McDonalds PH in hiring mode to feed fastfood nation
McDonalds Philippines is accelerating hiring plans this year to support its aggressive store expansion program.
Jointly owned by business magnates Andrew Tan and George Yang, McDonalds Philippines has already hired more than 1,000 manager trainees this year but still has room for another 100.
The additional staff complement will man “high demand areas like Davao, Cebu, Aklan, Camarines Sur and 16 cities in the National Capital Region including Muntinlupa, Navotas and Pateros.
McDonald’s Philippines is growing and looks to sustain its growth in the years to come as it continues building new branches to widen its reach and compete head on with homegrown fastfood giant Jollibee Foods Corp.
The American fastfood chain is among the country’s largest employers with nearly 60,000 regular full-time and part-time employees in its 550 stores spread throughout the country.
“This year, alongside hiring a big number of trainees, we also want to ensure continued high standards in our training programs both in the classroom and on floor. We aim to provide a fun and empowered working environment, and to be a company that you will feel proud to be working for,” McDonald’s Philippines president and CEO Kenneth S. Yang said in a statement.
Jobs in the fastfood segment have been expanding rapidly as Filipinos are increasingly turning to fastfood restaurants to grab a meal for convenience.