Getting Started on Your Research: Suggestions for Ex-Offenders
Once you are released from prison or jail, you have lots of important decisions to make - from housing to employment - that may have life-altering consequences. At times the pressure to make so many responsible decisions can be overwhelming, especially since all your basic needs were taken care of for you by others during your incarceration. Read more.
Conducting Research: Job Alternatives
What jobs are available and which ones most interest you? What are the education and skill requirements, working conditions, and potential salary, benefits, and advancement opportunities? Much research can be done during your pre-release. Read more.
Job Search Tips for Ex-Offenders: Researching Employers and Companies
During your pre-release from prison or jail, you can do much research on employers and companies as part of your preparation for a job search. Read more.
Job Search Tips for Ex-Offenders: Researching Communities and Neighborhoods
Identifying the geographical area where you would like to work will be one of your most important decisions. Once you make this decision, other job search decisions and activities become easier. Read more.
Researching Communities in Which to Live and Work
When ex-offenders re-enter the outside world and consider where to find a job and reside, they can research communities at their local public library or on a computer connected to the Internet. Several resources will provide you with a current profile of various communities. Read more.
Determining the Best Place to Relocate To
After you re-enter the outside world after incarceration, you may decide you want to move to another community. If you are trying to determine the best place to live, you should start with the latest edition of Bert Sperling's and Peter Sander's Cities Ranked and Rated and David Savageau's Places Rated Almanac. Read more.