If you have a conviction, finding a job can be a tedious process. Our society does not like to help criminals get back on track. Most employers are reluctant to consider people with a criminal record. Below are some things you can do if you have a criminal record and want to get hired.
5 tips for getting a job with guilt
1. Do your research.
Don’t hide anything about your background from your employer during the interview. If they do a background check and find you lied, it’s highly unlikely they’ll hire you. If they ask you about your background, you should be honest and explain your situation.
2. Stay away from non-starters
Some companies will never hire employees with a felony conviction. So, no need to waste your valuable time on these employers. In other words, you should apply for jobs that you think would be a good fit for you. This will help you increase the efficiency of your job search.
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