Posts Tagged 'Criminal Background'

A New Start – Overcoming a Criminal Background

””Nearly everyone who has ever looked for employment has faced some kind of barrier or obstacle in their job search. Continue reading ‘A New Start – Overcoming a Criminal Background’

Caught a Rap

Sometimes we see job seekers with backgrounds…backgrounds of the criminal type. And these job seekers deserve jobs, too. I mean, let’s face it – as some of them have mentioned, if they don’t find work, they may be tempted to go back to “their old habits.” Frankly, I’d much rather they find a job. Continue reading ‘Caught a Rap’

Seeking a Shawshank Redemption

will-s-0209Dealing with a criminal record while job seeking.

Finding a job these days is tough for everyone, but having a criminal offense on your record makes it an even more daunting task.  In this “employer’s market” they have a certain leverage and opportunity to be extremely selective in hiring. With an abundance of job seekers employers must determine if hiring a candidate with an imperfect background is worth the risk of a law suit or perhaps exorbitant hikes in insurance premiums. Continue reading ‘Seeking a Shawshank Redemption’

Don’t Let A Barrier Be Your Barrier

danny-0509How to market yourself when you have challenges in your work and personal history.

Tell me, is this you? Are you having a hard time finding a job because you have a criminal charge in your history? Do you find it hard to look for a job because you have three children that are not yet in school? Have you worked for a number of employers in the past couple of years and can’t seem to shake the job hopping? Continue reading ‘Don’t Let A Barrier Be Your Barrier’