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    Rejected me twice, one of these times was for the position of Crew member. By rejected I mean I wasn't even invited to the interview stage.

    Anyway, regardless of that, how easy is it to actually get a job there? I'm asking this simply because I want to know whether this means I basically won't be getting a job any time soon or if they've decided that they need people with 10 years cooking experience now.

    Yeah, it's more of a vent than anything.

    Also, without actually getting a job, is there anyway I can improve my CV by doing something i.e courses or something. I am in so much debt and if I don't get a job soon i'm literally going to have to leave uni lol.
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    I think it depends. I applied to three stores, it took three weeks for one of them to reply to me. McDonald's are always advertising for staff because if people leave they get replaced quite quickly. Stores only invite people for interviews when they need people though. Ours tend to hire a few people at the same time, then go for a few months with no newbies. Depends on the branch I guess. Good luck mate!
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    (Original post by AustralAlien)
    Rejected me twice, one of these times was for the position of Crew member. By rejected I mean I wasn't even invited to the interview stage.

    Anyway, regardless of that, how easy is it to actually get a job there? I'm asking this simply because I want to know whether this means I basically won't be getting a job any time soon or if they've decided that they need people with 10 years cooking experience now.

    Yeah, it's more of a vent than anything.

    Also, without actually getting a job, is there anyway I can improve my CV by doing something i.e courses or something. I am in so much debt and if I don't get a job soon i'm literally going to have to leave uni lol.

    i applied to four different local stores and slightly changed my oppinions for the last part of the application form, got an automated email a couple of weeks after from one of them saying that they have a rigorous process of selection and that i wasn't what they were looking for then a couple days or so later got invited to interview by another and got the job after saying about 5 words....so i'd say it really depends on the store and what kind of interview you get if your selected, as you would have to be a lot more vocal on a one to one than in say a group.. i wouldn't give up just yet, just got to keep trying.

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by TheKingLivesOn)
    i applied to four different local stores and slightly changed my oppinions for the last part of the application form, got an automated email a couple of weeks after from one of them saying that they have a rigorous process of selection and that i wasn't what they were looking for then a couple days or so later got invited to interview by another and got the job after saying about 5 words....so i'd say it really depends on the store and what kind of interview you get if your selected, as you would have to be a lot more vocal on a one to one than in say a group.. i wouldn't give up just yet, just got to keep trying.

    Good luck!
    ahh i got the same.
    but i applied for about 6 diff ones just at the same time
    and they all rejected me
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    In my town, if you show upat a McDonalds, have more than two months to live and the right number of limbs, you're hired. And that last requirement's negotiable.
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    Does it also depend on availability? A lot of their part-time jobs seem to expect you to be available any day at anytime. Isn't this slightly unrealistic for a job offering you only 10 hours a week?

    I've been rejected by the last two but I'm still applying. I've changed my answers a couple of times to see if that helps. It's hard to know what they're looking for really and there are a couple of answers which could be the 'right' ones. McDonalds always seem to have vacancies. I didn't think they'd be so fussy about who they wanted to hire tbh.
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    They have two tests, if you fail one it says "DO NOT HIRE" on your application.
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    (Original post by Kasphlam)
    They have two tests, if you fail one it says "DO NOT HIRE" on your application.
    i got called up for interview and on my application it said 'do not hire' but i still got the job ....they did say they were desperate though
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    (Original post by TheKingLivesOn)
    i got called up for interview and on my application it said 'do not hire' but i still got the job ....they did say they were desperate though
    Yeah, so did mine. My business manager said most people fail.
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    I've applied to four so far and got one rejection email although it didnt say which mcdonalds had rejected me, so I'll just try chaning my answers.
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    How many hours is full-time at mcdonalds?
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    I've just applied to another mcd's lol, I really want to work there as opposed to kfc my friend was describing how she has to clean everything up and stuff and they cook all the food fresh becuase the manager there is a shambles and my other friend describing mcd's was like aye, you serve people, you get the food, you do it agaiin and they have different people hired to clean

    I'll work in fast food yeah, but i'm not cleaning up crap in toliets
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    (Original post by Fruitporn)
    How many hours is full-time at mcdonalds?
    I'd assume like 8 hours a day or something :P
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    (Original post by Ronar)
    I've just applied to another mcd's lol, I really want to work there as opposed to kfc my friend was describing how she has to clean everything up and stuff and they cook all the food fresh becuase the manager there is a shambles and my other friend describing mcd's was like aye, you serve people, you get the food, you do it agaiin and they have different people hired to clean

    I'll work in fast food yeah, but i'm not cleaning up crap in toliets
    just fyi they don't have different people to clean, if you got the job you could be placed on kitchen (cooking the food), service/tills (taking orders and collecting food) or dining area/lobby (cleaning tables/floors and even toilets)..and no matter what area you are put in you will have to clean something whether it be the grills, floors, tables or toilets. But good luck anyways!
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    (Original post by Fruitporn)
    How many hours is full-time at mcdonalds?
    probably between 30-40 hours, but each week you are scheduled for different shifts so may be more and may be less
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    (Original post by Ronar)
    I've just applied to another mcd's lol, I really want to work there as opposed to kfc my friend was describing how she has to clean everything up and stuff and they cook all the food fresh becuase the manager there is a shambles and my other friend describing mcd's was like aye, you serve people, you get the food, you do it agaiin and they have different people hired to clean

    I'll work in fast food yeah, but i'm not cleaning up crap in toliets
    Everyone thinks this when they start, what a surprise they get.
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    I applied to my three nearest restraunts yesterday, and had one rejection back today

    As all my answers were the same, does it mean the other two wont want to interview me?
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    They hired this boy from my school even though he was arrested many times at college for being caught stealing and having knives on him....
 
 
 
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