Get the inside buzz from graduates at McDonald's

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 9 ratings in 2016)
"A good leader, approachable and hardworking."
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..."

"There is a clear divide between managers and crew members. It can be challenging..."

"I do not work in the office. However, from my few experiences in there the computers..."

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

"Good pay, good benefits."

"McDonald's employees get a range of discounts and cashback on hundreds of websites..."

"During my interview with the operations manager I was asked: why do you want this..."

"Lots of recycling opportunities from paper to oil."

"Very supportive and friendly."

"McDonald's is an equal opportunities employer."

"The standard route for someone on the graduate scheme would be: trainee manager,..."

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

"The development and atmosphere."

"Working a lot of days in a row."

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

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

"I already worked for McDonald's as a crew trainer part time and I liked working there...."

"When I began with the company, I completed an introduction in London head office..."

"To have a training period outside the restaurant before you start to give you some..."

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