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Employment w/a Criminal Record Finding post-incarceration employment can be an almost monumental task. Find tips, job offers and stories from those of us that have experienced it first hand.

View Poll Results: How soon do you expect him to work or start looking rather
2 weeks later 44 28.39%
1 Month 36 23.23%
3 Months 22 14.19%
6 Months 16 10.32%
You are not worried about it. 37 23.87%
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Old 08-23-2019, 07:47 AM
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If I can help it I don't want my girl to ever have to work. At all. If she wants to I guess I would "tolerate" it, but I would be annoyed!
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Old 09-01-2019, 08:04 PM
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I knew my son wanted to go to school. He spent the 1st month getting financial aid and all of that in order. He needed to get his drivers license straightened out and we planned to find him a used car to get to and from work and school. We knew he would need a job, so I expected him to start looking after he got through all of that, which I estimated would be a month.

IMO you apply for everything. He seemed to wait to hear after he applied for each job before looking for the next possibility. That frustrated me. I had posted elsewhere as I was thinking he should have something within 6 months of release. Replies indicated that I should allow a year. He found employment that was willing to work around his school schedule within 3 months of his release.
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