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mike

73 months ago

good luck felions

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Nue in Jay, Oklahoma

73 months ago

My husband is a felon, he can't even find a job. WHich he's has been good and change whole lot. It's hard to find a job when your on that felon thing, if you proven them that your a good worker, and be desprately you wanting the job. Im pretty sure they will accpeted you. Just need to change and be a better person and support yourself all the way with self-respect.

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Alex (Portland) in Portland, Oregon

73 months ago

+1 for Trashisfree in Denver.
This last week I was hustling my odd jobs for cash and got ripped off on a deal by trying to deal straight and show some young people a righteous way to hustle honest money selling import electronics during the holidays. There are Chinese wholesale companies which will ship direct to your doorstep, and ship a lot of specialized electronic items so new that they are not likely to be on store shelves yet. Things like android tablets at $80 each, cell phone watches around $60. None of this is illegal and someone with some drive can go around selling this stuff at a modest profit. I fronted some stuff to some people and of course a couple days later got some money for the merchandise, and lots of excuses, then yeah, "mysteriously" my truck got burglarized and most of the rest of the stuff gone.

Do I have sympathy for "criminal minded" people? Get real. The people who ripped me off knew that the police would do nothing for someone like me and if they were doing that to me in my old business, they would have to be running for their lives at this point, but they are punks who don't fully realize the consequences of their actions. Real ex-cons, yeah most get it. Now a habitual criminal is not the person really seeking much of a job anyway. They just want to finish probation, get the government off their back and go back to hustling crime. People without felony convictions demonstrate bad business character every single day, in fact more so in my experience since they think they are immune to consequences. Few have lived someplace where you get shanked for being unstraight with the people you do business with.

Like trashisfree says, you need to look at reality now in developing multiple sources of honest income where background checks are less important than your local reputation.

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joe in Austin, Texas

73 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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idiot!!! i guess you are perfect, no i am not a felon but a director with bachelors and people like you probably work in retail or stupid people work..its cool you have to exist too

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Ex-Con in Canton, Ohio

73 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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You're are a very judgmental person, guess you never made a mistake. Everyone makes mistakes, it's all about if you learn from them. Do the world a favor a go jump off a bridge.

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Theres hope :) in Debary, Florida

73 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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Well that is just ignorant. Obviously you are the furthest from spiritual. Some of the most amazing and beautiful souls I have ever come accross in my life are ex felons and recovering addicts. You are the one missing out with your ignorance and its sad how you want to try and hurt those that are trying to do something with themselves. Your in my prayers jerk.

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nurseC in Chattanooga, Tennessee

73 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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Dude your a jack a**, people make mistakes or have poor judgement from time to time. Are you perfect and without any wrong? Ok thank you so much. That is what the world needs a few more a** holes!!!

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Donald R. Greaves in Hermitage, Pennsylvania

73 months ago

You know nurseC from tennessee is right. The amount of predjudice that is overwhelming this country is a crime itself and should be prosecuted to the full extent of the Law. Except they are the ones that enforce all the injustices that corrupt this society. I have spoken on this subject before. Everyone else is protesting about the injustices and immoralities going on in this country, why shouldn't we? Aren't we still American citizens and aren't our numbers ever increasing every moment of every day. And who do we Blame on the ever increasing crime rate and provocations of crimes being committted. I know i didn't wake up one morning and decide that i wanted to be a criminal when i grow up, and i don't think the masses did either. Altho the amount of immoral acts being committed everyday against woman and children is, or perhaps should be considered a capital offense. My own nephew got busted for sexual assault on a minor: to which he claimed was a half truth. Now he is labeled as a child predator for life. And i know murderers who should have been locked up for life walking free.

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Justaguy in Cincinnati, Ohio

73 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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It takes one ignorant person like you to try and ruin it for everyone else. I'm pretty sure you are the same person who will complain when you see a person gettin arrested for a crime and say that they need to get a job.

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jockstrapjones in Indianapolis, Indiana

73 months ago

Why are people so negative towards this guy? I mean, if you know he has an issue why would you be mean to him? It's funny how you call him all these names yet you do the very same thing. Quit making us criminals look so bad by replying to this ignorant dude, OK?

