Now hiring: smiling faces

A local fast-food restaurant is taking a different path as it’s looking for new employees.

It’s saying very publicly that it’s looking for smiles.

The Burger King on Washington Street in Marquette is hiring.

And the sign in front of the restaurant says, ‘now hiring: smiling faces’.

Burger King employees say the idea came from, no pun intended, a little higher up the food chain.

Managers in Wisconsin thought it would be worth trying.

The number of smiling faces listed on the sign has dwindled from 10 to five to two as the hiring process has moved along.