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“The No. 1 recommendation hiring managers have, is to own up to your past and focus on what you have learned from it and to grow professionally and personally,” says Rosemary Haefner, Vice President of H.R. at Career Builder. You also want to stay active, taking classes, volunteering, and tapping into social networks. These can be good ways to help overcome obstacles associated with job hunting for those with a criminal past. According to the study 51% of H.R. managers reported that their organization has hired someone with a criminal record.
Facts on Hiring
- Americans change jobs every four years, which creates 70% of all job openings.
- More than 80% of all job openings are never advertised to the public.
- 90% of employers prefer to hire the friends of their employees.
November is National Career Development (NCD) month. Joanie and Julian have events scheduled for each week of the month.
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