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Old 04-16-2018, 10:36 AM
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I am quite active in the various prisons here in Minnesota as we are always seeking to hire those with a strong work ethic and personal drive. I assist with questions on best interview practices, creating a solid resume, working through the felony question and giving advice on how to keep the job once hired.

I came across this site by accident; however, since I am in and out of the prisons, I thought I may be of some value on this site, if someone should have a question and would like the thoughts and opinions from an employer who hires those with felony backgrounds, ask away!

I am not seeking to hire directly from this site; however, I am open to discussing the potential via Private Message. I hire for constructions positions in the Upper Midwest, these are year-round positions.

I have read through many posts to see if this is where I'd like to spend some time and so far this site has impressed me.

I am also in the middle of writing a book which gives clear and concise advice on how to find and keep work after prison, I am on this site to get questions, hear about various roadblocks and scenarios which are actually experienced. I am one who believes in straight talk and while I am here to help, I am not specifically here to hire from this site.
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Old 04-16-2018, 02:54 PM
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Welcome to Prison Talk. Finding decent employment after prison is a major problem for many former inmates, so thank you for helping.
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Old 04-16-2018, 03:11 PM
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I am quite active in the various prisons here in Minnesota as we are always seeking to hire those with a strong work ethic and personal drive. I assist with questions on best interview practices, creating a solid resume, working through the felony question and giving advice on how to keep the job once hired.

I came across this site by accident; however, since I am in and out of the prisons, I thought I may be of some value on this site, if someone should have a question and would like the thoughts and opinions from an employer who hires those with felony backgrounds, ask away!

I am not seeking to hire directly from this site; however, I am open to discussing the potential via Private Message. I hire for constructions positions in the Upper Midwest, these are year-round positions.

I have read through many posts to see if this is where I'd like to spend some time and so far this site has impressed me.

I am also in the middle of writing a book which gives clear and concise advice on how to find and keep work after prison, I am on this site to get questions, hear about various roadblocks and scenarios which are actually experienced. I am one who believes in straight talk and while I am here to help, I am not specifically here to hire from this site.
Thank you for your insight. I took notes of a few of your posts already to send to my loved one. Knock on wood the construction is a little more forgiving than most. I hope his future interviewers have as open of a mind as you do. Thank you again.
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Wow & welcome! You have given a worried mom a little breath of fresh air & hope for the future of not only MY son, but for the loved ones of many who share a HUGE concern over our loved ones ability to be successful after incarceration.
I have 1 son who did a few years in Oregon & he had a very frustrating & difficult time getting a job. He did pretty well when he found someone who would actually listen to his story & hear with an open heart/mind, though. He has been free for 11 years this coming August & is a happy, healthy, functioning adult. He went in at 19, out at 23. Now... his brother in in Sandstone FCI for the next 8 years or so. *sigh*
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I am also in the middle of writing a book which gives clear and concise advice on how to find and keep work after prison, I am on this site to get questions, hear about various roadblocks and scenarios which are actually experienced. I am one who believes in straight talk and while I am here to help, I am not specifically here to hire from this site.
Hello & welcome to PTO I've been reading your posts and am glad to see someone with experience hiring felons post sensible & doable "tips" for becoming an employed felon Thank You

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