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Shift Manager42 reviews
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Teamwork is fundamental

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As long as everyone was on the same boat everything work smoothly.All and all, it was always a matter of 1 or 2 straight cats not pulling themselfes, being just crew or even managment.

Pros

Free lunch, flexible shifts.

Cons

Generics hospitality industry issues.
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Very face paced but in a positive environment

My time there would be summed up as working in an a fast paced environment that was built on teamwork. Built on strong core values of teamwork and corrective coaching. Very target driven but done in a respectful way in a positive environment

Pros

Free lunch, flexible schedule and holidays

Cons

High intensity work with no cover for absent staff
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Not great

Not great work life balance, used to be an enjoyable place to work before the pandemic covid changed the workplace as I’m sure it has many of jobs it’s a shame
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Super fast paced workplace.

Very fast paced. Can be stressful at times. Great opportunity to make friends and have fun while also making money. Not very difficult to pick up and perform the tasks but can be very tiring due to always being on your feet and the sheer volume of orders. Good relationship between managers and crew. Generally get time off when requested. Breaks are always on time.

Pros

Free food on your break. Good training.

Cons

Can have long hours. Can be quite tiring.
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Stressful and top management using their own politics inside the Managment circle

They need to change their mindset and all of them franchisees and operations manager has to be given more training as how to respect people as it works

Pros

Free coffee

Cons

Managment
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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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Good for part time

Easy entry level job. A little over minimum wage. Plenty of hours, if wanted. Lots of training. Progression available. Experience varies depending on franchise owner.

Pros

Free lunch

Cons

Physically hard work, cleaning and lifting
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Good place to work

Meet lots of new people good place to work, very fast paced environment, not must benefits available unless you are salaried.. overall it’s a good place to work
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fun, tough at the top

great place to work hard place to develop when you get to shift manager its all about clicks and who the owner or gm likes there the people who progress its not based on the work you do the targets you hit.
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Mc donalds

We are family. We work side by side shoulder to shoulder. Good communication and willingness to help are esstial to surviving the fast pace. The work is not difficult and you are trained to a gold standard.
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Productive, fun, you can learn a lot

Working in McDonald's helped me to learn and progress my carrier.The training provided in all my years working in McDonald's was amazing.Courses I went to was very well organised and the knowledge I gained from them will stay with me forever.

Pros

Team work, training skills, meeting new people, growing your carrier and many more

Cons

constantly busy
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I enjoy working with this company as well as my employees

I enjoy the ups and downs as most jobs have. It’s great meeting new people as well as mentoring and coaching our next generation. Our store works as a team especially all managers work together like one big family
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Fun workplace with amazing people

Typical day at work would include assigning crew members to positions you would feel would maximize productivity to run a smooth shift. I would also run the day to day business of my store and assist staff when we would have high volumes of customers. The hardest part of the job would be dealing with high volumes of customers which would put pressure on running your shift smoothly. The most enjoyable part of the job would be the people in my team who I got on greatly with.

Pros

Free lunches, great team, advancement opportunities

Cons

Long hours and personally, travelling
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Very bad working ethics

If you will leave McDonalds and you will attend interview and you will answer the questions as you would in McDonalds you will not get a job! The way you are thought to treat costumers is bad! For exampe treating costumers like first thing in the world then no wonder they treat staff like trash.

Pros

Friends For like

Cons

Bad Human Resources
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Very fun and well managed

I loved working there and would recommend them to anyone. The restaurant is well managed, the atmosphere is fun and the managers are very friendly. Great place to work.

Pros

free food

Cons

far away from the city
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Nice Place

working in mcdonalds a long time now and have gained a lot of experience since i started 3 years ago. everyone is like a big family lots of teamwork within the restaurants which is fantastic
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working environment

Its a busy fast-pace work environment.I've learned how to deal with the general public on a daily basis, resolving complaints etc. Keeping a positive mind can help with the pressure of matching sales and quick service- but keeping crew morale up is highly beneficial and makes the work environment a very enjoyable place to work in.

Pros

free lunches

Cons

shift work
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Fun environment to work

Lovely place to work great management team, work and family life hard to balance both other than that great olace to work, great training and loads of oppurtunities

Pros

Free lunch, good pay, friendly staff

Cons

Hard to balance family life
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Shame of a Company

The ethos of McDonald's is to use you and you have no other option to comply, especially if you are a part time student. You are given the bare minimum to fulfill your duties and the upper management set unreachable targets and criticize everything. Would not work for McDonald's if I literally had any other option.
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Fun

Enjoyable place to work however I feel like the pay isn't enough for the work you have to do as management. Everyone is nice and easy to get on with. Opportunity to work up the career pathis exceptional.
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Flexible

Very nice place to work, the poeple are very down to earth, Management are nice, mostly. Excellent opportunities for progression, if you work hard you will be promoted to trainer and then to manager within 2 years

Pros

Free lunches, very good opportunities for progression

Cons

Shift work, very early/late evening, high pressure when busy
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3.4 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
2.9 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.2 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.2 out of 5 stars for Management
3.3 out of 5 stars for Culture
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