Does Shaw’s Supermarket Hire Felons – Jobs For Felons Report

Shaws logoCompany Name

Shaw’s

Industry

Supermarkets

Headquarters

West Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Company Overview

Shaw’s Market operates 135 stores are operated under the Shaw’s banner in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Until 2010, Shaw’s operated stores in all six New England states and as of 2011 Shaw’s remained the only supermarket chain with stores in five of the six after it sold its Connecticut operations. The chain’s largest competitors are Hannaford, Market Basket, and Stop & Shop. Star Market is a companion store to Shaw’s; Shaw’s having purchased the competing chain in 1999.

Hiring Locations

Shaw’s has locations across Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

Hiring Website Link

Go to the following website to apply http://www.shaws.com/careers/

Find more jobs for felons from our list of companies that hire felons found HERE.

 Policy For Hiring Those With Felony Convictions

We received the following response after contacting Shaw’s parent company Albertsons Inc. regarding their hiring policies for those with felony convictions:

“Albertsons LLC conducts criminal background checks as part of our normal hiring practices.

Every job offer is conditioned upon completion of this background check and each and every job applicant’s history is considered on a case by case basis. All applications for employment are accepted online…

Have They Hired Former Felons?

Shaw’s Supermarkets did not comment on if they have previously hired felons. We have had confirmation from other sources that Albertsons Inc. have indeed hired felons in the past however.

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

Hiring decisions are made by the the local hiring managers with guidance from corporate Human Resource policies.

The Best Way To Secure A Position

Applying at your local Shaw’s Supermarkets 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.

Have you had any experience applying to or working at this company?

If so, please share your experience in the comments below.

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