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Interviews at McDonald's

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at McDonald's.

Interview experience

Based on 3,188 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 3,172 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 3,079 interviews
About a week

Interview process at McDonald's

Overall experience

On a scale of 1–10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 6.

On a scale of 1–10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a week
About a day or two
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Group interview
Problem solving exercises
Background check
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
They have no interview
Drug test

What candidates say about the interview process at McDonald's

  • For me it was a one on one interview that only went for 5 minutes even though it was scheduled for 10 (minutes). Interviewer seemed to like me as soon as the interview started so we just talked about …
    Shared on 7 December 2021
  • I applied online on a Sunday night and received an email invitation for an interview at 8:07 am the next morning (must've been short staffed). I selected the time slot which was 9 days later. In the …
    Shared on 7 January 2020
  • Casual and friendly
    Shared on 22 October 2019 - Customer service - Mulgrave VIC
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Interview questions at McDonald's

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • I actually applied for a position at Enfield Maccas, I'm pretty confident that their community is based on positive individuals as well as thriving on strong connections with each other. I love this s…
    Shared on 4 July 2021
  • 1.)what do you think is the ideal McDonalds employee?2.) What is a problem you once faced ad how did you overcome it?3.) why should we hire you?4.) what is you availability?
    Shared on 10 October 2019
  • Why should we hire you?
    Shared on 11 June 2019

Interview tips at McDonald's

Dress code for the interview
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)40%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)33%
  • They didn’t have a dress code20%
  • Formal (business suit)4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at McDonald's

  • Be yourself. act confidently. dont lie. be organised, be on time, smile and thank them for the time regardless if you get the job
    Shared on 28 August 2019 - McDonalds Crew Member - Perth WA
  • Don't be nervous, put at least a little effort in looking presentable.
    Shared on 27 July 2019 - Crew Member - Sydney NSW
  • Go in there willing to listen and say you can work weekends and you'll get the job.
    Shared on 13 June 2019 - Cook and food Prep - Ararat VIC
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