McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire up to 50,000 new crew and restaurant management positions at restaurants across the country during a hiring event on April 19.
The one-day event will seek to bring in and hire a combination of both full- and part-time positions in close to 14,000 U.S. restaurants.
"Our restaurant employees are the foundation of our business. They are the men and women who interact with our customers every day, enhance the McDonald's experience, and continue to help make our business strong," says Jan Fields, president, McDonald's USA. "Our national hiring event is an opportunity to invite more people across the country to join our team and learn that a McJob is one with career growth and endless possibilities."
For a more detailed snapshot on the national hiring event, McDonald's drew on research extrapolated from McDonald's company-owned restaurants and compiled by Dr. Dennis Tootelian, who studies business trends and policy at the Center for Small Business at California State University, in Sacramento. His research, which estimates the potential impact of this additional hiring, presents a compelling argument for the value of fast food, and specifically McDonald's, to the U.S. economy.
The investment around the target hiring of 50,000 employees is estimated that:
Those interested in applying for an available position are encouraged to visit their participating local McDonald's location or apply online at www.McDonalds.com/Careers.
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