Oak Brook, IL
Ace Hardware is a chain of local hardware stores across the United States and Canada. With over 4,600 acres of store space spread out over 4,700 locations around the globe. All the stores are independently owned and operated by local entrepreneurs. Ace Hardware employs over 100,000 employees around the world.
Ace Hardware has locations around the United States
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Hiring Website Link
Go to the following website to apply http://www.acehardware.com/category/index.jsp?categoryId=34453516
Policy For Hiring Those With Felony Convictions
We received the following response after contacting them regarding their hiring policies for those with felony convictions:
“Our stores are independently owned and operated, controlling their own employment opportunities. You can search for your local store by using the store locator which we’ve included below. Each store may have their job listings posted on their individual page under Job Opportunities on acehardware.com.
Otherwise, you will need to contact the store directly for other opportunities. For your convenience, we have included the store locator link which can be found by clicking here.Once the store locator page is displayed, in the “Location” field, you may type your street address, City, State or just your zip code to return search results for ACE Hardware stores near you.“
Have They Hired Former Felons?
Ace Hardware did not confirm or deny that they have hired felons in the past. However, we have had confirmation from other sources that they have hired former felons in the past.
Specific Program For Hiring Former Felons
They do not have a specific program for the hiring of those with felony convictions.
Who Makes Hiring Decisions
As stated above, Ace Hardware stores are all locally owned and operated. Therefore, the local owners and manager are responsible for all hiring decisions.
The Best Way To Secure A Position
Applying at your local Ace Hardware and convincing the management to hire you is your best bet to secure a position.
Applying in person and explaining your conviction face-to-face generally is much better than simply filling out an application.
If you can get a referral from another employee at that location you will also be helping yourself out tremendously.