Get the inside buzz from graduates at McDonald's

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 9 ratings in 2016)
"Structured, honest, dedicated."
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...

"Be yourself! If you really want it, this will come across positively."

"There is good teamwork and cooperation. Generally there is high employee morale,..."

"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..."

"The pay is decent and there are store performance based bonuses each quarter for..."

"Free meals and employee discounts for a variety of different stores not linked to..."

"Why do you want to work for a company that sells burgers? Have you seen anything..."

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

"Very supportive and friendly."

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

"Clearly defined progression within the company. Anyone can make it to the top."

"On a daily basis I run shifts, manage a team of crew and shift managers, find opportunities..."

"The flexibility with the hours and shift patterns."

"Long hours. Can be many days between days off."

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

"Inventive, unique, industrious. Investor in people."

"The pay, benefits and company progression seemed attractive."

"The training is pretty good, although at times you can be thrown into the fray with..."

"More consistency in programme delivery across the various regions. While I am having..."

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