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McDonald’s jobs: find out about joining the crew at Jobs Expo Cork

McDonald's jobs
26 April 2017
Est. Reading: 2 minutes

Interested in McDonald’s jobs? McDonald’s will be exhibiting as well as recruiting at our careers fair on in Cork on Thursday 25th May 2017.

McDonald's jobs

The first McDonald’s opened in Ireland on Grafton Street in May 1977. Since then, the company has grown and is now one of Ireland's largest employers.

McDonald’s in Ireland employs over 5000 people, across more than 92 restaurants and creates 250 new jobs every year. For the past two years, they have finished in the Top 7 companies in Ireland.

The company offers jobs across Ireland. In addition, McDonald’s offers flexible hours, accredited training, and the chance to progress your career.

Opportunities for staff

All employees take part in structured training across 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 and have the opportunity to work towards an NVQ Level 2 in Multi-Skilled Hospitality or Customer Care.

McDonald’s offer managers in their restaurants the opportunity to complete third-level qualification with the National College of Ireland completing a Certificate in Retail Management and BA in Management Practice.

Launched in 2001, the McDonald's Scholarship Programme offers employees the opportunity to win financial support towards their formal education or lifelong learning.

Could you be McDonald's crew?

McDonald’s looks for employees with genuine smiles and the ability to connect with others. Staff should love dealing with different types of people and be ready to work as part of a team. In addition, high levels of energy and efficiency plus attention to detail are needed.

The vast majority – 95 percent – of McDonald’s restaurant managers started out as crew members.

Work experience

Designed in partnership with, the McDonald’s Work Experience programme is aimed at full-time students looking for the skills that will support their future careers. These 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.

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