Careers for Felons

If you’re an ex-offender looking for work, these careers might be options for you.

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1. Car Salesman

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Car Salesman

Your Match?

Do you have a friendly and outgoing personality?

2. Baker

Baker Baker


Your Match?

Breads, cakes, cookies, pastries, and pies..

3. Restaurant Cook

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Restaurant Cook

Your Match?

A restaurant cook is someone whose responsibility it is to prepare and cook various appetizers, entrees and desserts; to ensure the ingredients used are fresh; to make sure the work area is clean; and to have any necessary equipment readily available.

4. Food Server

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Food Server

Your Match?

Food servers perform a variety of customer service, food preparation, and cleaning duties in full-service restaurants, casual dining eateries, and other eating and drinking places.

5. Welder

Welder Welder


Your Match?

A welder is a skilled tradesperson who joins metal together, or fills and repairs holes on metal constructions through the use of intense heat and gas.

6. Carpenter

Carpenter Carpenter


Your Match?

Do you like building or creating things with wood?

7. Electrician

Electrician Electrician


Your Match?

Electricians are tradesmen and women whose responsibilities are to design, install, maintain, and troubleshoot electrical wiring systems.

8. Sales Representative

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Sales Representative

Your Match?

A sales representative showcases and sells a product or products to businesses, organizations, and government agencies, rather than selling directly to consumers.

9. Telemarketer

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Your Match?

A telemarketer is a phone-based sales representative, working in employer call centres or for third-party call centre firms.