‘Fake’ Online Application Helps Job Seekers Practice


by Denise Felder It’s hard to avoid using a computer when applying for most jobs. Many companies require a person either complete an application on the company website, or use an on-site computer kiosk instead of filling out a paper application. Making mistakes when completing an online application could keep you from getting an interview. … Continue reading ‘Fake’ Online Application Helps Job Seekers Practice

Ex-Offenders: Prepare for the Tough Interview Questions


by Mark Schultz Interviewing can be a nerve-wracking experience for anyone. For ex-offenders, though, there is always that nagging thought of “when will I be asked about my criminal background?” and “how am I going to respond?” This can cause unneeded stress throughout the interview process. If you’re an ex-offender, what can you do to … Continue reading Ex-Offenders: Prepare for the Tough Interview Questions

Showcasing Skills for Ex-Offender Job Seekers


by Mark Schultz Finding work can be a challenge if you have a criminal background. It’s important to know the common barriers to employment you might face and how to respond to employer attitudes. One common misconception about people with criminal records is they lack the skills to be productive employees. The reality might be … Continue reading Showcasing Skills for Ex-Offender Job Seekers