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jockstrapjones in Indianapolis, Indiana

73 months ago

precious brown in Tampa, Florida said: Hi I have a boyfriend who has been searching for a job and he cannot seem to get one because he has 2 misdemeanors on his record he has never been in any serious trouble.He made mistake when he was younger and now he is trying to live his life right and no one will hire him.He is starting to give up and get discourage. Please tell us what can we do.

Girl, I have two misdemeanors on my record and SELECT STAFFING just hired me. I suggest that because that's all I know.

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david in Minneapolis, Minnesota

73 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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Of course, a southerner. Ignorant, and hateful. someone pooring their feelings and all you want to do is disrespect them. Nobody wants to a criminal cooking our food, but we don't know what past you got. You're Nobody. Nobody.

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jockstrapjones in Indianapolis, Indiana

73 months ago

Find a way to comment this guy to support his problem; don't make him make you look stupid by posting something negative! Fight fire with water, not fire! It's in the bible.

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Jleebuzbee in Atlanta, Georgia

73 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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I am career Specialist and I help individuals that have felony charges find and maintain employment. I see that your post was a while ago and I hope that you have changed you opinion since. The people that I have the opportunity to work with deserve a second chance, they are hard working, dependable and contributing members of our society. Sorry you feel that way.

Construction
Grocery Stores
Subway
Private Business
Staffing Agencies
Security-- Depending on the charge
Construction
Mail places
I HOP
Applebees

And Many Many more places,,
It all about making relationships
See if you can find an employment advocacy group in your area through DFAX or DOL!
GOOD LUCK

For Places that will Hire---

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spanky_23 in Warren, Michigan

72 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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wow ur a effin as coming from a beautiful young women with 3 felonies and a baby to feed. Just because we made mistakes to learn from cause thats what life is living and learning we shouldnt have it held against us if you had any ide how the justice system works maybe you would be a little more compassionate instead of a giant pr**k

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Linda campbell in Topeka, Kansas

72 months ago

You guys should check out www.xamire.com. They got an employer listing that hires felons, as well as some pretty good information on where to go, in your state, to get some help. There's also a community, with some pretty cool people.

The world needs to realize that felon does not mean blood thirsty killer. It's mostly a theft crime, which can be $500 bucks worth, that people have, and believe it or not, people can, and do change. The people looking for work, are the ones that are not about to make the same mistakes.

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logistican500 in Indianapolis, Indiana

72 months ago

Don't enable this douche bag, he only gets off on the fact every one of us is mad at him. I mean, put yourself in his shoes, it's easy to say something like that, but we shouldn't let that bother us. I would try Select Staffing! Just saying :) They hired me as a BOSS so it's all good here now, finally. Don't forget to keep a positive outlook / persona and know that you can beat a background check with attitude alone. Having a record means one thing; you must shape up your attitude. I'm a criminal but I'm also a good leader. Try leadership.

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logistican500 in Indianapolis, Indiana

72 months ago

time2changeit in Cleveland, Ohio said: My felony was over 18 yrs ago and I still cant get a decent job. I shouldnt have ever even been convicted. I was protecting myself from someone forcing their way in and her hand was caught in the door when I tried to keep her out. They charged me with 2nd Degree Assault with permanent injury. I cant even get a job at a dollar store and it was 18yrs ago! They need to do something to help us. If they checked the unemployment rate I guarantee the majority of it is because of people with a criminal background whether felony or misdemeanor. There has to be some help out there for us.

Just gotta keep the right attitude and get an education. I just landed a job and everyone loves me. Why? Becuase I watch the words that come out of my mouth, take a job very seriously (no hangovers at work now) and I don't do drugs any more. If you can pass a drug test, have a positive attitude and speak goods words, and can make sense when you speak, if you can do all that; it will take about 2 years for you to find work -- that's if you are dedicated on finding work.

