Helpful Tips

  • If you are on Facebook, join the group 'Charlotte Employment Opportunities.' This very active group lists multiple job opportunities a day and the 25,000 + group members are very helpful. Many members have criminal backgrounds.
  • Many people with records find jobs through staffing agencies. Staffing agencies have different policies in regard to people with criminal records so ask when you call what their particular policy is.

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Many people in Mecklenburg County with criminal records have found successfully obtained employment. If you are one of these people, other job seekers would love to know how you landed your job. Do you know of an employer who hires people with criminal records?  Please share what you've learned here so that we can get the word out! If you are recommending an employer, we will check with them before publicizing their information.