Working Parents

Returning to work after maternity leave or a career break can be daunting. Many of us feel like we need a change of pace, or even career. Often we will want more flexibility or just a bit of confidence when going into job-seeking mode once more.

McDonald’s is an employer of choice for working parents. You can get all the flexibility you need to earn and have time for your family. You can also get fantastic opportunities to enjoy a great working social life and retrain in new skills with Apprenticeships and other opportunities, too.

Get the free Back To Work Toolkit

This brand new toolkit, sponsored by McDonald’s Restaurants, seeks to offer practical and accessible advice to those returning to work – all in one handy guide. Request your free copy now.

Back to Work Toolkit contents

All about CVs

Why cover letters are important

Making the most of LinkedIn

Preparing for an interview

Let’s talk about flex

Request your free copy

The advice in the Back To Work Toolkit is based on the best expert tips published by over the last 12 years. It includes how to present any career gaps you may have, how to negotiate flexible working before, at or after interview and how to build your confidence if it has taken a dent as a result of a career break.

“The thing I like most about working at McDonald’s is the opportunities and flexibility – having children, I can work my shifts around childcare and any of their activities. I also like the development, like being able to do the apprenticeship.”

Meet Natalie

“I love the people I work with. They are all amazing, it’s a great McFamily. The flexibility of McDonald’s has been amazing. I have been able to be there for my children, especially for my younger son starting primary school. “

Meet Susie
Video interview tips
Phone interview tips
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