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Nearly 700,000 individuals are released from prison each year and are locked out of the job market. Because of longstanding biases and lack of knowledge, many employers are reluctant to hire people who have served their time and hope for a second chance. This is both short-sighted and costly for companies in a time of critical skills shortages.

These presentations cover tips and tools for tapping this talent source effectively and demonstrates how hiring skilled workers with criminal backgrounds is a win-win—empowering businesses to fill their talent gaps with loyal employees and enabling communities to benefit from reduced criminal recidivism and stronger family units.

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