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Would You HIre an Ex-Con?

A standard application often inquiries about an applicant's background, especially convictions of felonies. While many hiring managers stay clear of individuals with a record during the hiring process, you may be missing out on valuable talent by dismissing these candidates. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of hiring an ex-con before automatically trashing application materials that indicate a felony conviction.
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