Working for McDonald’s is more than just a job. It’s about you. Whatever you want to get out of your career – with McDonald’s, you can.
Things move fast at McDonald’s, whether we’re serving our customers or helping our people build their futures. In our workplace, we promote flexibility, opportunity, equality and development. McDonald’s employees come from all walks of life, but share a common approach: positivity. We know that happy employees help to make happy customers, so we want you to enjoy your work.
Why choose a career with McDonald’s?
- Over 85% of McDonald’s employees told us they love the flexibility their job offers them
- 9 in 10 of our Business Managers started with us as Crew Members
- 1/3 of our executive team started their career in one of our restaurants
- Each year we invest over £43 million in training to develop our people
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At McDonald’s, we’re proud to employ great people who are passionate about their jobs. But they’re all different. Some want to improve their prospects. Others want a job that fits round their family life. And some just want to earn a bit of extra cash working with good, friendly people at a place where they can grow. Everyone who works here wants and needs different things. And no matter who you are, what you need and where you’re going, McDonald’s can be a part of it.
McDonald’s is proud to be one of the largest private sector employers of young people in the UK. Three-quarters of our employees are aged 16-25. For just under half of our people, their job with McDonald’s is their first.
McDonald’s is a great place to learn business skills that last a lifetime. Communication, teamwork and time management are vital to the job our employees do every day. But they are also transferable to many different career paths.
Great opportunities as this come with training to match. Every year, we invest over £43 million in developing our people. Every one of the 120,000 employees working for McDonald’s has the opportunity to take part in structured training, whether it’s in customer service, team work or financial management. Plus, you can achieve an array of apprenticeships and qualifications, many of them nationally recognised.
Working for McDonald’s is more than just a job. We’re a business that aims to have a positive impact in everything we do. We offer good value, quality food and a fantastic experience for our customers. But it’s not just about the millions of meals we serve each year. It’s also about the hundreds of communities across the UK where you’ll find our restaurants, and the thousands of people who work in those.
Whether it’s helping families through Ronald McDonald House Charities, our environmental commitments or our work with local football clubs, we’re proud to support the communities we’re part of.
We support over 5,000 local football clubs across the UK, providing 250,000 kits, rewarding volunteers and holding community football days.
Our charity of choice for more than 25 years helps provide a home-away-from-home for families whose children are in hospital. Our staff and franchisees raise millions of pounds every year from collection boxes in restaurants, the proceeds from the carrier bag charge in Scotland and Wales, and by holding fund-raising events throughout the year.
Taking care of the environment is very important to us. We’re committed to sending zero waste to landfill by 2020, which most of our restaurants achieved in 2017. We are also over half way into our target to recycle at least 50% of our waste by 2020. We aim for all of our packaging to come from recycled, renewable or certified sources by 2025. We also send paper cups separated by customers in our restaurants for recycling at specialist facilities within the UK.
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