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  • Writer's pictureTimothy Henry

Episode #40: Is inclusive hiring the future of work?

Is inclusive hiring the future of work at the frontlines of Businesses?!.

We speak with CEO of Greyston Bakery, Joe Kenner, one of the leading advocates and practioners of open hiring. 10 million people in America are no longer in the workforce but most want to be.

Hear how to help them get into the workforce- they could be the solution to the so-called worker shortage in the US!

Listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts.


References & Resources:

Greystone Bakery website -

Conscious Capitalism main website -

Timothy Henry's Website -

Raj Sisodia's Website -

Raj Sisodia on Twitter -

Mackey, J., Sisodia, R. (2014). Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business. Harvard Business Review Press.

Sisodia, R., Henry, T., Eckschmidt, T. (2018). Conscious Capitalism Field Guide. Harvard Business Review Press.

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About Joseph Kenner:

Joseph Kenner was named president and CEO of Greyston in April 2020.

His innovative leadership, experience, and expertise in collaborating with diverse stakeholders ensures our ability to deliver the best services possible to our neighbors in Southwest Yonkers (NY).

Joe joined our executive team in 2018 as the vice president of programs and partnerships, responsible for directing Greyston Workforce Development and Community Wellness strategies and activities.

Since then, Greyston has delivered millions of dollars in economic impact through job placements, and expanded employer and service provider relationships.

Kenner previously served as deputy commissioner at the Westchester County (NY) Department of Social Services, and spent 14 years in corporate America, working in insurance underwriting/risk management, capital markets, and sales strategy.

He holds an MBA (financial management) from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business, is a graduate of Williams College (MA), and attended Oxford University (Exeter College). As leader of one of the country’s most well-known social enterprises, Joe frequently shares his expertise on purpose- driven business, and building a more inclusive economy through employment, workforce development, and social service.

He also has been featured in a variety of media, including CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Forbes, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and Quartz.



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