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Felon-friendly companies and second chance employers in Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont counties in Ohio and Kenton, Campbell and Boone counties in Northern Kentucky.

 

Felon-Friendly companies in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

Cincinnati companies 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.

 

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Felon-friendly and second change employers in the Greater Cincinnati Area

 

@Work Personnel

513-273-0176
11305 Reed Hartman Highway, Suite 126, 45241 (Blue Ash)

 

AAMCO

513-242-4440
4440 Reading Road, 45229 (Norwood)

 

Ace Hardware

513-281-9600
344 Ludlow Avenue, 45220 (Clifton)

 

Adecco Staffing

513-771-3006
11260 Chester Road, 45246 (Sharonville)

 

Aerotek

513-229-2000
5191 Natorp Boulevard, #400, 45040 (Mason)

 

Architectural Louvers

888-568-8371
266 West Mitchell Avenue, 45232 (Winton Place)

 

Beacon of Hope Business Alliance

513-813-2730
708 Walnut Street, #200, 45202 (Downtown)

 

Bob’s Discount Furniture

513-866-4531
9959 Colerain Avenue Stone Creek, 45251 (Colerain)

 

Chipotle Bar & Grill

513-351-0100
4402 Montgomery Road, 45212 (Norwood)

 

Cintas

513-459-1200
6800 Cintas Boulevard, #9151, 45040 (Mason)

 

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City of Cincinnati

513-352-2400
801 Plum Street, 45202 (Downtown)

 

Dugan & Meyers

513-891-4300
11110 Kenwood Road, 45242 (Blue Ash)

 

Eastern Personnel

513-421-4666
619 Central Avenue, 45202 (Downtown)

 

Embassy Suites Cincinnati

513-733-8900
4554 Lake Forest Drive, 45242 (Blue Ash)

 

General Electric

513-243-2000
1 Neumann Way, 45215 (Lincoln Heights)

 

Innovative Cleaning Services

513-818-8008
4903 Vine Street, 45217 (St. Bernard)

 

Jake Sweeney Automotive Group

513-782-2805
1280 East Kemper Road, 45246 (Sharonville)

 

JBM Packaging

513-228-3005
2850 Henkle Drive, 45036 (Lebanon)

 

Just Right Construction & Lawn Care Service

513-808-5515
7671 Colerain Ave # E, 45239 (Colerain)

 

Kelly Services

513-533-0377
3655 Michigan Avenue, 45208 (Rookwood)

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Kroger Co.

800-576-4377
1014 Vine Street, 45202 (Downtown)

 

Labor Ready

513-772-6369
9880 Springfield Pike, 45215 (Lincoln Heights)

 

Manpower, Inc.

513-772-2220
8743 Union Centre Boulevard, 45069 (West Chester)

 

Meyer’s Garden Center & Landscaping, Inc.

513-829-8299
5072 Dixie Highway, 45014 (Fairfield)

 

Nehemiah Manufacturing

513-351-5700
1907 South Street, 45204 (Lower Price Hill)

 

Paradise Pool and Patio

513-884-2001
2345 Ashland Avenue, Unit #508, 45206 (Walnut Hills)

 

Rumpke

513-742-2900

 

Seasons 52

513-631-5252
3819 Edwards Road, 45209 (Rookwood)

 

Volunteers of America

513-639-3743
700 W Pete Rose Way, 45203 (Queensgate)

 

Yard House

513-381-4071
95 E Freedom Way, 45202 (The Banks)

 

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Felon-friendly companies in Cincinnati and throughout the United States

 

 

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

Written by: Marissa Staples

 

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