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bmjones75 in Arlington, Texas

72 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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such an idiot who do you think works on your car at the shops oh and you infidel what about the house you live in 90% of contractors that helped build your home have also been to jail for one thing or another think about that next time you turn the key to go into you house and one other thing bet at one time or another have had fun with your wife-girlfriend so also think about that next time you crawl into bed all women like a bad boy just with employers felt the same oh even after my convictions I have held high paying supervisor positions

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Joel in Jonesboro, Arkansas

72 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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Next time you're in the hospital for surgery, check to see if the blood is coming from a felon or someone of another race. You will never know. Why? Because it is a stupid question, just like your attitude.1993

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Joel in Jonesboro, Arkansas

72 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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Next time you need to go to the Hospital for surgery, make sure the blood is not from a felon or someone of another race. They don't print that on the bags because it is stupid, just like your attitude.

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jason in Muskegon, Michigan

72 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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so my family should starve because i have a felony i don't think so, like you i need to work to provide for my family too! i don't think that my kids should have to suffer for my mistakes they're not the ones who made the mistake .Let me tell you something my kids are not like me they are better than that and i aim to see them do better than me so if that means working at denny's to help see it happen then so be it or anywhere they will give me a chance to work.3

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Brandon Fraiser (roxnox) in Topeka, Kansas

71 months ago

I've found a job by using xamire.com That's about the only place I know you can search for places to apply in my city - it's decently accurate, and now im working!

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Trashisfree in Denver, Colorado

71 months ago

Today I sold 3 plastic 55 gallon drums for $105, profit $55. A short gypsy cab ride for a friend home from work $10, going to be a regular thing. Sold whippets for $68 profit. At 3:00 am I pick up someone and take them to the airport for another $50, probably cost me $10 in gas and $5-10 in wear and tear. I'm up around $150 today, after gas and wear and tear on the car. Total hours worked, 3.

Tomorrow I am buying a $495 home depot card for $420. Which should cover my new refrigerator. $600, reduced to $500, 10% off $450 + sales tax, free delivery and installation, and I have my old one sold for $50. Thats how a cheap ass gets a new fridge for around $370 out of pocket. Going to pick that card up pays me $75 an hour - gas. Hopefully sell some drums, who knows what else tomorrow.

New Years is coming up. 1 year I broke $500, last year was slower, only $300 gypsy cabbing for friends and their parties. Thats after gas.

Please open your eyes, realize any job a felon is minimum wage to $12 an hour. Do everything you can to find additional ways to make money. Your job at best is likely to keep your parole officer off you.

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computerpro in Muskogee, Oklahoma

71 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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<p> That's a really poor attitude that you have. Some people get convicted when innocent on the basis that the court system only needs probable cause up until a jury trial where the accused may or may not have the money for representation. AND everyone needs a job. Especially for the economy to thrive. If these people cannot find gainful employment do you know how the provide for their families? WELFARE! You should probably do some research and check your attitude before you insult people for past mistakes and shortcomings.

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tbsthe3 in Meridian, Idaho

71 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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Thats not right. Just because someone did something bad doesnt mean there a bad person at all. why are you looking at this page if your just going to be mean?

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Alex in Portland, Oregon

71 months ago

People of that highly prejudiced mentality actually just want to grow the penal system. Don't forget, it is the same mentality that wants you in the gutter, then DENIED welfare. Denied welfare, denied jobs, denied passports, then desperate enough to go back to crime and frustrated enough to get violent. They would rather just find someone poor and weak to go and shoot for sport while playing some morally superior attitude. How different is that from the prison staff who play games to tick you off just so they can bring the riot squad down on you?

The guy in Denver is telling you like it really is. You have to scavenge and hustle and get good at it. Be just as selective as that prick in Georgia over who you spend money with. I am careful to work only work with businesses that will reciprocate whenever possible. Boycott those who boycott you and realize that anyone getting a government paycheck while having those attitudes is a total hypocrite anyway. Those who don't even have to work, get real, sure they vote, but some dickweed who inherited a bunch of rental properties and got some goody handout keep busy job with the county trying to play morally superior over those who actually have to make money to get by? Come on. That's not even adult thinking.

