I would sure call this an example of a “Golden Opportunity”

Posted by on Dec 13, 2015 in Author's Blog | 1 comment

I would sure call this an example of a “Golden Opportunity”

What I Learned from Four Years Working at McDonald’s From 18-22, I spent four years working at McDonald’s. I worked a mix of part- and full-time over these years, always failing to find a “better” job. I never advanced up the rungs, never was a manager, never achieved anything of significance in my time there. Basically, I was the absolute stereotype of a deadbeat McDonald’s worker. Lazy, stupid, with no initiative. Over the years, I saw this...

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First Florida graduate of McDonald’s Archways of Opportunity

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in Author's Blog | 0 comments

First Florida graduate of McDonald’s Archways of Opportunity

Columbia native Jenny Escobar immigrated to the U.S. when she was 15. Her first job was with McDonald’s in Miami, where she started as crew and worked her way up, eventually being promoted to her current People Manager position. Being a young mom of two, Escobar did not have time to finish high school with work and family as her priorities. When McDonald’s new Archways to Opportunity Career Online High School program was introduced earlier this year, Escobar decided to...

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