Alicia Scott, 23, of Riverdale, Ga., applies for a job Tuesday at a McDonald's location in Atlanta. The fast-food corporation sought to fill 50,000 full-time and part-time positions in one day as part of its National Hiring Day. (Associated Press)

Alicia Scott, 23, of Riverdale, Ga., applies for a job Tuesday at a McDonald's location in Atlanta. The fast-food corporation sought to fill 50,000 full-time and part-time positions in one day as part of its National Hiring Day. (Associated Press)