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Our Services

The Center for Open Hiring at Greyston will advance the practice of Open Hiring and promote the model to others.

The Center will offer programs and services in three complementary areas: Research and Programs, Education and Training, and Resources and Advisory Services.

Three Pathways for Learning and Innovation

Research and Programs
Research and Programs

Research and publish the first handbooks on disruptive innovations in human capital management, new financial models for hybrid enterprises, purpose-driven businesses, and the intersection of business innovation and social inclusion.

Education and Training
Education and Training

Provide executive education, immersion classes, employee swaps and roundtable dialogues to engage business executives, social entrepreneurs, impact investors, policy advocates, scholars, thought leaders and mindfulness practitioners.

Resources and Advisory Services
Resources and Advisory Services

Create best practice guidelines for the implementation of the Open Hiring Model. Provide feasibility and readiness assessments, facilitate stakeholder engagement, design pilot programs, and provide comprehensive consulting support services to adopters of Open Hiring.

additional areas of focus

We will work with companies interested in engaging directly with Greyston, and through a network of advisory, academic and corporate partners, who will integrate and validate the concepts of the Open Hiring Model into their business activities and research. The Center for Open Hiring at Greyston will lead the movement to make inclusive hiring practices commonplace in all organizations, and will be a thought leader and partner to the inclusive economy ecosystem.

In addition to the services provided to those looking to implement Open Hiring, Greyston will continue to be a leader in the world of social enterprise and through The Center will work to advance the adoption of Open Hiring through a variety of activities including:

Development of new financial models to support mission-driven, hybrid organizations.

Influence public policy engagement to create a level playing field for benefit corporations.

Design of social return on investment (SROI) vehicles that bring transparency and rigor to measuring impact.

Leveraging purchasing power of global supply chains to support Open Hiring.

Aligning with business schools to prepare new leaders ready to manage for social, financial and environmental success.

Advancing our thinking about equity, inclusion and the role of business in society.

a day at the Center for Open Hiring at Greyston

At The Center for Open Hiring at Greyston a typical day can include:

  • A team of executives participating in an Immersive Human Capital Strategy Session discussing their future workforce initiatives;
  • A group of university researchers touring the bakery to see Open Hiring “in action” as part of their research on multigenerational employment models;
  • Greyston’s Care Coordinator and Director of Workforce Development discussing how to effectively collect data and measure outcomes for a new element of Greyston’s PathMaking Programs to address the needs of team members entering the workforce for the first time;
  • An organizational design consulting firm interviewing the Greyston team members to develop a survey around effective retention practices, which will feed into an MBA curriculum on “the trust economy”;
  • The HR Department from a partner organization holding a corporate retreat at Greyston and using social innovation as the backdrop for their 3-year strategic planning session.