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Interviewing at McDonald's

See what people said about the interview process at McDonald's.

Interview experience

Based on 32,848 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 60,511 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 50,433 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at McDonald's

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 2.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
More than one month
About a month
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

Interview questions at McDonald's

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • They didn't ask questions. They told us a huge line of who they are and what they do. In the end of their speech they asked us if we had any questions.
    Shared on August 31, 2023 - McDonalds Crew Member - Minneapolis, MN
  • Did I have any work experience? How do I work with others? Asked me to tell them about myself.
    Shared on August 2, 2023 - Store Manager - Monroe, LA
  • Tell us about your yourself what impact you can bring to the company
    Shared on June 26, 2023 - Guest experience leader host - Vredenburg, Western Cape
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The first interview at McDonald's

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In30%
  • Paper application16%
  • Other online job site14%
  • Employee referral13%
  • Through Indeed10%

How candidates received their first interview at McDonald's

  • Unprofessional
    Shared on February 26, 2023
  • Phone call, then in person interview.
    Shared on December 30, 2022 - Cashier/Customer Service - Milpitas, CA
  • Via email, no previous work experience was on my resume
    Shared on December 30, 2022 - Customer Service Role - Endeavour Hills VIC

What candidates say about the interview preparation at McDonald's

  • Bring all of your documentation. Preferably dress as you would if you were working. Non slip black shoes. (Not the walmart brand ones) Black pants and shirt. If you have long hair pull it back either …
    Shared on October 23, 2023 - McDonalds Crew Member - Mesa, AZ
  • Be yourself during interview, eye to eye contact and always wear a smile on your face same how we smile to our customers.
    Shared on May 17, 2023 - Local Store Marketing - Meycauyan / Paso De Blas / UAQ, RAK, FUJAIRAH
  • And hour to paper
    Shared on March 21, 2023 - Cooking Chef - Robinson, Springdale

How long does it take to get an interview after you apply at McDonald's?

  • a few days
    Shared on September 25, 2023 - Front End Cashier - Keokuk, IA
  • 1-2 weeks or 4/5 business days
    Shared on July 8, 2023 - McDonalds Crew Member - Dowagiac, MI
  • Two weeks
    Shared on June 26, 2023 - Guest experience leader host - Vredenburg, Western Cape

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