The population of Boston, Massachusetts, as of 2023 is approximately 660,000 people, and such a large city offers a wide variety of jobs to the general public. Getting work is challenging enough for most people, but even more so for someone with a felony record because of limited opportunities and lower priority because of their criminal background.
Given the number of inhabitants in Boston, you may think that finding jobs for felons in Boston Massachusetts shouldn’t pose much of a challenge. However, keep in mind that you are not just competing with convicted people but also those fresh out of high school, immigrants, and others without a criminal background.
This factor could be demoralizing for some. Nevertheless, with a bit of preparation, you might be right up there signing a job contract.
Jobs for Felons in Boston Massachusetts
As implied earlier, you have to be well-equipped both physically and mentally to boost your chances of securing a living. To help you become a law-abiding, productive worker, here are a couple of tips that may be the difference between success and failure.
Acquire a Commercial Driver’s License
You may notice that lots of jobs for felons in Boston Massachusetts require this type of license to qualify for the position. It’s not exactly the most prestigious way to earn a living. Still, the salary and bonuses are nothing to scoff at.
Starting over your life might be costly because you may need to pay rent, utilities, consumables, appliances, and others. As such, considering a trucking job may just be the right choice for you.
Invest in Personal Grooming
Job hunting, whether the old-fashioned way or online, will most likely have an interview phase. Presenting yourself professionally will surely be a positive, regardless if you have a record or not.
Make sure to get a clean haircut before you accept any interview. Remove any accessories on your face, like earrings, and hide your visible tattoos if you have any. Lastly, buy some formal clothes that will match your improved appearance.
Work on your Social Skills
This one might be a tad tricky because the time you spent inside may have severely affected the manner in how you conduct yourself with others. To improve or recalibrate your social skills, you may have to seek guidance from community leaders, coaches, or educators to enhance your personality.
Jobs in sales and customer service are plenty in Boston. Hence, if you become more sociable, you may not have to spend too much time searching for work.
Below we have a number of job listings, followed by the top employers in Boston and their hiring policies.
Make sure you read this entire page for your best chance at being successful in your job search.
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The Technical Supervisor is responsible for training, support, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs of electromechanical, mechanical and electronic equipment as follows: parking ... Read More
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Salary: The Account Coordinator is a highly-motivated college graduate with exceptional organization skills and who thrives working as part of a team to convert leads to sales through the development ... Read More
Specialty: Call Center Representative Locations: Boston, MA Shift: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 3:30pm to 10:30pm Start Date: ASAP Pays up to $20.00 Job Details: * Handling of incoming and outgoing ... Read More
This is a fully remote position available to candidates in the U.S. RSAC is the parent company of the globally renowned RSA Conference -- "where the world talks security." The conference has been ... Read More
The Customer Service Representative (CSR) position serves as the main point of contact for our Personal Injury Protection (PIP) clients. This is a specialized role requiring the ability to review ... Read More
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We have an opening for Customer Service Representative to join our growing team! Our Customer Service Representatives service incoming customers through phone calls, chats, SMS and email inquiries ... Read More
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Dealer Specialties is looking for a Customer Service Representative / Vehicle Inspector to join our dynamic team. We offer a desirable work environment that allows you to work independently. We are ... Read More
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Description: AC Hotel Boston Downtown, a Colwen Hotels property, is seeking an experienced and well-organized Sales Coordinator, to provide the necessary support to the Sales Team. The successful ... Read More
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Our Biotech client is searching for a Customer Care Associate to join their growing team. The Customer Care Associate provides daily support for all duties relating to the processing of customer ... Read More
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Vaco - Boston has teamed up with our client to locate and hire Customer Support Specialists to join their team. In this role you will serve as the bank's first line of response for a high volume of ... Read More
You are a great teammate who works well with others! You are organized, motivated, and have an infectious positive attitude! Strong organizational skills, written & verbal communication, ability to ... Read More
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We are seeking a Survey Consultant to join our team! Responsibilities: Salary: $19/hour Location: North of Boston, MA (on-site) Hours: Monday - Friday, 6:00am - 2:00pm or 7:00am - 3:00pm Description ... Read More
We are searching for a motivated individual who enjoys variety in their day and thrives in a fast-paced environment to join our team as a Staffing Specialist. This individual will support the Branch ... Read More
VFS Global, the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, is currently hiring Enrollment Officer's in our Application Center in ... Read More
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