Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Lisa Berry from McDonald's to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Lisa Berry

Restaurant Manager

McDonald's

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  Lisa Berry

My advice would be it is definitely a job where if you work hard and maintain your ambition you can have a satisfying career.

I think the biggest misconception is that McDonald's is only a job and stop gap to something else.

You will need patience, drive and commitment and be able to adapt to change. The skills you will learn with this job will be lifelong skills.

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Lisa Berry, Restaurant Manager

Lisa Berry is a Restaurant Manager with McDonalds Ireland having started as a Trainee Manager in 2000.  She is responsible for all aspects of running the restaurant and enjoys the variety, challenge and responsibility that this gives her.  She is currently completing a HETAC Level 6 qualification in conjunction with McDonalds and National College Ireland in First-Line Management.
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