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How Can we Better Support Hiring and Job Retention?

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WhenPeopleWork is an online employment matching system that aligns formerly incarcerated men and women—as well as prisoners on track to be released—with employers who already know that their job candidates from our program will be people who have been incarcerated. The "check the box" question about a criminal conviction history is eliminated, as is the stigma attached to it. The result is a fair chance at meaningful employment.

What is the Labor Market like for Formerly Incarcerated Job Seekers?

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WhenPeopleWork is an online employment matching system that aligns formerly incarcerated men and women—as well as prisoners on track to be released—with employers who already know that their job candidates from our program will be people who have been incarcerated. The "check the box" question about a criminal conviction history is eliminated, as is the stigma attached to it. The result is a fair chance at meaningful employment.

What Are Employer Concerns in Hiring the Formerly Incarcerated?

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WhenPeopleWork is an online employment matching system that aligns formerly incarcerated men and women—as well as prisoners on track to be released—with employers who already know that their job candidates from our program will be people who have been incarcerated. The "check the box" question about a criminal conviction history is eliminated, as is the stigma attached to it. The result is a fair chance at meaningful employment.

Concerns for Formerly Incarcerated People Seeking Employment

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WhenPeopleWork is an online employment matching system that aligns formerly incarcerated men and women—as well as prisoners on track to be released—with employers who already know that their job candidates from our program will be people who have been incarcerated. The "check the box" question about a criminal conviction history is eliminated, as is the stigma attached to it. The result is a fair chance at meaningful employment.

Barriers to Employment

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WhenPeopleWork is an online employment matching system that aligns formerly incarcerated men and women—as well as prisoners on track to be released—with employers who already know that their job candidates from our program will be people who have been incarcerated. The "check the box" question about a criminal conviction history is eliminated, as is the stigma attached to it. The result is a fair chance at meaningful employment.

Hiring the Formerly Incarcerated Benefits All Americans

Employers registered with WhenPeopleWork consider an individual's qualifications first, and not his or her record.
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Employers registered with WhenPeopleWork consider an individual's qualifications first, and not his or her record. As a result, everyone benefits. Employers get loyal and hardworking individuals. Employees get a job that fulfills their potential. WhenPeopleWork provides a simple, fair, transparent and reliable process for employers and employees that matches potential candidates with jobs based on training, skills and experience.

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Employers registered with WhenPeopleWork consider an individual's qualifications first, and not his or her record. As a result, everyone benefits. Employers get loyal and hardworking individuals. Employees get a job that fulfills their potential. WhenPeopleWork provides a simple, fair, transparent and reliable process for employers and employees that matches potential candidates with jobs based on training, skills and experience.

A Case for the Fallen

by Francis Zarro
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There is never a shortage of stories about the “historic” measures and great accomplishments of important people. But let’s reflect for a moment on the importance of ordinary things and the labors of compromised people.

Every society and culture has its pariahs and outcasts, and we Americans are especially good at marginalizing the people who fall from grace while glorifying the powerful and attractive.

Program Launched to Help Former Prisoners Land Jobs, and to Resolve "Check the Box" Dilemma

Activist, Former Journalist Named as Project Manager
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July 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- With a prison population of 2.3 million in the U.S. and nearly 700,000 people being released annually from the nation’s prisons, there is a dire need for programs that help former prisoners reintegrate into society and establish productive lives. Finding employment is a crucial step in the re-entry process, and that’s where WhenPeopleWork.com comes in.

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