In the latest episode of the Let’s Get Changed podcast, Greyston President & CEO Joseph Kenner sat down with host Eric Cardenas to discuss the Open Hiring movement and how small and mighty Greyston is making an impact in communities across the globe.
At the core of Greyston’s mission is the Open Hiring model, which seeks to employ anyone with the will to work, regardless of their background or qualifications. This unique approach to hiring has proven to be a success for Greyston as well as with replication partners like The Body Shop.
During the podcast, Kenner spoke about Greyston’s participation at the World Economic Forum in Davos and our partnership with global brands such as The Body Shop and Ikea. These partnerships have helped to raise awareness of Open Hiring and the impact that it can have on local communities where it is applied.
Highlighted in the podcast is one of the most significant aspects of our work, which focuses on providing opportunities and resources to those who need them most. This includes workforce development programs, transitional employment programs, social services, and Open Hiring replication efforts.
The conversation touched on the six core values that guide Greyston’s work: respect, compassion, non-judgment, collaboration, empowerment, and transformation. These values are essential to the success of Greyston and serve as a blueprint for other companies looking to make a positive impact in their communities.
Overall, the Let’s Get Changed podcast provides a fresh and insightful look into the work that Greyston is doing and the impact that it is having on individuals and communities. Greyston is proving that social responsibility and business success can go hand in hand.
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