Get the inside buzz from graduates at McDonald's

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 9 ratings in 2016)
"A good place to work with lots of opportunities."
8.1 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.0 / 10
7.6 / 10
8.5 / 10
8.9 / 10
9.1 / 10


  • A culture of teamwork and shared goals.
  • Benefits include discounts from major retailers.
  • Managers are friendly and approachable, and are dedicated to employee development.
  • Career progression is clearly outlined and accessible.


  • Hours can be unsociable and inconsistent.
  • Some IT systems are dated and could benefit from upgrades.
  • There can be a lot of pressure to achieve results.
  • Some felt that they were not sufficiently prepared before taking on some tasks.

What insiders say about...

"There are lots of obstacles to overcome. The most important things they are looking..."

"People seem to get on well with everyone that they work with. Good atmosphere on..."

"The office within the restaurant is small, yet organised and effective for the business...."

"My hours are as I would expect: up to eight hours a day and a variety of shifts giving..."

"Excellent. Better than most competitors."

"Discounts at lots of places. Bonus every three months based on results."

"How would you deal with a difficult customer?"

"McDonald's takes great pride in helping the environment. It consistently takes on..."

"The managers are very focused on training and coaching. Every six months each employee..."

"Incredibly diverse; employs a variety of staff in regards to age, ethnicity, gender..."

"Promotional possibilities are high within the company. There are promotions within..."

"My daily tasks are: running shifts to ensure the best possible outcomes and meeting..."

"Flexibility of work patterns. Support to develop."

"Long, unsociable, and sporadic hours. Rude customers."

"They reuse chip fat to power their delivery fleets."

"A good leader, approachable and hardworking."

"Good graduate scheme."

"I am currently undertaking my NVQ level 3 and as such have work books and assessments..."

"Some more direction for graduates in store. Sometimes it feels like we are expected..."

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