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Trashisfree in Denver, Colorado

71 months ago

New Years was a home run. First thing in the morning I sold 12 drums for $400. $200 profit, for 20 minutes of loading and helping strap them down. Sold 28 boxes of whippets at $4 a box profit, 2 of them deliveries around 730am on New Years Day. Had 1 longer ride at 630pm, was slammed from 9pm till 930am, with a total of maybe 1 hour I took off for my own sanity.
All together somewhere between $900 and $950 on the day after gas and wear and tear on the car. Gps, phone, car phone charger, 4 huge parties with my name, and every friend I knew trying to catch a ride.

New Years Day I didn't plan on doing anything, but I sold the last one of my current batch of drums for a $24 profit, and got a call from 2 people I enjoyed driving around all weekend. $20 for the ride, and another $12 profit on 3 boxes of whippets. Call it $50 for 30 minutes of driving, and 45 minutes hanging out with dear friends.

Working hard on finding more drum sources, since I think I could sell 80 a month, if I can get the supply. Getting my super nice ones for $16 delivered, may have to pay $20 each 20 at a time for others, but I can't keep them in stock at $40 for 1, $35 3+, $400 for 12. Found on craigslist, sold on craigslist. Hey Alexx in Portland, email me my name at gmail or find me same on facebook.

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71 months ago

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71 months ago

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Knicker Bocker in Orlando, Florida

71 months ago

I am a convicted felon and have committed my crime in 2002 when I was 17-18. I was facing attempted robbery charges because I didnt take anything (it was a fight that I won). After a legal aid(states lawyer) told me that I can get 10years if I dont plead guilty I took the offer of 3years. During my incarceration I obtained my G.E.D and was a month away from getting my plumbers certificate but I was released. 10 years later and I have been pulled from my position at my old job because of my record...can honestly say that I have filled out hundreds of applications and have been called/emailed in by 5 small local companies and 3 big ones. During the interviews I was asked more about my conviction than my skills...never got the jobs (f u SEARS, WALMART and AT&T. I am now homeless with my Acer laptop that I bought when I had a job lol. I go around certain areas looking for free wifi so I can fill out applications. I had a dog that I loved very much...had to bring him to the vet cause he was sick and they had to put him to sleep because I had no money. That was the most devastating day of my life(Im a huge animal lover). I have nothing now and feel I have to live my life the wrong way. If society wants to treat me like an animal then I have no choice but to act... To the guy in Georgia: I hope its you and your family I run into when I reach that breaking point where Im desperate for money and have you at gunpoint. I know that a lot of Americans have issues with the Government because they are treating you wrong but the same way they treat you, you treat me so maybe when you help me do something about my situation we can all get together and do something about your situation.
I TELL MY EXPERIENCE SO U CAN UNDERSTAND WHAT SOME OF US GO THROUGH, SOME PEOPLE OUT HERE ARE GOING THROUGH MUCH WORSE.

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az in Cleveland, Ohio

71 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

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stfu your a hypocrite you wishing bad things upon people. he who is without sin can cast the first stone.

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Steelflower in Pomona, California

71 months ago

He who is without sin cast the first stone. (Well that should shut you up for a while, you jerk!)

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

Please let us all know if you folks get jobs at other businesses so we can avoid those as well.

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christy O in Cleveland, Ohio

71 months ago

Charlie in Tignall, Georgia said: Well actually the guy has a point in that the only (ONLY, mind you)reason Denny's Restaurant exists is to please that guy - and thousands of others like him. The customer is the reason for any business. Without the customer being happy, the business will not exist for very long and if you advertise that you are hiring felons to work there it WILL turn off some customers.

Since most people in the US are of the same opinion as that fellow, it is possible that Denny's could lose enough business to actually cease to exist. You see there is a very good reason companies are willing to fork over about $25 dollars per employee to do drug tests and criminal background tests. If they don't, they lose assets and they lose customers.

No matter how much you disagree, there are not enough criminal minded people/supporters in the US to operate your own country and keep yourselves alive even if we gave you the western half of the country. You need honest people for your very existence.

To think otherwise is basic anarchy and that idea does not work either.

