Report: Senior citizens are replacing teens as employees in fast food restaurants

When we think of staff working in a fast food restaurant we might be forgiven for thinking of a teenager with a look that says he or she would rather be anywhere else than serving us our burgers.

In the huge market of fast food restaurants, particularly in the U.S., demand is high and choosing workers with more energy seems the obvious solution.

But a new report suggests differently. Fast food restaurants are now leaning toward a more mature group of employees that are more likely to show up to work on time and offer a friendly face.

According to a report by