Columbus Restauranteur Hires Second Chance

Joe DeLoss, who runs a hot new restaurant in Columbus, OH called Hot Chicken Takeover, recently got more than he bargained for because he set out to hire the Hard-to-Hire in Columbus. Check out his story on the Rachel Ray Show.

Doing good in the community takes you places you never dreamed. Congrats, Joe. And thanks Rachel for bringing attention to the cause.

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Employing Mercy May 13

Join fellow CEOs and business owners in Greater Cincinnati who are making a difference in their businesses and
in our community. Whether or not you are in a position to offer jobs to the Hard-to-Hire in Cincinnati, your participation will signal great change and hope and support in this Year of Mercy. Employing Mercy is a Breakfast Event at Union Terminal May 13 7:30am to 9:30am. Business owners be…

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This Movement is Bigger than Cincy

We were excited to come across this article shared with us about the success that a bakery is having hiring Second Chance in New York, of all places. (Apparently there aren’t as many lost in Yonkers anymore.) Stories like these remind us that this isn’t just a movement that is happening in Cincinnati – but once this secret is out, many companies will want to make these kinds of hires…

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Fair Hiring Good for Business, Community

I am passionate about business. I am passionate about good business. I am passionate about policy that levels the playing field for U.S. manufacturing to compete across the globe.

U.S. manufacturing needs all its qualified and able workers involved to compete, and one challenge I have focused my business practice on is creating a level playing field for individuals who are shut out of employment due to a blemish on…

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Business group forms for ‘hard-to-hire’

The Beacon of Hope Business Alliance, an organization aiming to encourage private businesses to hire individuals with criminal records, launched today at City Gospel Mission. The organization is a partnership of legal services, religious organizations, nonprofits and private employers.

The goal of the alliance is to create a “way for more companies to participate in creating employment opportunities for all those hungry for this vital second chance.”…Read More

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