Tag: McDonald’s

McDonald’s staff to work from office thrice a week

Corporate staff at McDonald's are expected to start working from office thrice a week. Chris Kempczinski, CEO, McDonald’s, drew attention to the fact that...

Employees at McDonald’s outlet quit half way through their shift

A recent video on a video-sharing platform went viral showing employees at a McDonald’s outlet standing outside the outlet in mid-shift, refusing to work....

McD’s to open 50 outlets in Britain, create 20,000 jobs

McDonald's, the American US fast-food giant, has revealed plans to hire 20,000 people in Britain and Ireland to help fulfil the surge in demand...

Unemployment benefits in the US impediment to hiring?

The enhanced benefits that the US government is providing to the unemployed — an additional $300 a week — is actually making it difficult...

McDonald’s outlet in Florida pays $50 to applicants to show up...

A Mcdonald’s franchise in Florida has struck upon a unique way to draw candidates for interviews. Although sales in the fast food space have...

How ‘talent exchange’ was born out of this pandemic

The pandemic has been both devastating and disruptive. On the flip side, it has also taught a few right lessons. It has forced people...

Women staff accuse McDonald’s of sexual harassment at the workplace

While sexual harassment is an oft-reported phenomenon, sexual harassment in workplaces have started coming to light only after the MeToo movement. Recently, an international...

How McDonald’s is keeping its crew engaged during lockdown

Not everyone can work remotely, and that holds true for most employees at the fast food chain, McDonald’s too. In these unprecedented times when...

McDonald’s appoints new global chief people officer

Fast food major, McDonald’s, has appointed Heidi B. Capozzi as the new executive vice president and global chief people officer. She will be responsible...

McDonald’s sued for not addressing sexual harassment cases

A lawsuit has been filed against Mc Donald’s by its employees in a Michigan court, alleging that the fast-food chain takes no action in...

Consensual or not, relationships at work are best avoided

There was a time when romance and affairs in the workplace used to be taboo. However, nowadays they have become acceptable albeit with certain...

McDonald’s HR head quits following CEO’s ouster

Immediately on the heels of the ouster of Steve Easterbrook, CEO, McDonald’s, for indulging in a consensual relationship with an employee against company policy,...

McDonald’s employee loses job for refusing to serve paramedics

Anthony Quinn, a paramedic who visited a McDonald’s outlet in Madeira Beach with a colleague, was declined service by an employee. The employee reportedly...

McDonald’s 3F programme shrinks its attrition rate

The programme aimed at offering flexibility at work, brings in the ‘fun’ element for its young workforce, and also helps them build a future.

McDonald’s closes 169 outlets in North and East India, staff at...

Thousands of employees await a solution following the Company’s termination of franchise agreement with CPRL.

McDonald’s to use Snapchat, Spotify and Hulu for hiring

The company has launched a new tool – Snaplications.

McDonald’s thanks its employees

On completing 19 years of successful operations in India,  the West and South franchises of McDonald’s India decided to show their gratitude to their employees, by organising a week-long celebration.  

McDonald’s: A sufficiently long career ladder

Seema Nambiar, senior director, people resources, McDonald’s India–West & South, has been associated with the Quick-Service-Restaurant (QSR) sector for some time now, and  been part of the McDonald’s family for more than 15 years. Prior to this, she managed employee training for Domino’s India.

In her current role, she is responsible for ensuring seamless integration of company and people strategies at McDonald’s, West and South divisions. She focusses on enhancing the company’s employer brand image, and works towards creating a heightened Employee Value Proposition. In her previous role at McDonald’s, Nambiar was head – learning, development and strategy planning.

While sharing the employee development programmes at McDonald’s with HR Katha, she talks about how McDonald’s helps its employees build a career and not just pursue a job which is quite unusual in the QSR sector.  Excerpts

It’s time to talk: How to prepare for tough conversations

Many of us have tough conversations almost every single day. They happen at work, at home, with friends and a variety of other stakeholders....

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Apple reminds staff of freedom to discuss salaries, working conditions in public

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