McDonald's serves a variety of menu options with quality ingredients to more than 25 million customers every day. Nearly 90 percent of our 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by business men and women.
How to Get Hired
We asked McDonald's USA (McDonald's USA, LLC.) for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
Our success depends on our ability to recruit, motivate and retain a qualified workforce to work in our restaurants and corporate positions. We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic employees who are eager to grow and have fun in a team orientated environment. We look for individuals that are passionate about delivering outstanding quality products and services inside our restaurants and beyond and who are Brand Ambassadors for McDonald's.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
All applicants are encouraged to apply online at www.mcdonalds.com/careers. Those who will stand out will go above and beyond the standard electronic application. It's great to be proactive, which can include conversations at a local McDonald's, monitoring social media for McDonald's involvement at a community event or networking with current McDonald's employees.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
We are always looking for talented individuals for both our restaurants or corporate staff positions. Beyond the restaurants, we'll also have a focus on our technoloy and operations talent as we strive to modernize the experience at McDonald's for both our customers and employees. This will include opportunities in Marketing, Operations, Human Resources, Project Management and much more.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Opportunities are availabe on www.mcdonalds.com/careers Those interested in roles at our restaurants are also encouraged to visit their local McDonald's restaurant and speak to a member of the management team. For staff positons, proactive networking can be tremendously advantageous to getting a foot in the door for a future opportunity.