Today's the Day: McDonald's Kicks Off Hiring Binge

Looks to hire 50K workers in US
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 19, 2011 9:33 AM CDT
A sign is seen outside a McDonald's in Fairfax, Va., advertising its national hiring day on April 19 with hopes of hiring 50,000 new employees.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – By the end of today, 50,000 people could be practicing how to say, "Do you want fries with that?" McDonald's began its hiring binge this morning, and is taking resumes nationwide until 5pm, reports the Chicago Tribune. Jobs range from cashiers to restaurant management—and average $8.30 an hour—as Mickey Dee's tries to give the "McJob" a makeover. Click for more details on McDonald's drive to hire 50,000 workers in a single day.

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