Recruiting, selecting and training for success
A McDonald's Restaurants case study

Page 0: Introduction

The reputation of any business ultimately depends on the quality of its products. High quality products need high quality people to create, design, produce and deliver them. So if a business is to maintain its reputation it needs to do well at recruiting high quality employees. For any business offering a large element of personal service, an ability to recruit, train and retain high quality staff...
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Page 1: The importance of recruitment

For McDonald's, people are its most important asset. This is because customer satisfaction begins with the attitudes and abilities of employees and committed, effective workers are the best route to success. For these reasons, McDonald's strives to attract and hire the best, and to provide the best place to work. All businesses experience staff turnover for various reasons e.g. career change...
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Page 2: Recruiting suitable applicants

Under McDonald's recruitment policy, each individual restaurant is responsible for filling hourly-paid positions. The Management Recruitment department in East Finchley co-ordinates the recruitment of managers. For recruiting hourly-paid employees McDonald's use several avenues. Positions are generally advertised in the restaurant. The company's recruitment history shows this is the best method of...
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Page 3: Appointing the suitable applicant

After the final interview the manager will rate the applicant's responses. A successful applicant will have demonstrated skills and behaviours that have been identified as being key to the position. S/he will also have produced documents to show s/he is eligible to work in the UK in line with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996. The first stage is to notify all candidates as to whether or not...
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Page 4: Training at McDonald'sRestaurants Limited

McDonald's success is built on the highest standards of quality, service and cleanliness delivered to customers in each of its restaurants. Well-trained crew and managers are the first step to achieving these standards. It is company policy to provide career opportunities that allow employees to develop their full potential. This includes a comprehensive training programme for crew and...
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Page 5: Conclusion

McDonald's believes that the success of the restaurants and the company is achieved through the people it employs. The company aims to recruit the best people, to retain them by offering ongoing training relevant to their position and to promote them when they are ready. Its recruitment policies, procedures and practices reflect the company's determination to fulfil its aim.
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