How to address your criminal history in a job interview


For many job seekers with a criminal background, getting asked by a prospective employer to describe their record is their worst nightmare. But having a criminal past isn’t a deal-breaker for most employers, a recent survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Charles Koch Institute (CKI) found. That’s great news for the one-third of the adult working-age U.S. population that has a record.