Out to Lunch

OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander's Palace restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Inc magazine have all named New Orleans the best city in the USA to be an entrepreneur. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the new New Orleans entrepreneurial movement. You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.

Photo by Rick Lineberger

You're Hired March 16, 2017

If you’re looking for a job, one of the most tedious aspects of the search is constantly refining your resume so it looks appealing to your prospective employer.

If you’re an employer, one of the most time-wasting aspects of searching for the right person is meeting prospective employees and finding out they’re not quite as impressive as their resume.

Crystal McDonald

Crystal McDonald’s New Orleans company, Acrew, is changing all that - for both job seekers and employers.

The Acrew method of applying for a job does away with the resume. And the first  face-to-face interview.

Yes, it’s pretty radical. But like Like many revolutionary ideas, it’s so simple you wonder why someone didn’t think of it years ago.

Crystal McDonald, Peter Ricchiuti

The person who did have the idea, Crystal McDonald, is joining Peter Ricchiuti for lunch on this edition of Out to Lunch. Crystal McDonald gives us a glimpse into the future of employment.

Grant Morris, Peter Ricchiuti, Thomas Walsh, Crystal McDonald, Peter Ricchiuti

Photos at Commander's Palace by Alison Moon.

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