Applying for Jobs with a Criminal Record: Know Your Rights

Applying for Jobs with a Criminal Record: Know Your Rights

  • Getting An Education: When You Need Help Advocating For A Child With Special Needs

    Every child in the United States is entitled to a quality education. This means that if your child is struggling in a traditional classroom, they are entitled to receive accommodations to meet their educational needs. When your child is not learning in the classroom, if they are constantly needing redirection, an evaluation needs to be conducted. The problem is, the resources available to do evaluations on students can run scarce. Students who are on the margins of success may be pushed along to the next grade, and services provided only for the most needy.

  • Need Legal Help for Free? What to Know About Social Security Disability & Attorney's Fees

    Most all of us have seen the advertisements on television and on billboards that promise you can get an attorney to help you get your Social Security benefits approved for free. You may have wondered how that is possible, especially if you now find yourself in need of that type of legal help. If you have had your claim denied by the Social Security Administration and need some legal help, read on to learn about getting that help and how this arrangement works.

  • Two Reasons Why You Must Have An Attorney When Going Through A Divorce

    For some people, going through a divorce is one of the most difficult times of their lives.  Dissolving a union that may have once held so much promise is not an easy thing to do, and emotions can run at full speed.  If you're currently divorcing, you may think that you can handle the process without the expertise of an attorney.  However, this could be a major mistake because there are so many factors at play.

  • Putting A Price Tag On Pain And Suffering

    If you have suffered an injury from a car accident caused by a careless driver, you may already have a good understanding of what to expect in terms of compensation. The at-fault driver's insurance company may pay you for your vehicle's repair or replacement, handle your medical expenses, cover your lost wages and more. When it comes to being compensated for pain and suffering, however, many victims are left wondering how this area of harm can equate to a dollar amount.

  • Learn How an Attorney Can Investigate to Determine Who Is at Fault When a Car Has an Accident with a Big Rig

    Approximately 500,000 accidents occur each year involving big-rig trucks—and since trucks can weigh as much as 30 times more than the passenger vehicles around them, an accident involving a truck and a car often ends up with the people in the smaller vehicle being seriously injured. If you were injured in a car accident with a big rig, what sort of things can an attorney investigate to determine whether or not the truck driver or trucking company was at fault?

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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.