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fun workplace, good training, ensuring correct and standard procedures
Swing Manager (Current Employee), Doha, DAWJuly 24, 2014
Pros: free foods, benefits, free accommodation, with service
Cons: long hours
i am very enjoying working in Mc Donalds, i have a career growth ing this industry, i've learned so much things here, such as proper and standard procedures. all the managers are very active, they also open to our suggestion, they all have proper communication in every employee. here in Qatar there are different natonalities working in Mc Donalds, but – more... it doesnt mean that they cannot communicate properly,, most of the crew here are willing to learn and can easily to get along.
the hardest part of the job is sometimes you need to extend long hours of duty, but it is included in the contract that we signed.
the most enjoyable is we are learning while working, we also have crew meetings, outings which we can enjoy a lot. – less
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My first real job.
General Staff (Former Employee), 11007 23 Ave NW Edmonton, ABJuly 24, 2014
Pros: half price burgers
Cons: the smell
I worked at Mc Donalds when I was fifteen years old. I worked for about 6 months. I worked on the grill and prepared burgers, wraps, and sandwiches. I worked 3-6 hours shifts. I learned valuable team work skills. I got along with the management. I did not talk much because I am shy but that does not mean I am not a hard worker. The most enjoyable part – more... of work was actually seeing the customers faces when the burgers were done. There was many things that I enjoyed one for instants was working. It was a way to occupy my time. I enjoyed the schedule and having people around me almost every time I worked. – less
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Productive and fun workplace
Swing Manager (Former Employee), Milton, ONJuly 23, 2014
Pros: free company trips twice a year. 50% off food
Cons: limited hours at times
Fun and productive work place if you get along with the management and staff. Customers can be a pain, but welcome to retail/customer service, as expected. Flexible hours and management is usually able to accommodate.
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FAIR
service crew (Current Employee), Doha, DAWJuly 22, 2014
8 HOURS A DAY
GOOD HOSPITALITY AND SERVICE
HOW TO MANAGED SAFE
GOOD COMMUNICATION
KNOWLEGDEABLE ARAB PEOPLE
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Great way to gain experience.
Cashier/Cook (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONJuly 22, 2014
Pros: discount on all food items, free uniforms, paid training
Cons: customers
When working at Mcdonald's, you learn so many basic transferable skills. Right from day one, you learn how to time manage, how to properly deal with customers, how to handle stressful situations, and basic housekeeping. The only downside I really had was a place like this can only take you so far. I know that I do not want to be here when I am in my – more... thirties or older. – less
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Productive but slow workplace
Cashier (Former Employee), Burnaby, BCJuly 22, 2014
Pros: crew meal (50%)
Cons: very boring
Standing at a till all day taking orders and counting money
I learned great costumer service skills
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productive
food counter attendant (Former Employee), westgateJuly 18, 2014
Pros: free food
Cons: no hours
i had fun working there but they give low hours and they pay really low
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Quality
Crew trainer (Former Employee), Montréal, QCJuly 18, 2014
Pros: flexible hours
Cons: minimum wage
Quality was just as important and quantity. During my two years of working as an Mcdonalds employee I learnt the importance of cleanliness and to always keep the customer satisfied.
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a fun place to work with lots of room to grow
Kitchen crew (Former Employee), Shediac, NBJuly 17, 2014
Pros: incentives for a good job
Cons: worked long hrs with no breaks durring busy times
Well a typical day at work at mcdonalds consist of a fast pased inviroment prepairing burgers for customers,when we got new burgers we had to learn how to make them the right way.
Loved working in a team inviroment everyone worked well together and help eachother out when needed.
The hardest part of this job was trying to rember all the products that – more... had to be made correctly.
The most enjoyble part of my job here was interacting with the other staff and the customers and trying to help out a customer with a complant and make them leave happy. – less
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My experience at McDonald's
Team Member (Current Employee), London, OnJuly 16, 2014
Pros: learned new skills
Cons: not enjoyable to work there.
Enjoy working at McDonald's, but over the last year I'v been there, the store has changed and have not been enjoying it as I used to.
I want to start a new job and get more experience out of a new job.
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A great place to work!
Team Leader (Current Employee), Mount Pearl, NLJuly 16, 2014
I believe McDonald's is a great place to work. I get along great with all my co-workers, and I always feel well respected.
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Good experience
Cashier (Former Employee), Greater Sudbury, ONJuly 15, 2014
Pros: some people you work with
Cons: angry customers
There are so many tasks that have to be completed when doing this job. Whether it be multi tasking or qudra tasking. It can get very stressful but I have been doing it for four and a half years now. I have learned a lot about customer service, quality, food management, safety, cleanliness, managing, money management, time management and more! The hardest – more... part about the job have got to be the angry customers or the mean customers, but the nice customers sure do make up for it! My favorite part is the magic moments created when there is a regular customer and you are a name to name basis with them, it makes it feel more real. – less
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Learn a lot and good flexible scheduling
Team Leader/Opening Manager (Current Employee), Penticton, BCJuly 15, 2014
Pros: half off food
Cons: little pay
A typical day at work is taking charge to make sure everything runs smoothly and to make sure that customers are satisfied. I learned all the basics while working there for 5 years. From how to make coffee and take orders, to solving problems and trying to run a restaurant. At the end of the day it's not where you work, its who you work with that will – more... make or break your day. I do my best to be a team player and get along with everyone and I have made a lot of friends working there. The hardest part of the job is when you cannot solve a problem during busy peak hours and the most enjoyable part of this job is compliments from customers. – less
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we have good products ...and hospitality training
Team trainer in customer service (Current Employee), Edmonton, ABJuly 14, 2014
Pros: lunches are half price
Cons: need more hours
typical day at work is all about preparations for next day r following staff.....i learned to find solutions for difficult situations.
my co-workers are very hard working and goes above and beyond to please customers ...hardest part of job is late night shifts 10pm-6 am ..most enjoyable part of job is reaching our targets
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Productive and fun place to work at
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCJuly 14, 2014
Pros: incentives
Cons: standing long hours
The place keeps your mind and body upbeat at all times. You get to learn different procedures from making McDonald's sandwiches to obtaining management skills such as leading the team through a peak periods.

