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Don't need experience anyone can get job, always loads of new staff, crazy rotation. Late shifts and all over the place schedule. Good to meet new people and become a friends

Pros

Get time off

Cons

No life work balance late shifts
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Horrible place to work

Honestly you'd be better off on the dole than working for those power hungry killjoys. The treatment you receive is poor, they treat you terribly when you start and try to make out that your job at McDonald's is more important than your mental well-being. The only way to rise up in the company is to have a brown nose.

Pros

Free lunch

Cons

Long hours, poor management, no air con
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Buen ambiente

Buen ambiente y trabajo en equipo. A veces puede ser estresante

Pros

Compañeros

Cons

Estrés
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Fast paced

Fast paced and free lunch . Long hours means your feet will hurt at the end of shift . Overall the work isn’t too hard and time goes by fast when busy . Always someone there is you need help

Pros

Free lunch

Cons

Poor shift management
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Not enough recognition

It can be a very biased work place in regards to friends and family. Many days 8 hour shifts have been done and not one eork of thanks, taking and extra shift, staying longer, or even just doing a good job on something, thank. You or well done would be nice to hear. Some managers are fair no matter what the relationship with the crew member is however, there are many managers that treat staff extremly differently on their personal relations.

Pros

Free lunches, flexible

Cons

Little recognition, long hours, no variety with job
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Stressful but enjoyed the people not all managers

The work gets stressful when some managers just watch you be stressed out and do nothing, they would give out to you sometimes for doing nothing wrong just to make themselves feel good. Mostly the female managers. They would gossip and talk about staff . The male managers were lovely and would help out when needed.

Pros

Free lunches

Cons

Rude female managers
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staff always friendly but long hard hours

Very easy job but stressful trying to meet sales targets especially from managers free food up to €11 on shifts and management pays some money towards taxis late at night. Scheduling out of availability was a major issue but they often made some attempt to fix it or find someone to swap with you.

Pros

free food

Cons

stressful
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Fun workplace

Really enjoyed my time at McDonald's worked there about a year was a great team to work with & enjoyed the challenge, many fond memories. Very busy environment
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Good staff and management. Works around your schedule. Good benefits

I have made some really good friends. You get free food on shift and 50% off when not. Management is nice. They willWork around school and you can take days off no bother. Only bad thing is schedules only come out 1-3 days before week starts

Pros

Free lunches and discounts. Good staff morale

Cons

Bad scheduling days
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Would not recommend

Been working in the Cashel store and it’s a joke of a place half the managers bearly know what their doing or how to run the place and most of them treat staff horribly except for a few that actually care about the company. I had someone training me in that had only started a week before me, therefore I was not given proper training

Pros

Free lunch (limited options)

Cons

The whole job
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Stressful place and people talk

The pay is the only good thing just not a hood place to work mentally, they expected to much from one person especially if you are good at your job you get more work and other sit back and relax

Pros

Free lunch

Cons

Unprofessional and no control
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Worst time of my life

I worked in the one specifically in the Commons Road, I left the job last year for a significant time. Worst job I have ever had..period.Pay isn't great, 10 cent above minimum wage. The work life balance is non existent. Working till 12 am and then in by 11 the next day. Fixated on sending you on break after 2 hours. They look after their own down there and the younger managers flirt with the staff. They employ so many part timers there that only work weekends and when they are working they take over the place. Their staff turnover is ridiculous. The place is poison.

Pros

There honestly are none

Cons

Management, hours and being taken advantage of.
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Not reccomend Mc very low pay...for work you should do....nobody respext!

Very low pay for work you do! nobody respects.maY be fo part time and students ok.Before was good staff and was pleasure to work...now management is changed...!
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Great part time job while I was in school

I worked in McDonald's while I was in secondary school. It was fast paced but enjoyable work. I found the staff to be quite cliquey at times. The training was comprehensive and delivered well.

Pros

Free dinner, staff activities

Cons

Could be difficult at times
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Toxic environment

Would not recommend anyone to work here most toxic environment to work in.Promotions are only given to managers friends other than that you don’t stand a chance at all.

Pros

Free lunch

Cons

No outside of work life
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Awful never work there you deserve better

Toxic workplacePhysical and emotionally damagingMinimum wageNo appreciation for their staffUnderstaffed most of the timeBullying from management

Pros

Good exercise

Cons

Long hours, treated poorly by management and customers, bullying
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Such a great place to work.

Best place I worked in after finishing school. Management was so understanding and always tried to adjust to your needs. Pay was great considering they pay every two weeks. Can always have a laugh while providing great service, never a dull moment in any McDonald’s.

Pros

Free lunch, employee discount.

Cons

Long hours, tend to be very stressful during busy hours.
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Be productive

My review only apply to the McDonalds I worked in, not to the company as a whole. I had little career advancement possibilities, little support from store manager and worked less hours I was contracted for. All though, my hourly pay rate was higher than minimum pay at the time. I loved people who I worked with. Liked the structure and the fact that I worked in different areas on daily basis that made it fun and interesting for me.

Pros

Possibility of career advancement based on personal score

Cons

Difficult management
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Great workplace

Was a friendly place to work at times but hard as well they say there flexible and will suit what you need but when it comes down to it they are not really

Pros

Free lunches

Cons

Hard work
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Great place to work

Mcdonald's is an amazing company to work for, overall the managers are great and there is always opportunities given to learn and move up in your career

Pros

Free lunch

Cons

Salary could be better
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run away

management were bullies and were too touchy with underage staff members, expected to know how to do orders without being trained in. no warnings before being let go. hires everyone under 18 so he doesn't have to pay fair wages. free lunches on shifts but bullied for taking them if youre anyway chubby,

Pros

its local

Cons

everything
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