This past month’s Ask HR question was a tough one: “If an applicant has a history of being convicted as a felon, what advice can you offer them to help them get back in the work force while being honest about their past?”
You can see all of the responses on the Ask HR page.
Obviously, honesty is the best policy, because background checks are standard these days. But there are ways you can approach this sensitive subject and not eliminate yourself from consideration for a job. Read the advice of our experts and let us know what you think.
If you have been convicted of a felony, how has it impacted your job search? What did you do to get a job?