How to Use Background Screening to Hire Second-Chance Workers
Should you hire someone who has been convicted of a crime? Chances are, whether you know it or not, you already have. More than one in four Americans has a criminal record. This reality, as well as the legal realities of using criminal background checks in hiring, make it difficult to exclude all ex-offenders.
In this guide, we show that there is a path employers can take to hire ex-offenders with success, using a risk management strategy that leverages information to reduce the odds of an ex-offender failing.
IN THIS GUIDE
- The Employers’ Dilemma in Hiring Ex-Offenders
- Follow the Math: Your Workforce Will Probably
- Have to Include Ex-Offenders
- To Hire or Not to Hire: Evaluating the Risks
- Public Policy to Employer: Hire a Felon!
- Would More Jobs for Ex-Offenders Reduce Recidivism?
- Does Hiring Ex-Offenders Put You at Risk?
- How to Hire an Ex-Offender