I invite you to review the article Employer Reservation and Ex-Offender Employment Opportunities . The article, written by Darrell Miller, D.B.A. and Howard R. Young highlights the issues related to ex-offenders entering the employment market. What's intriguing about the article is the focus on the employer and identifying the common characteristics of indistries hiring ex-offenders. Their discovery of credible referral systems producing the most encouraging results is critical information.
How does this information align with how you prepare students to enter the workforce? What referral processes do you have in place?
Let's share ideas!