A high school graduate used to be the coveted diploma to have. But times changed and it was all about the college degree. Well, we all know how close the job market has become and now your college degree may not even get you a position with a fast food restaurant.
In Winchedon, Massachusetts, the cashier’s position at McDonald’s requires more than a college degree, they want to see 1-2 years of cashier experience! That’s right! They are not an upscale location serving gourmet burgers and vegan fare, no! They are not even offering a competitive college-level salary.
The manager at this location only makes $10 per hour and they must have a doctorate in business management. Well, we’re not being truthful about the doctorate, but the $10 is true and comes with “a sign on bonus if the applicant has previously worked at a McDonald’s branch.”
Let us pray that this is not where the qualifications in fast food restaurants are headed. I’d much rather see them have a certification in hygiene and sanitation.
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