hiring ex-offenders

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Hiring Ex-Offenders

In a recent online article Businesses can’t find people to hire. So why is unemployment still so high for this demographic?, NBC News reported that despite a record 6.7 million open jobs in America and the fact that nearly one-third of small businesses cannot fill open jobs, the stigma against hiring formerly incarcerated people is[…]

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Hiring Ex-Felons: Does ‘Felon Friendly’ Pay?

An article published this week by Human Resource Executive Online asks the question Does ‘Felon Friendly’ Pay?: Many employers have hopped on the ban-the-box bandwagon in recent years, whether to comply with laws, stay ahead of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or simply to express an open-minded hiring philosophy. It’s not the same thing, however,[…]

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