Discover career opportunities at McDonald’s. Meet the team at Jobs Expo Cork
Looking for a flexible job that works around your schedule? How about accredited training? The chance to grow your career? You should consider joining the McDonald’s crew. We are happy to announce that the world’s leading restaurant chain will be exhibiting, as well as recruiting, at Jobs Expo Cork on Saturday May 12th at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
About McDonald’s in Ireland
The first McDonald’s in Ireland opened on Grafton Street in May 1977. The company has expanded and, as a result, is now one of Ireland’s largest employers.
In Ireland, The Golden Arches employs over 5000 people. They work across nearly 100 restaurants and 250 new jobs are created every year. The company offers jobs across Ireland. In addition, there’s flexible hours, accredited training, and the chance to progress your career.
All McDonald’s staff take part in structured training. This includes training in customer service, team work and restaurant operations. They also have the opportunity to achieve an array of qualifications with the company.
City & Guilds Ireland accredits McDonald’s Crew Development Programme (CDP). New employees start working through the CDP from day 1. They also have the opportunity to work towards an NVQ Level 2 in Multi-Skilled Hospitality or Customer Care.
Restaurant managers have the chance to complete a third-level qualification with the National College of Ireland completing a Certificate in Retail Management and BA in Management Practice.
Additionally, the company’s Scholarship Programme offers employees the opportunity to gain financial support for formal education or lifelong learning.
Join the McDonald’s crew
McDonald’s seek employees with genuine smiles and fantastic interpersonal skills. Staff should love dealing with all kinds people and be ready to work as part of a team. In addition, high levels of energy and efficiency plus attention to detail are required.
The vast majority – 95% – of McDonald’s restaurant managers started out as crew members.
McDonald’s Work Experience Programme
Designed in partnership with careersportal.ie, the McDonald’s Work Experience programme is suitable for full-time students looking for the skills that will support their future careers. These skills include planning and organisation, communication, confidence when dealing with customers, decision-making and team work.
Whether you’re a student, returning to work or fitting things in around your family, a job at McDonald’s means having time to do the things you love.