Why Hire the Hard-To-Hire
Inspiration behind the Beacon of Hope
Everyone who needs a Second Chance to work and change their life – gets that chance.
To expose 2500 Second Chance job opportunities in Hamilton County each year by inspiring and equipping employers to embrace this cause.
INSPIRE more companies to provide Second Chance employment
RAISE AWARENESS of the need and proven business benefits
LEVERAGE ECOSYSTEM of social services and incentives for Second Chance support
SHARE BEST PRACTICES and resources
In the past half-decade, several businesses independently tapped into a hard-working previously overlooked resource in Greater Cincinnati – citizens returning from time in prison looking for a second chance to rebuild their lives – they discovered more opportunity…
Many people of the 2,100 returning to Hamilton County from prison each year have great attitudes, skills and determination to bring to the workplace every day. They have families that need them to survive. What they don’t have? A chance to prove themselves…
HOW TO ENGAGE
The Beacon of Hope Business Alliance has great insight to share for employers to derive more immediate business success in opening jobs to our Second Chance Citizens. We offer a simple process to hire and develop talent and a deep pool of free resources to…
Why We Do it
Which one of these reasons appeals most to you?
Everyone deserves a second chance
Lower turnover / Higher production
Change lives: Hire one, affect 14
Stronger economy / Smaller prisons
These are the companies aligned with the vision of Beacon of Hope who support us and our affiliates in any of three ways…hiring, advocating, or donating. We thank them for their commitment to bringing practical needed change to our community by helping to expose jobs for those ready to make a change in their lives. And we thank you for supporting them. It’s how it works.
Advertiser Printers Inc.
Amstan Logistics Asylum P.R.
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Arrasmith Promotions, Inc.
Benjamin Best Freight
Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
City Gospel Mission
City of Cincinnati Trade & Development
Continuum Advisory Group
CM Staffing, Inc.
Dewey’s Pizza, Oakley
Elevation Employment Services
Fifth Third Bank
frg Fixture Resource Group
Frost Brown Todd
Fusion Media Agency
Hamilton County Office of Reentry
Honeybaked Ham Company
Ionic Communications Group
JobsPlus Employment Network
Lawn Life, Inc.
North American Properities
Martin & Associates
Ohio Justice & Policy Center
Partners for a Competitive Workforce
Pax Corrugated Products
River City Correctional Center
St. Vincent de Paul
Ulmer & Berne
US Digital Partners
Yankee Doodle Deli