|McDonald's 365Black campaign continues with melee in Cleveland|
Yesterday, McDonald's hoped to hold open auditions for potentially 50,000 new employees peddling high-caloric meals at value meal prices. Sadly, the reality of 365Black got in the way:
They want jobs. They need to work. From Laguna Boulevard in Elk Grove to Sunrise Boulevard in Citrus Heights, job seekers lined up before dawn Tuesday and crowded McDonald's restaurants across the region late into the afternoon on the restaurant chain's national hiring day.
The fast-food chain hoped to hire 50,000 employees for its more than 14,000 U.S. locations, including about 600 employees at its 165 sites in the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto area Tuesday.
That averages to less than three jobs per outlet nationally, although some local sites said they were planning to hire as many as 15.No word on how many of these applicants where college-educated, middle-aged white males who have been sacrificed at the altar of diversity. Newsweek has a cover on the "beached white male" that paints a dreary picture of the job prospects for 40-60 year-old, college-educated white males (in fact, that magazine almost gloats when reporting the following):