Yeah, because American politicians walk the straight and narrow and you put your trust in them, yeah right!!! They are the biggest liars and abusers of the system but yet you pay them with your tax dollars. So, in reply to the Jerk that doesn't want to spend a dime where criminals work, you are spending more than a dime helping support your local and national congress men and women who are sometimes more crooked than the criminal trying to find a job. They just pay people off to hide their skeletons!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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hazel in Dolton, Illinois

71 months ago

ive been out of jail for 4 years now went to nursing school got a waiver to work in the health field and peeople still wont give me a job with my waiver i only had a drug case not a violent crime

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logistican500 in Dayton, Ohio

71 months ago

Name Withheld in Detroit, Michigan said: Start your own business.

They don't give you a chance becase statistically speaking, those with criminal history don't stay with jobs very long, they are lower performers, and they are the cause of most workplace violence. That's why they wont hire us, few ruin it for all.

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logistican500 in Dayton, Ohio

71 months ago

time2changeit in Cleveland, Ohio said: My felony was over 18 yrs ago and I still cant get a decent job. I shouldnt have ever even been convicted. I was protecting myself from someone forcing their way in and her hand was caught in the door when I tried to keep her out. They charged me with 2nd Degree Assault with permanent injury. I cant even get a job at a dollar store and it was 18yrs ago! They need to do something to help us. If they checked the unemployment rate I guarantee the majority of it is because of people with a criminal background whether felony or misdemeanor. There has to be some help out there for us.

I'm trying to change my ID / SSN because this is crazy / madness; not hiring free men, wtf! It's pretty crazy but keep in mind "It's not the strongest that survive, it's those most adaptive to change that will survive." So lets adapt to this change no matter how long it takes.

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Alex in Portland, Oregon

71 months ago

logistican500 in Dayton, Ohio said: They don't give you a chance becase statistically speaking, those with criminal history don't stay with jobs very long, they are lower performers, and they are the cause of most workplace violence. That's why they wont hire us, few ruin it for all.

Maye some ugly truth there. I was all messed depressed and stressed when I was out of prison and worked in sales. I worked hard and did well at one car dealership and rose up quickly, but I know I would have done better except that people could probably read that something was wrong, and it was, I was fresh out of months of solitary confinement (well the modern type where you are locked with a cellmate). No calls, no vists, no yard time. Then people got jealous and sabotaged me, could not live with the fact that someone fresh out of prison could recover from months of abuse. Probation transferred me to another town but I worked in the same industry, but at places which more or less specialized in hiring felons. There were threats, fights, people cheating people, and in my opinion, maybe not enough violence since there were people at that place who deserved a beating they never got. Felons get hired at the high turnover lower grade places which most regular people will not even apply to, so coming out of a dog eat dog street mentality business to a regular corporate world is an adjustment that many cannot make. I got sideswiped at one of the better employers in the industry by another employee who was one of those types who was constantly in trouble for dope or alcohol stuff, but narrowly ducking any felony conviction and he got all jealous of my job and called in a complaint to HR about the local manager who hired me having broken some corporate policy about hiring felons. I still get a good reference from the supervisor even though the corporation lists me as "ineligible for rehire".

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logistican500 in Dayton, Ohio

71 months ago

Gotta stay straight. Any one of us criminals that complain about not being hired that are on drugs or are alcoholics need to stop complaining as soon as possible. You can smoke ciggs but anything else is no excuse to cry about not being hired. Get your mind right; it helps to stay positive and realize what is actually possible. I'm an alcoholic and recently quit and that's why I can say all this. It's still pretty sad I can go in and sit at the Lilly Corporate Center and work there as a contractor but I can't go out and drive a forklift in a warehouse!

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Special-Realtime in Chicago, Illinois

71 months ago

I use www.xamire.com to help me, and other people I know with felonies, find a job. I didn't even know you could get federally bonded or that you can get you new employer a tax credit JUST FOR HIRING YOU! Use the new system at xamire.com.

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71 months ago

spanky_23 in Warren, Michigan said: wow ur a effin as coming from a beautiful young women with 3 felonies and a baby to feed. Just because we made mistakes to learn from cause thats what life is living and learning we shouldnt have it held against us if you had any ide how the justice system works maybe you would be a little more compassionate instead of a giant pr**k

THE RIGHT TO WORK MOVEMENT FOR EX OFFENDERS IS THE ANSWER NOW ALL WE NEED IS YOUR HELP COME JOIN A POSITIVE MOVEMENT AND LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD RIGHTTOWORKMOVEMENT.ORG OR NOJOBNOVOTE.ORG WHEN EX-OFFENDERS WORK CRIME GOES DOWN WELFARE GOES DOWN AND THE GOVERNMENT GET TAXES FROM TAX PAYING EX-OFFENDING CITIZENS WIN!WIN!WIN!WIN!

