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Find a Job (or Start Your Own Business)

Job Search Engines

All search engines available online only

 

Job ApplicationsJob apps

We offer links to online application pages and printable job application forms from our comprehensive database.  We feature information on 1,500 popular companies in major industries such as fast food, retail, grocery stores, hotels and restaurants. Each company listed has a page which includes company history, service offered and common job opportunities.  https://www.job-applications.com/

 

Way Up

  https://www.wayup.com/Way up

We feel strongly that opportunity belongs to all, and that an individual should never be limited by their economic status, race, sexual orientation, gender, who you know, where you went to school, or where you’re from.

 

 

GlassdoorGlassdoor

  https://www.glassdoor.com/

Glassdoor is one of the fastest growing jobs and recruiting sites. It holds a growing database of millions of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more. No other site allows you to see which employers are hiring, what it’s really like to work or interview there according to employees, and how much you could earn.

 

 Jobs for Felons HubfreejobsJF

http://jobsforfelonshub.com/

A resource “website created by a few folks who have personally watched their loved ones struggle to get a  job due to having a felony.”   They share their free reentry employment guide here. Check out their website or their Facebook page for more information:   http://jobsforfelonshub.com/start-here/  

or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jobsforfelonshub

 

success

Successful Release

We have personally contacted each company for information regarding jobs for felons. https://successfulrelease.com/jobs-for-felons/

Guide to Finding a Job Through Networking https://successfulrelease.com/who-hires-felons-where-to-network-to-find-jobs-for-felons/

 

FICGN LOGO for emp. pageFormerly Incarcerated College Graduate Network

https://www.ficgn.org/job-leads   Discover career-related jobs that welcome formerly incarcerated applicants and see the value in your lived experience.

 

Jobline

Toll-Free Number: 1-800-414-5748    If you are looking for employment, Jobline is a free public service available on the telephone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. New jobs are listed on the system each day, and jobs that are filled are removed. All that is required is a touch-tone telephone to establish your personalized job-search profile. The system is designed for you to use each day during your job search.

USA Jobs

An official website of the United States government    https://www.usajobs.gov/  

FCI

Fair Chance Employers

Check out this list of Employers who have pledged to give formerly incarcerated folks a Fair Chance at employment!

Click here to see the Fair Chance Pledge web page. Scroll down to see which employers signed on!

 

All of these websites have thousands of jobs available at different employability levels.

Non-profit Job Search Engines:

Idealist

Idealist

www.idealist.org   Jobs, Internships and Volunteer Opportunities (that can sometimes turn in to jobs…)

 

BridgespanBridgespan

https://www.bridgespan.org/jobs/nonprofit-jobs/nonprofit-job-board   Bridgespan: Non-profit job board

 

EncoreEncore

www.encore.org 

Jobs for people 50+ yrs of age

Philanthropy News Digest

PND Philanthropy News Digest: all levels of non-profit jobs.

http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/jobs

GJBGary’s Job Board:
Truck Drivers wanted!

Gary can find you a better truck driving job, with or without a CDL.

Website:   http://www.garysjobboard.com/

More information about trucking / driving jobs:

 https://www.fairshake.net/employment-trucking-driving-jobs/

GIGS: Single or multiple day opportunities

For an interesting temp option, you can check out the Craigslist in your area under ‘Gigs’.  You’ll find opportunities that include moving furniture, doing yard work for a few hours, car dismantling, CDL temporary jobs,  staff for weekend events, handyperson, cleaning, carpentry, welding, electrical, plumbing, painting, brand ambassadors (reps) and much more.  Many of these gigs have opportunities that can turn into jobs.

warningIMGKeep the author’s intent in mind when searching on Craig’s list. Beware that some listings are quite sketchy…

https://newyork.craigslist.org/

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Prepare For Work!

www.fairshake.net/prepare-for-work/

  • – Resume Writing Ideas
  • – Letter of Explanation
  • – Prepare For Your Interview
  • … and much more!

Start Your Own Business

It’s not easy, but for the creative, courageous and tenacious, it’s often the right thing to do.  Here are a few documents to help you get started. 

From the Small Business Administration

Business Plan Template

Start A Business!

From the Consumer Information Center:

Planning and Goal Setting for A Small Business

Minding Your Own Business

How to Write a Business Plan

From the Fair Shake Reentry Packet

Self Employment

Career onestop sqCareer Onestop

Put together a successful job search with resources on resumes, interviewing, networking and finding job openings.

https://www.careeronestop.org/JobSearch/job-search.aspx

Everything in this section available Online Only

 

  • America’s Service Locator connects individuals to employment and training opportunities available at local American Job Centers.

    www.ServiceLocator.org

  • America’s Career InfoNet occupation and industry information, salary data and career exploration assistance.    www.CareerInfoNet.org
  • mySkills myFuture helps career changers find new occupations to explore.   www.mySkillsmyFuture.org
  • Veterans ReEmployment is a one-stop website for employment, training, and financial help after military service.

    www.CareerOneStop.org/ReEmployment/Veterans