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McDonald's Reviews

Updated May 23, 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 239 reviews)

  • Disocount/(And free food if you sneak it) (in 841 reviews)

Cons
  • Rude customers from time to time (in 516 reviews)

  • The negative stigma against all minimum wage jobs is directed towards McDonald's in particular because they are the largest fast food chain (in 440 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Opportunities to grow"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Area Operations Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Area Operations Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McDonald's full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities are always there to move up in the company
    Management Development program is worth 12 college credits towards a BA
    Great Benefits
    Good company values
    Great food quality

    Cons

    Some times long hours, and working weekends and holidays, but after awhile you get used to have days off in the middle of the week.

    Advice to Management

    Avoid the click mentality include all managers in the out of work activities, or noe at all.


  2. "Shift Supervisor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Grand Rapids, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I'm a very good leader and strong at my position.

    Cons

    Everybody can always learn something new.


  3. "High school student"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Cashier in Cape Coral, FL
    Former Employee - Cashier in Cape Coral, FL

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

    Pros

    Easily promoted as long as you're willing to learn
    Hours were very flexible
    Kind of free meals during shift

    Cons

    Managers don't really like to do their jobs
    My supervisor was a horrible person and corporate did nothing to address employee or customer complaints

    Advice to Management

    Listen to what the employers are having trouble with, be respectful, and be proactive in training


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  5. "Floor Supervisor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH

    I worked at McDonald's part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great customers, great crew, fun place to work, flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for advancement unless you're willing to be available for a schedule that includes any shift 24/7. Low pay.


  6. "Decent Part Time Job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Mount Airy, MD
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Mount Airy, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Extremely flexible scheduling, competitive wages compared to most other jobs, rather relaxed work as long as you keep on top of your orders, most managers are really friendly, there is an included free meal for your break

    Cons

    You're not allowed to sit down on your shift, even when it's not busy and everything is cleaned. You leave work really greasy.


  7. "Employee for a Summer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Venice, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Venice, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at McDonald's part-time

    Pros

    The very few workers that helped out did a good job.

    Cons

    Not many people enjoyed working there besides the managers. The young works did not do much at all besides look at their phone and not pull their own weight.


  8. "Great job with a great franchise company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Certified Shift Manager in Corpus Christi, TX
    Current Employee - Certified Shift Manager in Corpus Christi, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great incentives around the holidays, dedicated to it's employees and promoting growth.

    Cons

    A lot of pressure put on it's managers with difficult to achieve expectations and select stores have very poor general management resulting in low employee morale.


  9. "Good Company for part time work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Middletown, NJ
    Former Employee - Cashier in Middletown, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Liked the people that worked there

    Cons

    no cons for this location

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your workers


  10. "My Review Title"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Mableton, GA
    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Mableton, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun Professional Funny People Exciting Electric

    Cons

    Difficult CUSTOMER SERVICE Humans hours moneys

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees as humans.


  11. "Crew"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mcdonalds Crew Member in Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Mcdonalds Crew Member in Worcester, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Team and Good Salary

    Cons

    Stress and sometime client can be rude

    Advice to Management

    Team member


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