Thread regarding Walmart layoffs

What is the future of current full time self checkout associates?

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Anyone still writing checks in a store these days is an annoying douche just LOOKING to cause prpblems, smdh........

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Post ID: @11ivNhUa-5gdm

The three registers we have with cashiers were backed up about 8 people each in line. I went to the self check that had nobody and told the lady running them I was going to write a check. She told me that I couldn't because she didn't have a register. I told her she was standing in front of a register. She said she didn't have a cashier number to run it. I asked her if the other lady with her did and she told me that she wasn't going to open it so I could write a check, I'd have to go wait in line.

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Post ID: @11ivNhUa-5wqw

Next year is the year of jobs combining so they may get more responsibility

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Post ID: @11ivNhUa-1cqa

These are merely my opinions; I'm not proposing them as fact-based projections:

I think Walmart is going to become like an old time general / grocery store, in the sense of there will be a boost in 1 : 1 assistance for filling and personally delivering customer orders. Brick and mortar stores will still exist, but in vastly reduced floor size.
So too the number of staff. And of that, the purge of long time employees will continue and there will be a spike in WM using temp services. The next 1–3 years are going to be exceptionally ugly for Walmart employees.

I see WM finding some kind of specialty niche to (try to) offset the Amazon conquest. There's going to be a HUGE ^ in customer service, because lack of that for too long is actually part of what has driven shoppers to their computers instead of the stores.
As for the original question, I think self-check associates should be ok for the foreseeable future—cuz one thing that definitely AIN'T coming back are full check out lanes. As to how long they'll be ok, if long timers will be kept or purged, if any of them will be down sized and re purposed for other areas, there's just not enough data to go by yet.

I still say: If it is at all possible for you ........................ GET OUT OF RETAIL!

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