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I live in Oklahoma, I have a felony, do you know who will hire me?

I just got out of prison in march, I am on parole until sept 08. I have a good resume to my previous conviction. I have administration and customer service experience, but sadly I am having a hard time finding work do to my felony. I am becoming frustrated, and min wage will not cover my fines and living costs. Can anyone help me? Is there anyoneone who has advise or has gone through this and is now successful in life?

Asked By: brenda_rizzo - 4/30/2008
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There is a federal program available for people who are considered to be "high-risk" on the job. It's called the Federal Bonding Program... More
Answered By: Chai - 5/2/2008
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The Military
Answered By: Kpattysacks - 4/30/2008
 
Uncle Sam wants you!
Answered By: lunatic - 4/30/2008
 
Office work will be extremely hard to find. Consider going into a different field. Who might hire you: restaurants, lawn care, tree trimming & ice storm debris removal, construction crews, carpet layers.
Answered By: suzanne g - 4/30/2008
 
My relative has a felony and worked at a shop detailing cars. He actually brought home like 800.00 a week! And that was first shift monday-friday. Just an idea .
Answered By: rene - 4/30/2008
 
go to western oklahoma and you can find work on an oil rig. there are plenty of oil companies in the elk city area that are hurting for hands and will give you a second chance. there are also oil companies around Mcalester in the eastern part that will give you a shot i bet. Oil field is booming right now... More
Answered By: nolan b - 4/30/2008
 
It depends on the type of felony, my husband had a felony DUI and was able to write a letter of explanation to his future employer. Although he would not have been able to get a driving job, obviously. He is a successful Banker now. If your felony is for theft or fraud or something like that you will probably have... More
Answered By: Jennifer F - 4/30/2008
 
WoW! Well I am glad you did your time for whatever you did and are trying to get back on your feet. It will be tough for you . Have you tried using a temp service... More
Answered By: Sqweegee - 4/30/2008
 
Depends on what you did, if it was a vilolent crime you may have alot of trouble. Your parole officer should be giving you some help with this. You may have to take a min wage job for the time being until you boost up your reputation as a law abiding citizen for now. Face the fact that you have a record and some... More
Answered By: shoegal 67 - 4/30/2008
 
i suppose guarder will suit for u.i wonder u should be very strong and very brave.
Answered By: bookie - 4/30/2008
 
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