Discovering Trucking Driving Jobs for felons and ex convictsby Jana Ritter - Published: 10/03/2012
Finding employment after jail or prison can be tough; but having a list of companies known to hire ex convicts and felons in addition to their regular new hires will definitely save you a lot of time while searching for a job.
Trucking businesses that employ felons give many ex-cons the opportunity to continue their rehabilitation. Also, studies show a lower habitual relapse rate for such individuals. Companies hiring felons have shown in dozens of surveys that such individuals can often be productive workers.
Studies have have shown that typically, people who've spent longer than a year behind bars, prefer outdoors jobs and careers after their release. Of course, the industries for individuals with priors is very limited, for instance, a person with who was charged with drug abuse or multiple DUIs will most likely have a hard time getting such jobs. A common job for prior felons with no previous professional work history is truck driving. It involves the simple task of driving, it pays well, and best of all it's outdoors.
Finding truck driving jobs for felons is much more difficult than those for non-felons. For this reason, you may have to spend a lot of time searching until you find the right position. Some employers understand that people make mistakes and are more than willing to take a chance by hiring a felon. TruckingUnlimited.com works hand in hand with many trucking companies that hire drivers with troublesome records, felons and ex-convicts to help these people and ultimately provide trucking jobs for felons.
TruckingUnlimited.com announced today that it has partnered with Safer Transportation Inc to assist in finding employment for such drivers. Safer Transportation Inc specializes in flatbed freight in all 48 States, and is hiring drivers regardless of their felony record as long as at least 3 years has passes since the driver was convicted.
To give yourself the best chance of employment, show up for your interview ready to impress. And of course, make sure you acknowledge your mistakes and explain that you have learned your lesson. Use TruckingUnlimited.com to search for and find trucking jobs for felons. Soon you will realize that many companies are willing to hear you out