Job Searching with a Criminal Background

Having a criminal record could affect your job search. CareerOneStop has a number of resources to help ex-offenders overcome barriers they may face in their job search, including: 

  • Work restricitons that apply to certain convictions
  • Advice on how to address your conviciton in an interview or on an application
  • Leads on where to look for job opportunities if you have a criminal background
  • State and local resouces aimed to help those with a criminal background