Jobs That Give Felons a Second Chance

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Finding a job is challenging.  Finding a job when you have a criminal record or a felony is even more difficult.

But it’s not impossible.

Before you start applying, it’s important to know what criminal-record-friendly employment opportunities are available to you. Otherwise, you are just wasting your time.

Mechanics & Automotive

If you like cars but don’t want to work as a driver, you could fix and service vehicles if you have the right skills and experience.

Where to Apply:

– Enterprise – Budget – Jiffy Lube – AutoZone – Goodyear Tire – Bridgestone – Tesla – Ford – General Motors – Harley Davidson – U-Haul

Gig Driving & Delivery

If you have a reliable vehicle (or bike), apply for gig jobs that provide flexible hours, decent pay, and independence.  Some also offer  sign-up bonuses.

Where to Apply:

– Lyft – Uber – UberEats – Instacart – DoorDash – Postmates – Grub Hub – Amazon Flex

Driving & Trucking

If you don’t mind long-distance travel and being alone on the road, many trucking and transportation companies offer on-the-job training and typically pay well.

Where to Apply:

– UPS – FedEx – Swift Transportation – J.B. Hunt – Walmart – CRST International – TransAm Trucking – Prime, Inc. – Allied Van Lines – Knight Transportation

Restaurants & Fast Food

The restaurant industry is a great place to learn and grow on the job. You can quickly move up the ranks from a minimum wage fast-food worker to a well-paid fine-dining chef.

Where to Apply:

– Starbucks – McDonald’s – Subway – Burger King – Dairy Queen – Carl’s Jr. – Baskin Robbins – KFC – Domino’s Pizza – Pizza Hut

Grocery Stores & Retail

From stocking shelves, unloading inventory, cleaning, and maintenance to being a cashier, working in the deli or cafe, bagging groceries, order picking, and customer service.

Where to Apply:

– Walmart – Target – Sears – Costco – Trader Joe’s – Publix – Whole Foods Market – Krogers – Safeway – Home Depot

Hospitality Companies

Hotels are always  hiring people for their housekeeping and maintenance staff, and many of the bigger chain companies are willing to hire felons to fill these roles.

Where to Apply:

– Marriott Hotels – Wyndham Hotels – Choice Hotels  – Holiday Inn – Hyatt Hotels – Hilton Hotels – Best Western

Tech Companies

There are many job opportunities in the tech industry including data entry, sales, cable assembly, line installation, communications, tech support, software development, and web design.

Where to Apply:

– Google – Facebook – Apple Inc. – Microsoft – Verizon – Sprint – AT&T – Motorola – Comcast – T-Mobile – Sony – Hewlett-Packard

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