Author Archives: Adam Sanders

About Adam Sanders

Adam Sanders has worked as a reentry advisor, program leader, and teacher at San Quentin State prison in San Quentin California for several years. He co-founded San Quentin's financial literacy program and is passionate about helping former offenders successfully re-enter society and find personal and financial success.Adam also has nearly a decade of experience working in Marketing and Finance for large software companies and an MBA from Northwestern University.

What you need to know about asking for a letter of recommendation
03 Jul

How To Ask For A Letter Of Recommendation As A Felon

How to ask for a letter of recommendation as a felon is not something they teach you in prison. Very few job seekers obtain letters of recommendation and even fewer know how to ask for a letter of recommendation as a felon. Those ...

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Find out if felony expungement is an option
26 Jun

Is Felony Expungement Possible For You?

Find out if felony expungement is possible for you is a vital step to take once you leave prison. Having a criminal record can create a lot of problems for you throughout the job search. Employers will often ask if ...

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Spending your time in prison wisely
17 Jun

Spending Prison Time Wisely For Those Inside

Spending prison time wisely is vital to your success. While you are in prison you have one major luxury that most on the outside do not have. FREE TIME. Once your prison time is over and you are released all of ...

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Job postings - finding employment for felons
12 Jan

How to find employment for felons by understanding job postings

Employment for felons is difficult to find when you don’t have a lot of experience reading help wanted ads or job postings. There are a lot of unwritten rules and lingo that you might not be aware of if this ...

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Guide to open bank account for felons
05 Jan

Guide To Opening A Bank Account For Felons

When you walk out of prison with your $200 in gate money opening a bank account for felons is not often a top priority. That first $200 will go quickly but you need to be looking to the future. Aside ...

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Who hire felons - networking main
02 Jan

Who Hires Felons: Where To Network To Find Jobs For Felons

Who hires felons? That is a questions I hear over and over in the job training and reentry programs I lead. It is a constant struggle to find out exactly who hires felons. Companies that do hire ex cons don’t want to ...

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Does Concord pet hire felons?
31 Dec

Does Concord Pet Foods and Supplies Hire Felons: Jobs For Felons Report

Company Name Concord Pet Foods and Supplies Industry Pet food and supplies Headquarters Newark, Delaware Company Overview Concord Pet started in 1978 out of a trailer at Larry’s Mobile. Originally the Mutschler Family was looking for a way to feed ...

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30 Dec

Strategy for finding good jobs for felons

  Finding good jobs for felons requires a good strategy. Like any other difficult task spending a little time at the beginning to plan your actions will guarantee a much higher chance of success. The fact that you are reading ...

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Does the Alton & Southern railroad hire felons
29 Dec

Does The Alton and Southern Railway Company Hire Felons: Jobs For Felons Report

Company Name Alton and Southern Railway Company Industry Railroad Headquarters Chicago, IL Company Overview The Alton & Southern Railway Company operates as a switching railroad, connecting and directing freight from all over the United States to various strategic destination points. Operating ...

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finding jobs for ex felons through networking main
28 Dec

The Guide To Finding Jobs For Ex Felons Through Networking

Networking is the absolute most effective method for finding jobs for ex felons. As we discussed in our previous article on how others are finding jobs for ex felons HERE, between 40% and 80% of all jobs are filled through ...

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