As a former drug addict, I have known a lot of people who had felonies, court cost, fines, and child support payments hanging over their heads. They needed and wanted work, but it was hard for them to get hired. Over time I noticed some things that seemed to help a great deal. Here are a few job searching do’s and don’ts for those who have a felony on their records:
5 Do’s and Don’ts of Job Searching with a Felony on Your Record
Do: Connect with a workforce development center or a community organization.
Don’t: Try to do it by yourself.
Resources will vary by state and locality, but there are many organizations out there that can help you with your job search, develop a resume and start networking. Some programs may even have on-the-job training or work experience programs. Goodwill is a good resource that may be able to help you or …