You'll get to meet people from different background and culture. Fun to have culture exchange!
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it was very excellent.
Dishwasher duty (Former Employee), Prince Albert, SKJuly 14, 2014
Pros: great managers, employees, supervisors.
I learned to work in a fast paced environment, while remaining calm at all times. I understood that cleanliness is essential, and to do what I can so the day runs smoothly.
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Energetic job, great people
Crew Member (Former Employee), London, ENGJuly 14, 2014
Pros: great staff, easy job, hours fly by
Cons: poor management
McDonald's was a fast paced job, which I enjoy. Hours were supposed to be very flexible which was actually my only problem, since the store I worked for did not once try and help me work around school. The training was very well done and after 2 training days, I was ready to go and fully do the job.
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Fun Dynamic Workplace
Art Discovery Day, Instructor's Assistant (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJuly 13, 2014
Assisting the kids with their art project's, preparing and cleaning the materials that need to be used.
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It was fun workplace but so tiring at the same time.
Crew (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABJuly 11, 2014
Pros: enough break time
Cons: long hours at school days
It was fun working at McDonald's but it is so tiring at the same time. I learned a lot like from there. For example I become more outgoing, I learned taking orders, and especially I learned the most in the kitchen. Cooking, making burgers, and cleaning after.
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Great first job
Customer Service (Former Employee), Quesnel, BCJuly 11, 2014
Receive order, clean , and deal with customers.

I learned how to manage problem customers and good cleanliness.

the most enjoyable part of this job was the friendly managers and owners i worked with.

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McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) is the world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving around 68 million – Read more