McDonald’s hires more staff since installing automated kiosks

The Winter Garden location has increased from 50 employees to almost 70 since the kiosks were added two months ago.

Source: www.orangeobserver.com

“I would say that, for the employees, it’s actually allowed them to interact on their terms,” Watson said regarding how it has benefitted the employees at his store. “It’s a little more of a personal experience. We used to have a 6-step process on greeting customers, like robotic, you (did) these steps over and over again. … Now it’s more personalized (because) we allow the employees to engage with the customers and greet them within reason. So a younger employee will greet a younger customer with ‘Hey man, what’s up?’”