I received a drug related felony about 15 years ago. I began working part time at the age of 13. Worked part time until graduating high school. At that time I went to college for 2 semesters but had to many extra circular activities and it wasn’t for me. I came back to work at the same company I worked for all the way through high school. When I was 28 I got mixed up in some stuff I shouldn’t have. Needless to say I ended doing 18 months in jail... see more
Fall In Love With Your Work Again
Everyone wants work that they are enthusiastic and engaged with, even passionate about. Remember that feeling that you had upon receiving an offer to that job that you really wanted. The excitement of the new position with all the possibilities for growth and accomplishment ahead of you. Perhaps the dream job with promises of professional rewards that would follow as you rise with the organization.
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Was truthful on application about felony conviction. Was called for interview. I brought it up during phone call to make certain it would still be good to go. Assured it would be, i went to interview. Talked about it some during interview. And still lead to believe good to go. Got hired. Told to come back next day to fill out necessary paper work. Was given a schedual. What day and time to start first day. Sounds good right? Get a call 45 minutes... see more
I have 8 felonies that are not violent & 1 assault in 2014 & I can’t get any good jobs. I’m about to give up.
I can't get a job because of my back ground.im going to loose everything .help please
You know I've never been one to discriminate against anyone who has been in prison. Not everybody that goes to jail is a bad person, and some people make bad choices, with that being said I do not understand how is it I cannot find a job. I am qualified to do a multitude of things yet I have been ghosted, replied to week's later or told no thank you. It seems almost feudal to even remotely attempt to try to find a job in an economy that needs... see more
I've have a lot of experience in customer service over the years and I love working with people. However it's hard for me to get a job because my record. I have 3 felonies for shoplifting (which are due to mental health issues that are not resolved) and honestly any job is going to be hard to get. Id never steal from my job. I don't even steal from stores anymore either. It's a problem that's been resolved. But my background can't be resolved so... see more
Oil and gas is always hiring. I've seen guys with felonies, drug related, get hired as long as they pass a drug test. In the state of WV, these poeple make 50k>75k a year.
Yes I know how it is out here for ex felony I just got out of federal prison after doing twelve years it's hard to get hired by anyone out there I guess they don't know they get a tax break by hiring us I been looking since April this year and I'm still looking
Sir. I know there are lists for individuals who have felons at the 901 building also at the parole office on North Market up stairs. Also at Drug an Alcohol facilities such as Knox Center on East Douglas St.
I was offered a job as a Welder/Fitter at Siemens Mobilty AG. I took the offer and got all my tests done and passed, drug screen,vision,hearing and soforth. I was told I was to start on 11/4. Now they say 11/11. I have a felony conviction on my record. My question is can they disqualify you for a felony conviction. I thought in CA you can't be turned away for any convictions felony or misdemeanor. Just wondering what everyone thinks.