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NCJ Number: 220936 Find in a Library
Title: Quick Job Search for Ex-Offenders: Seven Steps to Findings a Job Fast
Author(s): Michael Farr; Maurice Stevens
Date Published: 2008
Page Count: 68
Sponsoring Agency: JIST Works
Indianapolis, IN 46256-3923
Publication Number: ISBN 978-1-59357-471-0
Sale Source: JIST Works
7321 Shadeland Station, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46256-3923
United States of America
Type: Handbook
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This guide book offers ex-offenders with seven basic and effective steps for a quick and successful job search.
Abstract: The seven steps to finding a job fast include: (1) create a positive image and environment; (2) identify one's skills; (3) identify job targets; (4) get one's documents in order; (5) use the most effective job search methods; (6) improve one's interviewing skills; and (7) follow up on all job leads. This book emphasizes the most effective job search approaches, providing an ex-offender with what they need to know to overcome barriers and cut job search time in half. Clear examples are provided, as well as helpful worksheets, time-saving tips, and practical advice. Those ex-offenders who quickly find steady employment are the ones most likely to stay out of prison and make a new life for themselves. The guide is designed to help ex-offenders make that transition successfully by getting a job fast. Appendix A and B
Main Term(s): Ex-offender employment
Index Term(s): Barriers to ex-offender employment; Employment; Employment discrimination; Employment services; Employment-crime relationships; Ex-offenders; Post-release programs; Social reintegration
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