Did you know that many felons often express feelings of dread and fear after leaving prison life? That is primarily because of the stigma and discrimination they face after finishing their sentences. Despite having paid their debt to society, finding a job can be difficult.
However, with the right support and guidance, ex-convicts can easily apply for any jobs for felons in Chattanooga Tennessee.
Why Felons Need To Get a Job
Convicts with jobs can better reintegrate into society. Below are some of the top benefits associated with felons getting a job.
Having a job ensures a regular paycheck, which means you don’t have to worry about fulfilling basic needs. You will also find that a regular paycheck helps ensure financial stability to lending agencies.
Sense of Security
One of the most important reasons for getting a job is the sense of security attached to it. That means you are not dependent on anyone anymore. Additionally, you are now functioning as an equal member of society.
With a stable income, you don’t have to worry about being homeless. Having a roof over your head is an essential step in ensuring your physical and psychological well-being.
Learning New Skills
With a new job, in a new field, you get the opportunity to learn many new skills. That means you are updating and upgrading yourself to compete with the times. Learning new skills also instills a sense of hope for the future.
Jobs for Felons in Chattanooga Tennessee
Some of the most common types of available jobs for felons in Chattanooga Tennessee include the following:
If you want to work as a truck driver, you must get a commercial driver’s license (CDL). That means despite knowing how to drive a car, you will need to upgrade your skills to learn and become qualified to drive a truck.
Although a fairly new position in Chattanooga, you will find that working as a remodeling merchandiser is very rewarding. For starters, you get to employ your organizational and time management skills. These jobs are also usually done out of hours which means low no excessive human interaction.
Current Available Jobs in the Area
The population of Chattanooga, Tennessee, has reached about 179,000 by 2017. A major city with this many people provides numerous opportunities when looking for work. A felon, based on our research, will have even greater challenges in finding a job here because of lower priority and limited opportunity due to a criminal record.
Below we have a number of job listings, followed by the top employers in Chattanooga 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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