McDonald's: Our Cashiers Don't Need College Degree
Job post raised eyebrows
By Mark Russell, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 4, 2013 11:14 AM CDT
Updated Apr 4, 2013 1:02 PM CDT
This May 2, 2012, file photo shows a sign advertising job openings outside a McDonalds restaurant in Chesterland, Ohio.   (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)

(Newser) – If you were outraged to read, as the Washington Examiner reported, that a Massachusetts McDonald's was requiring potential cashiers to have a bachelor's degree, we have good news for you: It's not. A posting on JobDiagnosis initially listed both the degree and one to two years of experience as requirements for the cashier job, but it's now been changed, and the McD's owner tells the Huffington Post the whole thing (which quickly went viral on the Internet) was a mistake. The original job posting did not list a degree as a requirement, and JobDiagnosis is just "an independent job site with no relationship" to the restaurant.

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right2dave
Apr 8, 2013 8:27 AM CDT
I know a few people with degrees working as cashiers at McDonalds.
iq145
Apr 5, 2013 9:43 PM CDT
Have you heard about the organization "Mercy for Animals" and what they'd accomplished on 11/20/2011? They secretly filmed animal cruelty to chickens and exposed it to egg buyers. So far, McDonalds has cut off doing business with them and ended all future association. That'll end up costing them MILLIONS of dollars annually! ? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/18/mcdonalds-animal-cruelty_n_1101519.html ACTIVISM wins once again!!! - http://www.theanimalrescuesite.com/clickToGive/ars/article/McDonalds-and-Target-drop-egg-supplier-for-animal-abuse134
vlad
Apr 5, 2013 3:27 PM CDT
be honest with yourself ! 98% of retail jobs do not require a college education , or for that matter a high school education ! can they read ? can they count ? are they willing to work ? that`s all that`s required and that goes for the management in many retail businesses as well ! it`s not that hard !