Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to hire 5,000 new employees on Sept. 28 during its second annual career day. That exceeds the 4,000 new-hire goal in 2015. Interviews will take place at each U.S. location, with managers interviewing up to 100 applicants. No experience is required, the company said, and all positions are entry-level. For its first career day, 65,000 people applied and more than 4,000 people were given job offers. Chipotle currently employs 60,000 people. Chipotle shares are up 0.1% in premarket trading, and down 42% for the past year. The S&P 500 Index is up nearly 9% for the last 12 months.
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