Felon-friendly companies and second chance employers in Cincinnati, West Side, Downtown, and more that give men and women a second chance.
Felon-Friendly jobs in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky
Cincinnati companies that hire felons.
Jobs for people with a criminal record, a felony, or returning citizens
Job seekers with barriers to employment can pursue career opportunities at several felon-friendly and second chance companies in Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and throughout the United States. Finding a job is never easy. The human resources professionals at these equal opportunity employers encourage every jobseeker to review online job postings.
Local career centers can help unemployed workers assess job and occupation skills, search for jobs, apply for jobs and complete job applications, write cover letters and resumes, meet with recruiters and prepare for job interviews. Career centers are also connected to recruitment teams and are knowledgeable about upcoming employment opportunities and job fairs as well as resources needed once a job offer is accepted.
The second chance employers listed in this article review the candidate’s qualifications felon-friendly companies deal with the hiring of felons, on a case-by-case basis.
The information in this article is as current as of the publication date. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information prior to acting.
11305 Reed Hartman Hwy, Suite 126, Cincinnati, OH 45241
4440 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45229
344 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220
11260 Chester Road, Cincinnati, OH 45246
5191 Natorp Boulevard #400, Mason, OH 45040
Beacon of Hope Business Alliance
708 Walnut Street #200, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Bob’s Discount Furniture
9959 Colerain Avenue Stone Creek, Cincinnati, OH 45251
Chipotle Bar & Grill
4402 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45212
6800 Cintas Boulevard, #9151, Mason, OH 45040
City of Cincinnati
801 Plum Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Dugan & Meyers
11110 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242
619 Central Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Embassy Suites Cincinnati
4554 Lake Forest Drive, Blue Ash, OH 45242
Innovative Cleaning Services
4903 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45217
2850 Henkle Drive, Lebanon, OH 45036
Just Right Construction & Lawn Care Service
3655 Michigan Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45208
1014 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
9880 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45215
8743 Union Centre Boulevard, West Chester Township, OH 45069
1907 South Street, Cincinnati, OH 45204
Paradise Pool and Patio
2345 Ashland Ave, Unit #508, Cincinnati, OH 45206
3819 Edwards Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209
Stonewall Road Automotive Group
5236 Kennedy Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45213
Sudden Change, LLC
2140 Waycross Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231
Volunteers of America
700 W Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45203
95 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Felon-friendly companies in Cincinnati and throughout the United States
Here are tips for job searching with a felony. Although the companies listed above are known to hire felons, it is not guaranteed that all job opportunities listed are applicable. Check out their website, do the research and follow the application process like normal. A wonderful place to start is to make an appointment with the Hamilton County Re-entry Office. There, a specialist will help you with your resume, referral letters, and job placement opportunities.
Check out Jobs That Hire Felons and Jail to Job for felon-friendly lists of national companies that hire felons and lists of the industry’s most accepting of offenders. HowFelonsCanGetJobs.com is also a great blog to follow on the subject matter.
In some cases, it may be beneficial for offenders and felons to submit a letter of recommendation along with their resumes. Successful Release gives tips for letters of recommendation. Examples are religious leaders, prison staff, parole officers, or former employers. The recommendation letter should highlight the best qualities of the applicant that relate to the job they are applying for, and how that person will be a good employee.
Once you have secured an interview with a company, it is a clever idea to research the company, what they do, and what matters to them. Also, it is also important to dress appropriately and per the dress code of the company for the interview.
If there are any felon-friendly companies in the Queen City that were not mentioned but would like to be named on our list, please contact The Voice of Black Cincinnati.
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Marissa Staples, Writer
The Voice of Black Cincinnati