Open hiring

No résumé. No interview. No background check.

Some companies are choosing to ditch traditional hiring methods and instead hire anyone who applies on a first-come, first-served basis – no questions asked.

Greyston Bakery in Yonkers, New York, has trademarked the practice, calling it “Open Hiring.” The bakery and the policy were created 36 years ago by Bernie Glassman, according to Fast Company…

The process is simple,” Brady told New York Business Journal. “You walk through the bakery, you put your name on a list and give us your phone number and email, and when we have a job available we call you up and say we’re ready for you to work.”

Here is the story, via the excellent Samir Varma.  Is this a sign there is not much more room for labor market improvement?


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