McDonald’s helps restaurant employees further their careers

McDonald’s helps restaurant employees further their careers

 April 03, 2019

The Where You Want To Be program is McDonald’s effort to help restaurant employees with their long-term career plans, and one of its five top industry influencers is Dr. Meena Singh.

Dr. Singh is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon. She attended an Ivy League Medical School, trained at one of the United States’ best hospitals and completed a surgical fellowship in New York City, where she became trained in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, as well as a fellowship focusing on hair restoration surgery. She specializes in medical treatments for hair loss of all types and has an interest in treating ethnic skin and skin of color. She has been published in prominent medical and business magazines.

What is this pioneering program?

The Where You Want To Be campaign includes a career advising service element offered through the company’s comprehensive education program, Archways to Opportunity.

McDonald’s previously issued its Workforce Preparedness Study that sought to understand American opinion of skills development and workforce preparedness across generations. As part of this study, the company found out the top desired industries of restaurant employees.

Then the company took that information and partnered select restaurant employees with industry experts, including Dr. Singh, in the top five industries to give them a chance to experience their future careers under the wings of an expert.

Eligible McDonald’s U.S. restaurant employees interested in taking part in the career shadow experience were invited to submit a short video application in which they described which of the top five career fields were of most interest to them and how the skills they’re learning at McDonald’s today will help them get there.

The five selected restaurant employees received a career shadow day with their industry expert that gave them a glimpse into their future careers.

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