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...

"Be very clear about the region you want to be stationed in. Convey confidence and..."

"Good social life. Staff are all very friendly and helpful. Clearly defined structure..."

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

"Around 40 hours a week for me on a range of different shifts from mornings to ov..."

"Decent graduate starting salary."

"The company provides you with: a great pension scheme, expenses for travel or accommodation..."

"We were given the scenario of a failing restaurant and asked what we would do to..."

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

"I feel comfortable asking for help, time is always made for me."

"The company employees a diverse range of people and does not discriminate."

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

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

"The development and atmosphere."

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

"They have a charity set up to help families of sick children undergoing hospital..."

"A good place to work with lots of opportunities."

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

"Online, paper based and practical work procedures training to understand the procedures..."

"Give realistic time frames for training and development. Currently the projected..."

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