McDonald's® Canada National Hiring Day Aims to Create more than 175 Jobs in Saskatchewan

Sixth annual recruitment event generates thousands of roles for youth nationwide

REGINA, April 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Get your resumes ready! On April 6, 2016, McDonald's restaurants across the country will host the sixth annual National Hiring Day. Together with its franchisees, McDonald's Canada is set to fill a record-breaking 7,000 roles in one day, with 175 potential positions in Saskatchewan.

"We're proud to provide youth across the province with world-class training that sets them up for success," said Shelly Hansen, Regional Vice President, Western Region. "National Hiring Day is not only a way for McDonald's to recruit new talent, it's an opportunity for us to begin the careers of young people."

National Hiring Day is a chance for job seekers to learn about McDonald's culture, apply for a position, and potentially be interviewed on the spot. Crew, management, and new hospitality and customer service roles are available for the taking.

BY THE NUMBERS

  • Number of restaurants
    • 40 in Saskatchewan
  • Now Hiring
    • 40 jobs in Regina
    • 35 jobs in Saskatoon

About McDonald's Canada

In 1967, Canadians welcomed the first McDonald's restaurant to Richmond, British Columbia. Today, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited has become part of the Canadian fabric, serving close to three million guests every day.  Together with our franchisees, we proudly employ nearly 90,000 people from coast-to-coast and approximately 85 per cent of McDonald's 1,400 Canadian restaurants are locally owned and operated by independent entrepreneurs. Of the almost $1 billion we spend on food, more than 85 per cent is purchased from suppliers in Canada. For more information on McDonald's Canada visit McDonalds.ca.

SOURCE McDonald's Canada

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For further information: Media requiring more information, please contact: Danielle Jang, McDonald's Canada, 604-293-4849 or danielle.jang@ca.mcd.com; Colleen Dunbar, Weber Shandwick for McDonald's, 604-283-1361 or cdunbar@webershandwick.com


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