Category: Workers with criminal records

Resources for employment after a criminal record

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To help overcome job search and employment barriers due to a criminal record, CareerOneStop offers targeted tools and websites for both the currently incarcerated and those in the community.

Whether you’re a workforce professional who helps individuals find employment, or a job seeker who has a criminal record, CareerOneStop can help.

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Could you qualify for free training?

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Wonder how public training funds work?

Or whether you might be eligible?

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Need a career plan? Take a look at apprenticeship

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If you’ve wondered about whether an apprenticeship might be a solid career opportunity for you, consider participating in events in your area!

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How open are employers to hiring workers with criminal records?

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Workers with criminal records need jobs. Employers need a ready workforce.
Are employers ready for a meeting of minds?

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Resources for Corrections Educators

Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders

To support career and employment goals for those with a criminal record, CareerOneStop offers targeted tools and resources, in formats that adapt to a variety of facilities and circumstances.

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Resources for criminal justice social workers

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Are you a criminal justice social worker? 

CareerOneStop has a a website of resources just for you: Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders provides a collection of career, education and job search resources to help people with criminal records gain meaningful employment.

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Job search resources for prisoners and ex-offenders

CareerOneStop's Toolkit

CareerOneStop announces ReEntry.CareerOneStop.org, an online, secure version of CereerOneStop websites, with all external links disabled.

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Communication skills check-up

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Whether employers are hiring someone to make sandwiches, sell shoes, run science experiments, or repair plumbing—communication skills are always on the “must-have” list.

But, what exactly do employers mean by “communication skills”, and how can you tell if you have them?

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From incarceration to employment

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Reentry week, April 24-28, 2017, co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Justice, calls attention to the approximately 600,000 citizens who will leave incarceration this year and return to their communities and families.

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Be ready for a new career in months

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Want to learn job skills and get ready for a new career in a hurry? Short-term training programs can be a great choice.

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