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Best jobs for ex-offenders : 101 opportunities to jump-start your new life / Ronald L Krannich.

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Jay County Public Library - Portland 650.14 K89 (Text) 76383000437197 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 650.14 Krannich (Text) 78292000357356 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781570233609
  • Physical Description: iv, 139 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Manassas Park, VA : Impact Publications, c2016.

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1: Find the best jobs for you! -- The cost of sunlight; A failed but hopeful system; Jobs and re-offending; On your own on the outside; Consider new options; Identify the "best" jobs for you; Look for exciting new occupations; Implications of future trends for you; Your hopeful first job out; Late-breaking education news for inmates -- 2: Transitional employment experiences. -- Taking initiative, encountering reality; Employers want proof of performance; Importance of transitional work experiences; Creating your new record; Best employer-centered approaches for ex-offenders -- 3: Job restrictions affecting ex-offenders. -- I've fallen down and; Barriers to employment from within yourself; External barriers to employment; What you need to do; What employers know about your record -- 4: Construction trades and related jobs. -- Promising opportunities, unstable future; Turnover occupations; Recession-proof trades; Useful online resources; Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons; Carpenters; Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers; Construction and building inspectors; Construction equipment operators; Construction laborers; Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers; Electricians; Elevator installers and repairers; Glaziers; Hazardous materials removal workers; Insulation workers; Painters, construction, and maintenance; Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters; Roofers; Sheet metal workers; Structural iron and steel workers; Ask yourself -- 5: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations. -- Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and service technicians; Automotive body and glass repairers; Automotive service technicians and mechanics; General maintenance and repair workers; Heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers; Line installers and repairers; Small engine mechanics -- 6: Science, math, engineering, and technology Jobs. -- Computer support specialists; Cost estimators; Drafters ; Electrical and electronics engineering technicians; Electrical and electronics installers and repairers; Information security analysts; Operations research analysts -- 7: Production occupations. -- Machinists and tool and die makers; Painting and coating workers; Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers; Production occupations in decline -- 8: Transportation and material moving occupations. -- Bus drivers; Cargo and freight agents; Delivery truck drivers and driver/sales workers; Hand laborers and material movers; Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers; Taxi drivers and chauffeurs; Water transportation occupations -- 9. Travel and hospitality Jobs. -- The Industry and its many players; Air traffic controllers; Chefs and head cooks; Cruise line jobs; Food and beverage servicing and related workers; Food service managers; Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks; Meeting, convention, and event planners -- 10. 52 more jobs for ex-offenders. Employment restrictions revisited; Computer and internet jobs; Health and medical care jobs; Sales and related jobs; Sports, entertainment, and media jobs; Military, government, and nonprofit jobs; Start your own business -- The 101 best jobs: summary index, education, salary -- Re-entry success resources
Summary, etc.: 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 directory for exploring job options appropriate for ex-offenders...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 is very clear: ex-offenders are employable. Given useful information, an action plan, and a positive attitude couple with drive, they can become successful...can create a new future filled with freedom, purpose, joy, and prosperity!
Subject: Ex-convicts > Employment.
Ex-convicts > Vocational guidance.
Job hunting.

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