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71 months ago

THE RIGHT TO WORK MOVEMENT FOR EX OFFENDERS IS THE ANSWER NOW ALL WE NEED IS YOUR HELP COME JOIN A POSITIVE MOVEMENT AND LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD RIGHTTOWORKMOVEMENT.ORG OR NOJOBNOVOTE.ORG WHEN EX-OFFENDERS WORK CRIME GOES DOWN WELFARE GOES DOWN AND THE GOVERNMENT GET TAXES FROM TAX PAYING EX-OFFENDING CITIZENS WIN!WIN!WIN!WIN!

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RIGHT TO WORK MOVEMENT MI "BAN THE BOX" in Pontiac, Michigan

71 months ago

spanky_23 in Warren, Michigan said: wow ur a effin as coming from a beautiful young women with 3 felonies and a baby to feed. Just because we made mistakes to learn from cause thats what life is living and learning we shouldnt have it held against us if you had any ide how the justice system works maybe you would be a little more compassionate instead of a giant pr**k

THE RIGHT TO WORK MOVEMENT FOR EX OFFENDERS IS THE ANSWER NOW ALL WE NEED IS YOUR HELP COME JOIN A POSITIVE MOVEMENT AND LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD RIGHTTOWORKMOVEMENT.ORG OR NOJOBNOVOTE.ORG WHEN EX-OFFENDERS WORK CRIME GOES DOWN WELFARE GOES DOWN AND THE GOVERNMENT GET TAXES FROM TAX PAYING EX-OFFENDING CITIZENS WIN!WIN!WIN!WIN!

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RIGHT TO WORK MOVEMENT MI "BAN THE BOX" in Pontiac, Michigan

71 months ago

Deb in Livonia, Michigan said: I hate to say this to anyone, but lie, you have a 50/50 chance of them doing a background check.

I have been fired 4 times and not because I lied, the question was not on the application but a new HR person came in and did background ck's without asking. I would have told them. And my most recent, I took a travel job that only ask in the last 7 years have you been convicted of a felony, I honestly answered no, my conviction was over 11 years ago. The company I was assigned to sent out a questionaire and I was asked if I ever had been convicted, I answered yes, the next morning I was excorted out of the building, thank you for your honesty but....bs...never judged on my job or abilities and I will say I have talent, I have a degree. No one wants to know why I was in the postion to do something so stupid, they don't care. I no longer have any faith in society. So today, I got to apply for state aid again and here I sit without a job for being honest...you see where honesty gets you, collecting foodstamps and living at the mercy of others. There is no such thing as rehabilitation and working your way back into society, because society doesn't want anything to do with us.

THE RIGHT TO WORK MOVEMENT FOR EX OFFENDERS IS THE ANSWER NOW ALL WE NEED IS YOUR HELP COME JOIN A POSITIVE MOVEMENT AND LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD RIGHTTOWORKMOVEMENT.ORG OR NOJOBNOVOTE.ORG WHEN EX-OFFENDERS WORK CRIME GOES DOWN WELFARE GOES DOWN AND THE GOVERNMENT GET TAXES FROM TAX PAYING EX-OFFENDING CITIZENS WIN!WIN!WIN!WIN!

