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BEST JOBS FOR EX-OFFENDERS: 101 Opportunities To Jump Start Your New Life, 2nd Edition

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Here's the first book to examine jobs suitable for ex-offenders. Profiling 101 opportunities that are relatively open to people with not-so-hot backgrounds, this revealing book gives renewed hope and direction to ex-offenders who are uncertain what they want to do, can do, and will do in the future.  It profiles 13 categories of jobs and occupations:

 Construction trades and related jobs

 Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

 Science, math, engineering, and technology jobs

 Production occupations

 Transportation and material moving occupations

 Travel and hospitality jobs

 Computer and Internet jobs

 Health and medical care jobs

 Sales and related jobs

 Sports, entertainment, and media jobs

 Office and administrative support jobs

 Military, government, and nonprofit jobs

 Starting a business

Examining many jobs in terms of employment outlook, nature of work, working conditions, education and training requirements, expected earnings, and recommended resources, the book serves as a handy reference for exploring job options appropriate for ex-offenders who want to jump-start their lives with a good job that leads to a rewarding career.  The book includes summary charts of today's best jobs and separate chapters on transitional employment experiences, job restrictions on ex-offenders, and internal and external barriers to employment.

The message throughout this ground-breaking book is very clear:  Ex-offenders are employable.  Given useful information, an action plan, and a positive attitude coupled with drive, they can become successful. 2015. 144 pp.  7" x 10" Softcover.

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