee in Greenfield, IN
    Former Employee - Manager Trainee in Greenfield, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great advancement opportunities within the company

    Cons

    Not a very team oriented work environment

    Advice to Management

    Skills on bringing employees together and working as a team should be improved it's easier to work and more fun when everyone is getting along


  5. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Manager in Nashville, TN

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

    Pros

    Quick to move up in company, meet new people, try new products

    Cons

    Pay, insurance, lots of work if working late night

    Advice to Management

    Be prepared to handle lots of customers and crew that like to argue.


  6. "starting job"

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    Former Employee - Crew Member in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Was able to build customer communication skills.
    They worked with your schedule.

    Cons

    Management had a lot of favoritism, so the workers who weren't on their good side or a favorite within the higher ups would get blamed for most of the mistakes of others.

    Advice to Management

    Be fair to every worker.


  7. "Flexible"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    The hours at this job were very flexible, coworkers were very helpful!

    Cons

    At times I stayed later than expected because someone had called off from work.

    Advice to Management

    More training to help employees correctly perform tasks.

  8. "maintenance"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Columbus, OH
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    free uniforms and free meals.

    Cons

    long hours not many breaks.


  9. "Crew member"

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    Current Employee - Crew Member in Whitesboro, TX
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Whitesboro, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    For me the biggest pro was the help they would offer with collage.

    Cons

    The company wasn't concerned about the well-being of their employees

    Advice to Management

    You need more crewmembers the managers and as a manager you have to take control of your shift or not it feel like you're taking advantage of your power


  10. "tirle for title"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McDonald's full-time

    Pros

    good salary, low working hours, high engangement

    Cons

    bad infrastructure, bad mood, no parking


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