8 Companies Hiring People with Criminal Records

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More than 650,000 people are released from prison every year.

With unemployment rising and widespread skills shortages, hiring someone with a criminal record doesn’t seem like a bad idea. 

Not sure about this recruitment strategy?  Here are 8 examples of brands hiring folks with criminal backgrounds: 

Butterball Farms 

Butterball Farms has a track record of hiring former felons.

20+ years ago, the company experienced difficulties filling positions and wanted to expand its applicant pool. They’ve discovered that formerly incarcerated people are great workers, with lower turnover rates than other employees. 

They started the 30-2-2 initiative, which sets out to

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