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Interviews at McDonald's

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

Interview experience

Based on 5,286 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 5,226 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 4,714 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
34%
About a day or two
32%
About two weeks
21%
About a month
8%
More than one month
5%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
64%
Group interview
36%
Problem solving exercises
17%
Background check
10%
Other
8%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
1%
Drug test
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at McDonald's

  • Easy, they ask you a couple questions like have you got any cafe experience etc, ask your availabilities its just having a general chat :)
    Shared on 14 September 2022 - Crew Trainer - Hunter Valley NSW
  • None existent hardly trained
    Shared on 4 September 2022 - Crew Member - Orange NSW
  • You either ask to go into cafe, or they just train you. there is no interview.
    Shared on 23 August 2022 - Crew Member - Wantirna VIC
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Interview questions at McDonald's

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Largely situational questions. Example:What would you do if a customer was being rude?What if you work with someone you don’t like?A mess is made. What do you do?A coworker wants help, but you’re…
    Shared on 5 September 2022
  • 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

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Interview tips at McDonald's

Dress code for the interview
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)41%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)30%
  • They didn’t have a dress code21%
  • Formal (business suit)4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%

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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