Background Check

Why Traveling Abroad for Ex-Cons Is Painful

Let’s face it, going through customs when traveling abroad can be a pain. The long waiting periods, the paperwork, the screaming babies, the typical airport pet-peeves. If you’re an ex-convict, you’ve got even more to worry about: being denied entry to the country you’re traveling too. A good example is ‘jail bae’, Jeremy Meeks. Even …

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How to Improve Your Chances of Passing a Background Check

Almost everybody has taken a background check of some sort—whether applying for a job, an apartment, trying purchase a firearm, applying for a professional license, or for another reason. Millions of Americans are subject to background checks every year.  On Black Friday, over 185,000 background checks are performed for purchases of firearms alone.  Approximately 80% of employers conduct background checks, …

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The Restaurant Business: Hiring the Formerly Incarcerated

Having a record for a criminal conviction can significantly harm employment opportunities. Those who are released from jail or prison often find great difficulty in finding a solid job that provides a decent paycheck to earn a living. In many case, it can take years for formerly incarcerated persons to find work that offers financial …

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How a Recruiter Can Place a Candidate with a Criminal Record

Recruiting is not always the easiest job.  Recruiters are constantly looking for the right applicant for the right job and the timing needs to be perfect.  Many salespeople and executives are often contacted (maybe 1x per quarter) from recruiters.  And we have to hand it to recruiters – they are a polished bunch of people – …

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How to Get a Trucking Job with a Criminal Record

The trucking industry is the lifeblood of American commerce—it’s how goods and services crisscross the thousands of miles of interstates and highways connecting our cities.  Commercial truck drivers play an incredibly important role in America’s economy, and can make a very comfortable living, which is one of the reasons it a very attractive occupation for …

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Trucking jobs with a criminal record