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Some Employers Are Now Hiring Employees Sight Unseen

The behavior comes as the tightening job market drives need

Want a job? Just pick up the phone.

That’s what 22-year-old Jamari Powell did in September after applying to Macy's outside Portland. He got an email within 12 hours of submitting his online application. The message: We’re calling soon, so answer the phone.

After a 25-minute interview, Mr. Powell said he was offered a full-time seasonal sales job at $12.25 an hour.

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