National hiring day for McDonald’s was held yesterday. It was the intent of the business to hire 50,000 employees nationwide during the one day event.
Billy Boldt, Manager at the McDonald’s restaurant in Knox said that they received 70 applications. 47 applications were received the day of the event. while others were received online prior to the event. 11 people were hired and three others are pending. 56 interviews were conducted and part-time crew member positions were filled.
Boldt pointed out that McDonald’s used to have a high turnover rate, but with this economy, people are just happy to have a job and it’s steady work. Approximately 65 employees, including crew members and management, work at the Knox McDonald’s store.