Hiring is a process that takes no prisoners — sometimes literally. Those with criminal records are more likely to be unemployed than nearly any other major group, with multiple studies finding unemployment rates around 30-40% greater than those without a record. When nearly a third of Americans have been arrested at least once, this can be devastating.
Fair chance hiring is a type of hiring that allows those with criminal histories to bounce back, and become productive societal contributors. Not only that, there are some benefits to organizations that shouldn’t be ignored. Today, we’ll be going in-depth on the