Applying for Jobs with a Criminal Record: Know Your Rights

Applying for Jobs with a Criminal Record: Know Your Rights

  • 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

    Autism affects about 3.5 million Americans—and if you have a child on the autistic spectrum, you may be concerned about his or her future once you die. Thankfully, there are several things that you can do now to help provide for your child later. Here's what you should know. 1.) Buy Plenty Of Life Insurance. Life insurance isn't just something that covers your funeral expenses—it's a way that you can provide for your family once you're gone.

  • When Your Neighbor's Pets Run Wild

    You may be the biggest dog or cat lover on your street. In fact, you may plan to retire with twenty cats and ten dogs. That doesn't mean that you enjoy having your neighbor's pets run wild in the neighborhood. In fact, the pets are in more danger than your children and your lawn. You do have several options to deal with this problem in a way that protects both you and the pets.

  • Clearing Up The Confusion: SSDI And SSI

    Two benefit programs from the Social Security Administration (SSA), SSDI and SSI, are sometimes confused with each other. You may often hear these terms used interchangeably, but each program serves a different population and there are major differences in how the benefits are determined. Read on to learn about the main similarities and differences of the Social Security Disability program and the Supplemental Security Insurance program.  The Similarities 1. Both programs determine your medical disability eligibility the same way.

  • Three Common Myths About Living Trusts

    On April 21, 2016, Prince, a world-renowned musical legend, passed away at the age of 57. His death was a surprise, and after his passing, it was discovered that he died without leaving behind a living will to direct the disposition of his assets as he would have wished. Prince also did not have a living trust set up to control his assets and distribute them to his heirs. While the debate over Prince's estate and his musical legacy is already boiling over between his siblings, people are once again being made aware of the issues surrounding estate planning.

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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.