Out of Trouble, but Criminal Records Keep Men Out of Work
Title of the article is “Out of Trouble, but Criminal Records Keep Men out of Work”, by just looking at the title what it means to me is people are out of prison or out of trouble from crimes, but criminal records affect them a lot from job hunting, they could hardly get a job. What I already know about this subject? I know it is very hard for people who have criminal records to get a job, employers often worried people with criminal records may create trouble later on and they tend not to hire any of them or perform background check to eliminate applicants with criminal records throughout the hiring process. However, there is a lot of ...view middle of the document...
Nowadays with internet and technologies, it is not hard to perform background check on applicants and everyone who apply for jobs which makes it harder for people with criminal records to find a job, most of them get eliminate from beginning hiring process when company have software to run background check during the process. From the article “Employers, of course, have always taken an interest in the histories of prospective employees. Banks do not want to hire embezzlers; trucking companies do not want drunken drivers. Schools and security companies don’t want to hire criminals of any kind. But the easy availability of online databases lets employers investigate everyone “(BINYAMIN APPELBAUM, FEB. 28, 2015) above shows the main reason for employers trying to avoid hiring people with criminal records.
In conclusion, although we might think people with criminal records are bad people and it might be normal for them hard to get a job. However, we need to think about not all of them have committed a serious crime, and they all have family to support and find a job to support themselves. In my opinion, government could provide more help for them.
Looking forward for the reply and discussion on this topic, thanks
BINYAMIN APPELBAUM (FEB. 28, 2015). “Out of Trouble, but Criminal Records Keep Men Out of Work”. Retrieved February 28, 2015 from NY Times “http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/01/business/out-of-trouble-but-criminal-records-keep-men-out-of-work.html?src=me”