12 Things That Could Become Obsolete After the Coronavirus Pandemic


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5. Fast-Food Workers

Fast Food Worker
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Restaurants have already reduced the number of workers they employ due to the coronavirus pandemic — either because of social distancing rules or because they simply didn’t have enough money to pay them because people aren’t dining out as much anymore. But, restaurants were cutting back on staff even before the pandemic and replacing workers with apps and kiosks for placing orders. According to Kiplinger.com, this trend will likely continue, especially with talks of the coronavirus possibly coming back again in the fall and winter. That’s not to say that humans won’t be working in fast-food restaurants. They’ll still need people to operate and maintain the machinery, and to deal with dissatisfied customers.

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