1 in 3 adults have a criminal record and HR professionals play an essential role to ensure the formerly incarcerated have access to quality employment opportunities. One of the keys to reducing recidivism and improving public safety is finding employment for those who were formerly incarcerated. In this episode, co-host Kevin Abbed and Kristy Parola interview SHRM Business Operations Specialist, Robert Bennett, who describes his compelling story of overcoming his criminal past, reintegrating back into society, and thriving in the workplace. You will also learn more about SHRM’s Getting Talent Back to Work initiative and the benefits of second chances.
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