82% of managers and 67% of HR professionals think that the value new employees with criminal records bring to the organization is as high as or higher than that of workers without records.
The general populations unemployment rate is 3.7% while the 20 million Americans with felony convictions face an unemployment rate of 27%.
When hiring from this population you are investing in the development people and the community you serve.
Businesses who hire formerly incarcerated individuals may qualify for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit which gives employers up to $9,000 for each adult hired.
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