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Do you want to work at Mcdonald’s? Ask Alexa or the Google Assistant

From knowing the state of the climate to purchase items online, through the ability to answer some questions that are unusual and also fun, the Google Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa they have become key tools in our daily life. So much so that, from now on, you will also have the opportunity to work at Mcdonald’s with your help.

How is that possible? The signature of fast-food has launched its function Mcdonald’s Apply Thruthe first process of job application and voice activated in the world. You just need to say: “Hey, Alexa (or Google), help me to get a job at Mcdonald’s”. After that, the device will ask for your name, location and the type of job that you want, after which you will receive a text message with a link to complete the application on the website McHire.

The role of Alexa, and the Google Assistant -Siri is not yet supported – is available in the united States, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, but soon will be added more countries. With Apply Thru, the company ensures that the process of nomination/application for employment will be easier, since it eliminates the previous phase, which usually turns out to be long and tedious. Mcdonald’s expects that, in the absence of this barrier, will have more candidates motivated to complete the process.

“Alexa has many of the qualities that we seek in our teams friendly, responsive and fun. I hope that our application process is simplified with Alexa,” said the executive vice president and chief of Staff of the Mcdonald’s, David Fairhurst, in statements collected by Forbes.

Cómo trabajar en McDonald's usando tu asistente de voz

This is not the first time that Mcdonald’s is at the forefront in the adoption of new technologies. The chain has invested in a program of artificial intelligence by voice, which presumably will be used in your windows shortcut.

The launch of Apply Thru part of the campaign “Made in Mcdonald’s“, which is starred by employees of actual or excolaboradores with their testimonies, and focuses on what happens after going to work in the company.

According to Forbes, Mcdonald’s is one of the largest employers in the world. With more than 38,000 locations in over 100 countries, employs nearly two million workers.

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