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3.6
Average Rating
(based on 105 McDonald's Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.5
Growth Opportunities
3.4
People You Work With
4.1
Person You Work For
3.8
Rewards You Receive
3.1
Support You Get
3.7
Way You Work
3.9
Work Setting
3.5
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"All in all, McDonald's was a good place to work. It teaches you patience, structure and hard work."
Posted 8 years ago in Tracy, CA
Crew Trainer
in Northville, MI

"McDonald's provided income while in college."

What do you like about working at McDonald's?

"I liked my coworkers at McDonald's."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be yourself."

What don't you like about working at McDonald's?

"I didn't like the pay scale."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Raise the pay scale."

General Manager
in Chicago, IL

What do you like about working at McDonald's?

"I started working as a crew member and worked my way up to general manager."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Go back to school."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Go back to the old ways 30 years ago."

Operations Supervisor
in Louisville, KY

"Distributuion warehouse - not a good work environment."

What do you like about working at McDonald's?

"At this center, I liked nothing."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"DO NOT interview until management has changed."

What don't you like about working at McDonald's?

"The warehouse manager was a self-serving bigot and racist who treated employees like they were nothing."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Turnover is 140% for a reason. Listen to your employees and get rid of the filth running the center."

Store Manager
in Fellsmere, FL

"Working at McDonald's paid the bills."

What do you like about working at McDonald's?

"It was fun to take it from losing money to being a profitable store in just a few months."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be yourself."

What don't you like about working at McDonald's?

"There was no real advancement there."

Swing Manager
in Lakewood, CO

"Being a manager at McDonald's was a great experience to get early on in life."

Assistant Manager

"McDonald's is a very challenging place to work."

What do you like about working at McDonald's?

"The people who work for me at McDonald's are wonderful."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Please be aware you will be expected to work overnights. Overnights are not as easy as you might think. You also will not have a regular schedule, so you will need to do a huge juggling act for your family and personal life. If you really think about this, and you feel you are up for it, then by all means interview with them, because McDonald's is doing very well."

What don't you like about working at McDonald's?

"It is a 24-hour business and that availability is expected of you. That will kill a personal life of any kind in a heartbeat."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to incorporate a work-life balance."

Strategic Project Consultant

"Great opportunity."

Restaurant Manager
in Rensselaer, IN

"First job, with low-end pay."

What do you like about working at McDonald's?

"I like meeting new people every day at McDonald's."

What don't you like about working at McDonald's?

"I don't like the management and ownership."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest higher pay."

Cashier
in Detroit, MI

"It's so simple a monkey could do it."

What do you like about working at McDonald's?

"I could call off just about any time I wanted."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Allow the employer to see that you can and will work."

What don't you like about working at McDonald's?

"Working at McDonald's was absolutely not getting me anywhere professionally."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Pay people more than minimum wage at least a $1.50 or something. And give people some really good benefits."

Maintenance Technician
in Wayzata, MN

"Always keeps you busy."

What do you like about working at McDonald's?

"I like the personnel at McDonald's."

What don't you like about working at McDonald's?

"I don't like the system."

Shift Manager
in Kenner, LA

"For people starting out young."

Store Manager

What do you like about working at McDonald's?

"I like the people."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared to have no life outside the company."

What don't you like about working at McDonald's?

"I don't like the hours at McDonald's."

Store Manager
in Golden, CO

"I feel McDonald's was a great stepping stone to start my career."

What do you like about working at McDonald's?

"Working at McDonald's is fast-paced, and there is always a new challenge."

What don't you like about working at McDonald's?

"I don't like the different hours and the turnover."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have better pay for store managers."

Lead Technical Analyst
in Oak Brook, IL

"Hamburgers is the primary business; technology is a cost center."

What do you like about working at McDonald's?

"It is business centered."

What don't you like about working at McDonald's?

"It is very cost conscious."

Crew Member
in Buffalo, NY

What do you like about working at McDonald's?

"I made co-worker friends at McDonald's."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Expect to be enticed to go faster."

What don't you like about working at McDonald's?

"I didn't like the tedious repetition, and unrelated to software development."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have fun with the 'managed' and keep giving incentives."

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