Applying for Jobs with a Criminal Record: Know Your Rights

Applying for Jobs with a Criminal Record: Know Your Rights

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  • 3 Commonly Asked Questions About Establishing An LLC

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  • 4 Reasons A Trademark Is Good For A Business

    Trademarks are designed so no one else can copy your business branding. Trademarks come in the form of logos, symbols, images, phrases and sounds. In 1946, the Lanham Act was established as the United States federal trademark law statute. Trademarks are registered through the United States Patents and Trademark Office (USPTO). But, just why are trademarks important to a business? Customers Find You Easier One of the things that many business owners face is the ability to stand out among their competitors.

  • Sharing Is Caring: Divorcing And Still Living Together

    Living with two incomes is often much more comfortable than living with one income. For this reason, some people are not sure if divorcing is the right thing to do when living off of two incomes.  If you and your spouse no longer want to be legally connected to one another as spouses, but you wish to still remain together to make life less expensive, here is how you can go through a divorce for this peculiar scenario.

  • Have A Child With Autism? Three Tips To Use When Planning For The Future

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Applying for Jobs with a Criminal Record: Know Your Rights

I'll be up front: I have a criminal record. As someone who's spent lots--and lots--of time looking for a job in my life, I've gotten used to being up front with this fact. It's difficult to get hired with this on my record, and frankly, it never gets less scary to have to tell an interviewer about it. But that doesn't mean I'm unemployable. I'm a hard worker who can bring a lot to any company. And I also know what an employer needs to do for me. I know my rights. There's no federal law protecting me from discrimination due to my record, but there are plenty of state laws that make it a little easier for me. If you're looking for a job and you have a criminal record, read through this information. Protect yourself during a job search. Know your rights.