Get the inside buzz from graduates at McDonald's

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 9 ratings in 2016)
"Supportive, appreciative, rewards success."
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..."

"The culture very much depends on the restaurant I am placed in. Currently I am working..."

"Uniform is provided. Shirt and tie for men."

"I am given a specific schedule each week. Sometimes my training or work events come..."

"Decent graduate starting salary."

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

"During the interview I was asked: What are your long term goals? Where do you want..."

"Lots of recycling opportunities from paper to oil."

"This depends very much on the store and managers within. In my current restaurant..."

"Variety of employees in age, ethnicity, and 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..."

"Great training. Great work environment."

"The pressure resultant of the company's targets and standards."

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

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

"I had an interest in developing a management career within a well-known company."

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

"Can feel as an outsider sometimes on how bonus and benefits work – make it equal..."

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