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Alex in Portland, Oregon

71 months ago

Hey, I understand the concept of the right to work thing, but prior to my felony conviction, I had worked in Corporate security and had dealt with some of those issues from felons in the workplace, not so much on the laborer side, but in management giving orders, having access and authority on some things that I felt were entirely inappropriate. I think that background checks are entirely appropriate, but some level of adult understanding needs to be there too. We had a felon managing a part of a hotel and he did his job fairly well but at one point night management duties included being in charge of the hotel safe where firearms were occasionally being stored. Now if we had a kitchen manager who actually went to a prison culinary school but had regular access to knives, come on, lets get real, it's not like he is at any major risk of shanking someone over a pot roast getting burnt. Background checks and to some degree disclosure are something that should be used as a management tool, not cause for immediate dismissal. Another way to handle this is aggressive civil prosecution against firms that obviously discriminate just on the basis of the "felon" title. Punishment for wrongful discrimination in the corporate world needs to be swift and severe, but complete concealment of the record ought not to be law. I know in the past unions used that as a tool for going after non-union employers, just as a weapon for breaking them, but not so much championing any cause of felon rights.

I know for myself, personally, the difference between getting the job and not getting the job is usually disclosure vs non-disclosure. Lying vs putting my family well-being at risk. I am not currently a criminal, so whey would I use that term self descriptively? It really goes against my grain to have to lie, but when dealing with people willing to be enemies and force me to desperation just to feed the prison machine, then something gives somewhere.

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STAR82 in Atlanta, Georgia

71 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

Please let us all know if you folks get jobs at other businesses so we can avoid those as well.

YOUR A JERK!! JUST BECAUSE SOMEONE HAS A FELONY DOESNT MAKE THEM A BAD PERSON.......SUCH A JERK!!! GROW UP!!!

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david2007 in Mays Landing, New Jersey

71 months ago

I have been a supervisor/ carpenter for High Concrete Inc then I was laid off my felony was in 1998 I just applyed for a Walmart job did my three interviews, they called me in for the job offer. told me what I would be making. I told them I had a felony it was theft 3rd degree. I have just recieved a letter recinding the offer. can anyone tell me I I have any recourse in there decesion not to hire me. E- mail dradu61955@comcast.net

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Broken Hearted Mom in Tulsa, Oklahoma

71 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

Please let us all know if you folks get jobs at other businesses so we can avoid those as well.

Hello,
My son was groomed by a molester, drugged and molested as were heaven only knows how many other children. When he was hooked on the drugs the people who sold him the drugs told him to do 'x' crime or they would kill me, his mother. He had just turned 16. The drug dealers beat him, broke into my house numberous times and stole everything I had of value $300,000. worth. He did what he was told. He spent years in prison. This is a boy who was raised in church by a single working mother. He was beaten and raped regularly in prison. He has been out going on two years and cannot find work. He would give anything for a job doing anything. The molester is now in federal prison, after so many parents went to the police that this well known man was finally charged with kiddie porn. My son thought this was a 'big brother' type of man, we were wrong.

You know so very little about humans, may you be sentenced to have to eat in Denny's the balance of your life.

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c.carpenter

71 months ago

Good information in Winterville, Georgia said: Thanks for the info. I will never spend another dime at Denny's. I sure don't want a criminal cooking my food.

Please let us all know if you folks get jobs at other businesses so we can avoid those as well.

You act like your a saint we are people just like you and everyone else just cause we make some mistakes you act like we are horrible you are around people all the time that has been arrested people like you are just jerks and that's it. Who are you to judge us only god can do that. We need chances to show our-self's to.

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Concerned in Indianapolis, Indiana

71 months ago

My sister-in-law's live-in boyfriend is a felon. Nice guy, says a lot of things.. but he hasn't had a job in the last 8 years. Nothing. I've had 4 jobs last year (most were temp. I had a good job but lost it due to having a severe case of Bronchitis, that was fun). Anyway.. he seems smart and things but he just won't go out and get a job. Or even apply. At the old warehouse I used to work at, they do hire people with past convictions for certain things, on a case-by-case basis. He said he applied but claimed that the background check came back bad. Uhm, if you're honest/up front in the beginning, you should be fine, especially if you speak to HR. This was 5 months ago. He hasn't looked since. My sis-in-law is now in the hospital. She's asked us for money to pay for rent and utilities, but we're not able to because my guys' car's transmission went out so we're super tight on money as it is.

Is there really... any way possible he can get a job? Or is he just saying this to live for free and not be a productive part of society? We've all been trying to talk her into having him move out, but she says he has no where to go. That's not a good reason for me.

Thanks for reading. Any info will be helpful.

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