Pros and cons | What are the benefits of hiring ex-offenders?

What are the benefits of hiring ex-offenders?

Almost all business leaders would agree that Diversity & Inclusion is a big element of their company's growth and success. The importance of D&I has gained a significant amount of traction in recent years.

But the diversity that employers speak of rarely includes those with a past criminal record, and research shows that in recruitment processes, employers are more likely to turn down these types of candidates, even if there aren’t any company policies against hiring those with a conviction, illustrating that prejudice and bias continues to exist within recruitment despite diversity efforts.

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