05 Apr '11, 3am

McDonald's is going on a hiring spree in the US - with a difference. They aim to hire 50,000 employees in one day

Stressing the chance for employees to move up the corporate ladder, McDonald's said that more than 50 per cent of its franchise owners and 75 per cent of restaurant managers started as crew. -- PHOTO: REUTERS NEW YORK - MCDONALD'S unwrapped on Monday a Big Mac-sized hiring event, saying it hopes to add up to 50,000 employees in the United States in a single day this month. The McJobs blitz will be April 19, when nearly 14,000 restaurants will seek new crew and managers for both full- and part-time positions, the fast-food giant said. '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,' said Ms Jan Fields, president of McDonald's USA, in a statement. The company noted that Ms Fields began her career in an entry-level restaurant position. Stressing ...

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