Looking for that golden opportunity? Look no further. If you fall into the millions of Americans who are currently unemployed – McDonald’s is having its first ever National Hiring Day. They are looking to hire 50,000 new employees today – April 19th. The company looks to add more staff thanks to it’s increasing profits and an increase in franchises staying open for 24hours. Managers at select restaurants will be taking applications, and conducting interviews on location. Mickey D’s hopes to recruit all positions from crew members to managers. There has always been this stigma with jobs at McDonald’s, as if working at the golden arches is a joke, but the truth is that with the economy in the shape that it is, a job is no laughing matter. Applying online will also be taken into consideration as part of the 50,000 job search. For now, ask your local McDonald’s if they are participating.