McDonald's Canada and its franchisees are pleased to welcome more than 8,900 new crew members as a result of its one-day recruitment blitz, breaking its previous record and exceeding the 2016 target goal by 1,920 people or almost 30%.
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"We are thrilled to welcome thousands of new employees to the McDonald's family during such an exciting time for our brand. Our new employees will gain highly sought-after skills, like problem-solving, communication, teamwork and decision-making," said Sharon Ramalho, Chief People Officer at McDonald's Canada. "These 'skills for life' are the same ones I learned behind the counter when I started as a crew member, and continue to serve me in my career, every day."
The job opportunities at McDonald's are as diverse as its workforce. The new recruits will hold a variety of positions including, restaurant managers, cooks, crew, and hospitality roles including the new Guest Experience Leaders working in the dining room.
By the numbers:
McDonald's Canada was the first quick service restaurant to establish an annual one-day hiring event. As a result of this hiring initiative, McDonald's and its franchisees have welcomed over 36,000 new recruits to restaurant teams nationwide since 2011. McDonald's actively hires 365 days a year, so whether you're a teenager looking for part-time employment this summer, a parent re-entering the workforce or an adult looking for a new challenge, there's an opening for you at the Golden Arches™. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online anytime at www.careers.mcdonalds.ca.
SOURCE McDonald's Canada
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