how to get a job with a felony

never lie to your potential employer, because if they do a background check and you lied you won’t get the job. there are no limitations if you have the entrepreneurial skills to start your own business, freelance, or be a consultant. there is never a wrong time to improve your academic background and skill set. depending on the state and type of crime, you may have the right to get your felony removed from your records in a legal manner. i held onto my last job for nearly a decade, and i’m a hard worker. i am a college graduate and i am looking for employment. i am currently filing to receive a pardon from one state and i have expunged some of my record in another. i recently applied to target for a cashier position.. i have 20 years experience… and i was turned down due to my felony.

help for female felons

but it’s not all doom and gloom, let’s take a look at the top jobs for female felons to see all the great opportunities available to you. if you’re physically fit without any issues and are the type of person that can learn military discipline and work as a group, then you might want to consider this as an option. since the economic slowdown, jobs, in general, have been scarce but there are still a few felon friendly jobs available. you need to fit the position better than the other applicants so during the interview you have to project confidence and show that you are the best person for the job.

programs for felons to get jobs

if you've been convicted of a felony and are trying to get back into the workforce, many resources exist which assist felons with job placement. the work opportunity tax credit (wotc) is a federal government program offering a tax credit to incentivize employers to hire ex-felons and applicants from other groups with work entry barriers, such as veterans and recipients of temporary assistance (tanf) and food stamps (snap). the bond lasts for six months and usually covers $5,000 of damage, though businesses can request coverage up to $25,000 in some cases. coverage is issued by the department of labor and begins the first day of employment.