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We all know there are barriers and hiring gridlocks that make a smooth re-entry into the workforce difficult for ex-offenders. Chances are that you are already in the ring fighting personal obstacles, and getting the right footing in today's job search seems impossible. While companies...

As Americans, we have the right to vote but for people with criminal histories, there are many rights we can no longer enjoy. We are no longer allowed to possess a firearm, travel to certain international destinations, and in some states - we can't even vote. With about...

  It’s no secret that having a rock-solid resume is critical to landing your next job. Crafting an exceptional resume nowadays has the added challenge of impressing not only hiring managers but also the software robots doing their upfront work. Yes, you read that correctly. Robots can...

Depending on the specifications of your sentencing, you may have an intimidating amount of community service you must complete before a certain deadline. Failing to complete your probationary terms by the defined timeline can cause additional time to be added. Do not procrastinate. Get started as soon...

By Yasmin Jimenez I recently came across an opinion piece on the Wall Street Journal, Don’t Lock Ex-Prisoners Out of Jobs and it brought up some really good points about prison labor. During my stint in the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation, I saw some of the...